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CPCS A59 Excavator Above 10 Tonne


5 Days

Course Description

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

Course Content:

  1. Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  2. Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  3. Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  4. Undertake all pre-use checks.
  5. Configure and ready for travel (site and highway – where applicable).
  6. Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces.
  7. Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  8. Configure and set for excavating duties.
  9. Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  10. Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground.
  11. Grade, spread and level ground and materials.
  12. Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers.
  13. Attach and remove buckets.
  14. Lift, move and place basic slung loads.
  15. Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  16. 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 Competence Card.

Course contact Info

Date Posted:
24 August, 2018

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