Crane supervisor training (May 2019)

Crane supervisor training (May 2019)

We are running a 4 day CPCS (A62) crane supervisor course. This course is aimed at those with previous experience in lifting operations. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 4 learners. The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a Crane/Lift Supervisor The Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that a lifting operation is properly supervised and carried out in a safe manner in accordance with a method statement/ lift plan. A full description of the duties and responsibilities of a Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor can be found in the Approved Code of Practice for the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (L117) and BS 7121 Part 1: 2006. Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in: Regulations and codes of practice Safe systems of work, lift plans, method statements and risk assessments Personal responsibilities Cranes: types and terminology Lifting documentation Crane stability, duty charts and safety devices Crane appreciation and suitability Controlling lifting operations Roles and responsibilities Methods of...
Ride on roller training (May 2019)

Ride on roller training (May 2019)

A three day course for a CPCS ride on roller (A31). The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a roller operator. This qualification covers ride-on rollers Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the Ride on Roller will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake all pre-use and running checks Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and set for site travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure and set for compacting duties Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Compact loose granular materials to specification Compact in straight lines and around radii Compact supported and unsupported edges Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
A77 Telescopic handler 360 slew (April 2019) short course

A77 Telescopic handler 360 slew (April 2019) short course

We are running a telescopic handler 360 slew course (A77) for experienced Telescopic Handler operators. No previous 360 slew experience is necessary, but maybe advantageous. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 2 learners. This is a 5 day course and includes the A17E – suspended loads category. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the telescoping handler will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake and record all pre-use checks Explain the need and function of appropriate documentation Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and ready for travel (site and highway) Travel over level surfaces with and without loads and, on rough, undulating ground and inclines Manoeuvre in a limited space area with and without loads Arrange and follow given signals and instructions when travelling and manoeuvring with and without loads Setting up for work Configure and set for all lifting, loading and transferring duties in accordance with a given Risk Assessment and Method Statement (RAMS) Attach and remove various attachments Attach and remove hoist-rope attachments for the movement of suspended loads Explain actions required for proximity hazards Inc. underground and overhead services Explain the basic principles of the slinging of loads, types of lifting accessories that can be used and the correct and incorrect methods for attaching suspended loads to the machine Explain...
Forward tipping dumper training (April 2019)

Forward tipping dumper training (April 2019)

A three day CPCS course on the forward tipping dumper (A09A). This is a course designed for novice operators. Please get in touch for more information. Discount available if course is in combination with a ride on roller. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the forward tipping dumper will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake all pre-use checks Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and ready for travel (site and highway) Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads Setting up for work Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Position to receive loads Working tasks Comply with loading procedures Ensure load integrity and security Transfer loads to different locations Discharge loads into trenches and over edges Completing work Maintain safe and tidy working areas Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
360 Excavator training – short duration course (April 2019)

360 Excavator training – short duration course (April 2019)

We are running a shortened CPCS tracked 360 excavator course (A59A) for semi -experienced operators. The course runs across 5 consecutive days with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Spaces are limited to 4 delegates (2 per machine). Please get in touch if you feel this route may be for you (01269 844155). Outline Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the 360 excavator will be able to: Roles and responsibilities • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s manual, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation • Undertake all pre-use checks Travelling and manoeuvring   • Configure and set for travel (site and highway – where applicable) • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces • Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work • Configure and set for excavating duties • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks   • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers • Grade, spread and level ground and materials • Attach and remove buckets • Lift, move and place a variety of slung loads (Endorsement C) • Travel with slung loads (Endorsement C) Shutting down • Carry out shut down and securing procedures • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Crane supervisor training (April 2019)

Crane supervisor training (April 2019)

We are running a 4 day CPCS (A62) crane supervisor course. This course is aimed at those with previous experience in lifting operations. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 4 learners. The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a Crane/Lift Supervisor The Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that a lifting operation is properly supervised and carried out in a safe manner in accordance with a method statement/ lift plan. A full description of the duties and responsibilities of a Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor can be found in the Approved Code of Practice for the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (L117) and BS 7121 Part 1: 2006. Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in: Regulations and codes of practice Safe systems of work, lift plans, method statements and risk assessments Personal responsibilities Cranes: types and terminology Lifting documentation Crane stability, duty charts and safety devices Crane appreciation and suitability Controlling lifting operations Roles and responsibilities Methods of...
Ride on roller training (April 2019)

Ride on roller training (April 2019)

A three day course for a CPCS ride on roller (A31). The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a roller operator. This qualification covers ride-on rollers Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the Ride on Roller will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake all pre-use and running checks Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and set for site travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure and set for compacting duties Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Compact loose granular materials to specification Compact in straight lines and around radii Compact supported and unsupported edges Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Ride on roller training (April 2019)

Ride on roller training (April 2019)

A three day course for a CPCS ride on roller (A31). The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a roller operator. This qualification covers ride-on rollers Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the Ride on Roller will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake all pre-use and running checks Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and set for site travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure and set for compacting duties Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Compact loose granular materials to specification Compact in straight lines and around radii Compact supported and unsupported edges Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Forward tipping dumper training (April 2019)

Forward tipping dumper training (April 2019)

A three day CPCS course on the forward tipping dumper (A09A). This is a course designed for novice operators. Please get in touch for more information. Discount available if course is in combination with a ride on roller. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the forward tipping dumper will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work 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 Undertake all pre-use checks Travelling and manoeuvring Configure and ready for travel (site and highway) Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads Setting up for work Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Position to receive loads Working tasks Comply with loading procedures Ensure load integrity and security Transfer loads to different locations Discharge loads into trenches and over edges Completing work Maintain safe and tidy working areas Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
360 Excavator training – full foundation course (April 2019)

360 Excavator training – full foundation course (April 2019)

We are running a CPCS tracked 360 excavator course (A59A). The course runs across ten days, on weekdays. This course is designed for new or novice operators and covers the basics in excavator operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Spaces are limited to 4 delegates (2 per machine). Outline Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the 360 excavator will be able to: Roles and responsibilities • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator Preparing for work • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s manual, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation • Undertake all pre-use checks Travelling and manoeuvring   • Configure and set for travel (site and highway – where applicable) • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces • Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work • Configure and set for excavating duties • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks   • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers • Grade, spread and level ground and materials • Attach and remove buckets • Lift, move and place a variety of slung loads (Endorsement C) • Travel with slung loads (Endorsement C) Shutting down • Carry out shut down and securing procedures • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...