CPCS A59 Excavator Above 10 Tonne
Who Is The Course Designed For:
The CPCS A59 course aims to
provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in
operating a 360 degree Excavator in order to enable the candidate to pass the
CPCS Theory and Practical Tests
- Describe the
nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant
- Name and explain
the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and
- Confirm with
Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of
information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
- Undertake all
- Configure and
ready for travel (site and highway – where applicable).
- Travel over rough,
undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces.
- Manoeuvre in
- Configure and set
for excavating duties.
- Explain actions
required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
- Excavate differing
types of excavations in various types of ground.
- Grade, spread and
level ground and materials.
- Place materials
into transporting vehicles and hoppers.
- Attach and remove
- Lift, move and
place basic slung loads.
- Carry out shut
down and securing procedures.
- Explain the
loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting
A CITB operative H&S Test
must have been passed within the last 2 years is required for this course. Once you have achieved your
Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. During these 2 years you must
work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS