RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable team delivers high quality, reliable training solutions that provide hands-on training at our simulated site facilities throughout Queensland.

Major Training Group is your genuine training partner. To expand your job potential and get valuable building and construction industry experience from the ground up, Major Training Group will make it happen.


A Telehandler ticket with Major Training Group will give you the skills to operate a telescopic handler or ‘telehandler’ and its attachments in a range heavy lifting machine operator jobs. Telehandler operators use this versatile machinery for lifting and carrying materials in a range of industries including construction and mining, transport and logistics and agriculture.

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct telescopic materials handler operations in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries and is appropriate for those working in operational roles. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors.


Major Training Group offers flexible, easy to access options that let you learn on the job. Choose the program that suits you:

One day course

  • Everything you need to earn your Telehandler ticket from start to finish
  • High quality competency-based training from our knowledgeable team
  • Available Monday to Friday on days to suit you
  • Course run from 6.30 7am to 3pm daily
  • Applicable for non-slewing telehandlers with a lifting capacity of less than 3 tonnes using the following attachments:
    • Forks
    • Work platform basket with a boom length of less than 11 metres
    • Earthmoving buckets

Telehandler course includes

  • A detailed training plan
  • Classroom based training in health and safety through videos, live demonstrations, and clear instructions delivered by our high performing, knowledgeable trainers
  • Written and practical assessment including all training materials and a hi-vis vest.
  • Statement of Attainment

Course Requirements

  • Hold a current standard driving licence
  • Be able to read and write basic English (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Pass a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 17 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification
  • Wear steel capped or safety boots during training; sun protection – Hat, long sleeved shirt and pants are also recommended