Appointed person (lift planner) course (July 2019)

Appointed person (lift planner) course (July 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,...
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...
Crawler Tractor /Dozer training semi-experienced (May 2019)

Crawler Tractor /Dozer training semi-experienced (May 2019)

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (April 2019)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (April 2019)

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...
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...