Appointed person (lift planner) course (January 2019)

Appointed person (lift planner) course (January 2019)

We are running 5 day CPCS Appointed person (A61) course. This course is designed for people appointed to plan and manage lifting operations on site. If the A40 slinger/signaller category is already held under CPCS, then the Crane Supervisor endorsement is also issued upon successful completion of the course. Please get in touch to reserve a place. Spaces are limited to 6 delegates per course. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an appointed person will be able to: Legislative and regulative State basic requirements of legislation, regulations, codes of practice, guidance and good practice documentation that relate to all types of lifting duties Explain the duties and responsibilities of those involved in a lifting operation including: an appointed person, a lifting operations supervisor, a lift co-ordinator, a machine operator, a slinger, a signaller, a lifting equipment installer/erector and maintenance personnel Identify the requirements for basic, standard and complex lifts Describe the lighting requirements for in and out of service conditions for lifting equipment State requirements to be followed when planning the lifting of persons Lifting equipment Identify different types of lifting equipment, and explain capabilities and limitations of each for given lifting operations Outline pre-use checks requirements for lifting equipment and accessories Explain maintenance inspection, thorough examination and testing requirements for lifting equipment and accessories Describe setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for different types of lifting equipment and lifting operations Calculate lifting equipment point loadings/outrigger loadings, spreader mat types and sizes from given information Identify ground pressure and support loadings from given information Explain the function and use of, and use information provided by,...
Forward tipping dumper training (December 2018)

Forward tipping dumper training (December 2018)

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...
Ride on roller training (December 2018)

Ride on roller training (December 2018)

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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (December 2018)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (December 2018)

We are running a 4 day CPCS (A40A) Slinger/ signaller (all duties) course. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 3 delegates. Please get in touch to reserve a place. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, a slinger/signaller will be able to: Roles and responsibilities Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a slinger/signaller Preparing for work Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per technical data, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation Interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories (relevant to the endorsement) and identify non-serviceable items Identify specialist lifting accessories relevant to the endorsement Explain when additional skills and knowledge for lifting operations may be required Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service Setting up for work Confirm methods of communication with the machine operator Identify centres of gravity and establish weights of loads Prepare and ready the area of operation and maintain exclusion zones Choose the relevant lifting accessory for a given load Explain actions required for hazards including underground and overhead services Working tasks Secure and detach various types of load to the requisite lifting point using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures Ensure load balance, security and integrity Guide and control the movement of loads to different types of location Explain the importance and locations of positions of safety for a slinger and other personnel Accurately place loads Use and comply...
Telescopic handler training (December 2018)

Telescopic handler training (December 2018)

A 6 day CPCS telescopic handler course. Spaces are limited to 3 delegates per course. This course covers the basics in telehandler operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test (A17C) on the final day. There is an option to add additional days to include training on the 360 tele handler (A77 ). Please get in touch for further information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the telescopic 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 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, where applicable, on rough, undulating ground and inclines. (excluding suspended loads) Manoeuvre in confined spaces with and without loads (including suspended loads for endorsement E) Follow given signals and instructions when travelling and manoeuvring with and without loads (including suspended loads for endorsement E) Setting up for work Configure and set for all lifting, loading and transferring duties Attach and remove attachments, including forks, for the movement of units loads Attach and remove attachments and accessories for the movement of suspended loads Explain actions required for proximity hazards Inc. underground and overhead services Follow given signals and instructions during work activities Working...
Loading Shovel Training (December 2018)

Loading Shovel Training (December 2018)

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...
Suspended loads (telescopic handler) training (December 2018)

Suspended loads (telescopic handler) training (December 2018)

We are running a series of one day courses for experienced telehandler operators who would like to to upgrade their current* CPCS telehandler ticket to include the new A17E (underslung load) endorsement. Spaces are limited to 2 delegates per 1 day course. Category definition; The aim of this course is to provide existing telescopic handler operators with the additional practical and theoretical knowledge required to assist them when travelling with suspended loads from a hook attachment (pick and carry). Endorsement E: Suspended Loads (non-rough terrain) – the carrying of loads suspended from a variety of lifting accessories or suitable attachment, on level and even surfaces Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in: Safe systems of work, lift plans, method statements and risk assessments Regulations and codes of practice Personal responsibilities Pre start and running checks Quick-hitch systems and changing attachments Machine stability, duty charts and safety devices Machine setup/ configuration Travelling with suspended loads Methods of communication Slinging...
Telescopic handler training (December 2018)

Telescopic handler training (December 2018)

A 6 day CPCS telescopic handler course. Spaces are limited to 3 delegates per course. This course covers the basics in telehandler operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test (A17C) on the final day. There is an option to add additional days to include training on the 360 tele handler (A77 ). Please get in touch for further information. Outcomes Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the telescopic 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 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, where applicable, on rough, undulating ground and inclines. (excluding suspended loads) Manoeuvre in confined spaces with and without loads (including suspended loads for endorsement E) Follow given signals and instructions when travelling and manoeuvring with and without loads (including suspended loads for endorsement E) Setting up for work Configure and set for all lifting, loading and transferring duties Attach and remove attachments, including forks, for the movement of units loads Attach and remove attachments and accessories for the movement of suspended loads Explain actions required for proximity hazards Inc. underground and overhead services Follow given signals and instructions during work activities Working...
Agricultural tractor training (December 2018)

Agricultural tractor training (December 2018)

We are running a 4 day CPCS course for an agricultural tractor. This course is suitable for novice operators and covers the basics in tractor operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Spaces are limited to 3 delegates per course. Please get in touch for more 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 site and highway travel Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces with mounted and trailed implements Manoeuvre in confined spaces with trailed and mounted implements Setting up for work Attach and set trailed implements ready for work Attach and set mounted implements ready for work Attach and set power take-off drives ready for work Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services Working tasks Operate a mounted or power-driven implement Completing work Remove and store trailed and mounted implements Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
360 Excavator training – full foundation course (November 2018)

360 Excavator training – full foundation course (November 2018)

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...