Loading Shovel Training (July 2020)

Loading Shovel Training (July 2020)

We are running a 5 day CPCS loading shovel course (A21). Spaces are limited to a maximum of 3 learners. This course covers the basics in shovel operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Please get in touch for more information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the wheeled loading shovel 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 set for site and highway travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure and set for extraction and loading duties Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers Spread and level ground and materials Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Crawler crane training (July 2020)

Crawler crane training (July 2020)

We are running a crawler crane course for experienced plant operators! This course is set over 5 days (mon – fri). Spaces are limited to 2 delegates. Please get in touch for further information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, you 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 Travel the crane to an area of work Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure the crane for lifting duties Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI) 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 Comply with signals and instructions Maintain safe working situations Completing work Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine...
360 Excavator training – short duration course (June 2020)

360 Excavator training – short duration course (June 2020)

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...
360 Excavator training – full foundation course (June 2020)

360 Excavator training – full foundation course (June 2020)

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...
Crawler crane training (June 2020)

Crawler crane training (June 2020)

We are running a crawler crane course for experienced plant operators! This course is set over 5 days (mon – fri). Spaces are limited to 2 delegates. Please get in touch for further information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, you 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 Travel the crane to an area of work Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure the crane for lifting duties Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI) 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 Comply with signals and instructions Maintain safe working situations Completing work Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Loading Shovel Training (May 2020)

Loading Shovel Training (May 2020)

We are running a 5 day CPCS loading shovel course (A21). Spaces are limited to a maximum of 3 learners. This course covers the basics in shovel operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Please get in touch for more information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the wheeled loading shovel 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 set for site and highway travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen Manoeuvre in confined spaces Setting up for work Configure and set for extraction and loading duties Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers Spread and level ground and materials Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
360 Excavator training – short duration course (April 2020)

360 Excavator training – short duration course (April 2020)

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...
Health and Safety Awareness: Site Safety Plus (April 2020)

Health and Safety Awareness: Site Safety Plus (April 2020)

This one-day introductory course for health and safety is for people who are new to the construction and civil engineering industries. It teaches you the main health and safety issues on construction sites and how these affect your role. It is also recommended as a Health and Safety refresher of knowledge after five years. It is one of the Site Safety Plus range of courses. You will gain a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. At the end of the course you will have an understanding of: Workers’ individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site Legal requirements and liabilities Working at height Manual handling Fire prevention Work equipment Occupational health It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental...
Articulated Dumptruck ADT training (April 2020)

Articulated Dumptruck ADT training (April 2020)

We are running a 4 day dumptruck course for novice operators. This course leads to a CPCS qualification for the rear tipping articulated dump trucks (all sizes) A56B. Spaces limited to a maximum of 3 delegates per course. Please get in touch to find out more and reserve a placeWe are running a 4 day dumptruck course for novice operators. This course leads to a CPCS qualification for the rear tipping articulated dump trucks (all sizes) A56B. Spaces limited to a maximum of 3 delegates per course. Please get in touch to find out more and reserve a place. Outcomes 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 set 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 Working tasks Position to receive loads 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...
Forward tipping dumper training (April 2020)

Forward tipping dumper training (April 2020)

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...