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Crawler crane training (March 2023) CPCS

13 March 2023 - 17 March 2023

A 5 day CPCS crawler crane training course (A02). Delivered one to one with instructor.

This course is designed for semi/ experienced operators

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a crawler crane operator. This qualification covers mobile cranes.

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the crawler crane will be able to accomplish the following:

Crawler crane training course content

Roles and responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for work with the mobile crane

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling and manoeuvring your mobile crane

  • Configure and set for travel
  • Travel the crane to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain rigid and re-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working tasks on the mobile crane

  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel (where applicable)
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting fly jibs or boom extensions

Completing work

  • Dismantle the crane in preparation of movement

Shutting down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and loading procedures for machine transportation

For your reference you can download the relevant questions for the theory test.

ACOP Group is accredited by both CPCS and NPORS.


13 March 2023
17 March 2023
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ACOP Group Limited
Capel Quarry, Gorslas,
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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ACOP Group
01269 844155
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Your level of experience

Whatever your level of experience, contact us to discuss your training needs.

To make sure you're on the right course we'll ask you a few questions as a short learner profiling exercise.

Are you an experienced operator? You may want to proceed directly to test, or discuss pre-test familiarisation training.

We are also happy to discuss how you can progress from your red card to a blue card, or any NVQ requirements you may have.

Get in touch with ACOP Group to plan your next steps. You can email us at info@acopgroup.com or call us on 01269 844155.

ACOP Group offer the full range of CPCS and NPORS-accredited courses. Our listings give an example of what we have forthcoming. However, please contact us with any individual requirements, or to ask for any cancellations and last minute offers.
We are based near Cross Hands, Llanelli, south Wales. We are within a reasonable driving distance of the following areas: Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Bristol, Caldicot, Cardiff, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Hereford, Milford Haven, Newport, Newtown, Pembroke, south west England, Swansea, Swindon, Welshpool.