Conversion Course Telescopic Handler CSCS card to QSCS card

This conversion course from a CSCS card to QSCS card enables trained quarry plant operators who hold a current CSCS Telescopic Handler QQI certificate to gain recognition and provide an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their, knowledge associated with Telescopic Handler quarry operations.

Course Duration

Half day (Max 12 candidates)

Starting Time

9 am


Theory Examination

Course Content
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Safe working practices
  • Machine components and functions
  • Correct operating techniques
  • Pre-use checks and basic maintenance
  • Road travel (where permitted)
  • Types and characteristics of materials and loads
  • Site safety
  • Shut down and securing procedures
  • Is in possession of a valid Telescopic Handler Solas CSCS card and QQI certificate.
  • Have at least six months full time experience (must be within the last two years)
  • ID (Passport or Driving Licence)
  • PPS Number
  • Completed Candidate pack
  • 1 x Passport Photo
  • Candidate must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E)
  • Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or over

On successful completion of Telescopic Handler Assessment candidates will be issued with a Solas QSCS card. (Candidates still retain their CSCS card)