Telescopic forklift training / certificate of competence

Every company that has telehandlers in its equipment fleet must also have qualified operating personnel. It is important here that the operators can handle the equipment safely and efficiently. Depending on the intended use of the telehandler, various certificates are required. These can be acquired through appropriate training at GRUMA .

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Telescopic forklift training / certificate of competence
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Training procedure telescopic forklift "driving license

  • Course contents of the training
  • Legal basis
  • Structure and function of a telescopic forklift
  • Stability
  • Start-up, overrun, slewing
  • Correct handling of loads
  • Attachment selection & change
  • Working near overhead and contact lines
  • Special privileges, telescopic forklift in public road traffic
  • Transport and loading
  • Necessary qualifications and duties of the operators
  • Final exam with certificate

Procedure and duration telescopic forklift training

Stage 1:

  • General qualification for telescopic forklifts with rigid superstructure
  • 2 days (10 lessons per day)

Stage 2a:

  • Additional qualification for telescopic forklift rotating upper carriage
  • 1 day (10 lessons per day)

Stage 2b:

  • Additional qualification for use as an elevating work platform
  • 1 day (10 lessons per day)
  • not applicable for lifting platform certificate according to DGUV 308-008 of group 1b/3b

Number of participants per telescopic forklift course: maximum 10 persons

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We come to you: GRUMA In-house training

You would like to train several employees in your company? We can also hold seminars on your premises on request. This way, your employees can learn to drive with their own equipment and in familiar surroundings. 

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Your service package

  • Soft drinks and coffee for the entire duration of the training course
  • Hot lunch
  • Training materials
  • Qualified trainers
  • Latest technology
  • Certificate of attendance

Module prices

Telescopic forklift driving license (rigid + rotating)
634,75 € plus VAT.
Telescopic forklift driving license (rigid)
424,75 € plus VAT.

In-house training possible at your site


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Frequently asked questions about the telescopic loader driver's license

Telehandlers can be equipped with a wide variety of attachments, such as forks, loading shovels, load hooks or work platforms. To make your employees aware of the dangers and reduce the risk of accidents, GRUMA offers the course for all telehandler operators. In addition, the training course meets the requirements of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution (DGUV 308-009). Both practical and theoretical knowledge about the operation of the telescopic handler will be taught to you in the respective course levels.

Legal basis

Qualification and commissioning of drivers of all-terrain telescopic forklifts

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Training program of the GRUMA Academy 2023

Submission of written order to drive telescopic handlers with rigid superstructure (level 1) | Written driving order

Submission of written assignment to drive telescopic handlers with rigid and rotating upper carriage (level 2) | Written driving assignment

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