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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (July 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (July 2020)

We are running a 5 day CPCS (A40A) Slinger/ signaller (all duties) course. Spaces are limited to a maximum of 4 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...
Crawler Tractor /Dozer training semi-experienced (July 2020)

Crawler Tractor /Dozer training semi-experienced (July 2020)

We are running an 5-day CPCS course for a dozer. This course is suitable for improvers/ semi- experienced  operators and covers the basics in dozer operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day. Spaces are limited to 2 delegates per course. Please get in touch for more information. Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the crawler dozer 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 travel 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 Construct ramps and form and shape stockpiles Grade, spread and level ground and materials Shutting down Carry out shut down and securing procedures Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine...
Telescopic handler training (July 2020)

Telescopic handler training (July 2020)

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...
Telescopic handler training (June 2020)

Telescopic handler training (June 2020)

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...
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...