Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (March/ April 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (March/ April 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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (March 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (March 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...
Loading Shovel Training (March 2020)

Loading Shovel Training (March 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) (March 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (March 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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (February 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (February 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...
Loading Shovel Training (February 2020)

Loading Shovel Training (February 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) (February 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (February 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...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (January 2020)

Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (January 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...
The CPCS SMART card and app… What are your thoughts?

The CPCS SMART card and app… What are your thoughts?

All CPCS operators who apply for a card from 2nd December 2019 will receive a digital card in return. This is because NOCN Jobcards have now launched the much awaited CPCS SMART cards! Here’s a list of some of the changes; New design with block colours to align with the current CSCS card design. New CPCS card number, this is bescuase the old CITB card numbers could not be transferred across to NOCN’s new system. New app, as the new cards are SMART cards! Therefore, when an individual ‘reads’ the card with their phone or tablet then they can see that the card is legitimate. This is to limit the number of fraudulent cards on site. Have you received your SMART card yet? Let us know your...
Slinger/ Signaller training (all duties) (December 2019)

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

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...