construction training courses
  • Training for the construction industry

    Skills & Training fund

    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

    Click here to read more...

  • Training for the construction industry

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

    We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our colleagues and customers, as well as minimising any disruption to the services we offer. 

    For more information please click here.

     

  • Training for the construction industry

    CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

    As a CITB Approved Training Organisation, as well as the automatic claims for CPCS courses and NVQ's, we can now claim on your behalf for NPORS and In-house courses. The rates are tiered in the same way the CPCS courses are. For more information give one of our sales team a call on 01189700200 or...

    Click here to read more...

CPCS A02 Crawler Crane

                                           crawler crane                                 
 

Course Aims;

This course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
 

Course Content:

  •  Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  •  Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  •  Undertake all pre-use checks
  •  Configure and ready for travel
  •  Travel the crane to an area of work
  •  Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  •  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
  •  Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties
  •  Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  •  Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads
  •  Change falls of rope on a hook block 
  •  Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
  •  Maintain safe working situations
  •  Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
  •  Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  •  Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration of Training;

Number of Training Days Required Novice
(Less than 1 years or no operational experience)
Number of Training Days Required if an Intermediate (1-2 Years Operational Experience)Number of training days required if experienced (2+ years operational experience)Test Only Option
104 - 511/2

Endorsements:

A-  Now superseded by A66d
B-  Over 10 tonnes
 

Test:

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card certification candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 
 

Location:

CITP Ltd, Reading or Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)
CITB Grant Available – Please see CITB website or call for details https://www.citb.co.uk/grant/new-grants-scheme-2018/
 

Costs:

Testing Only (1/2 DAY) 

£POA *CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details. - **Please note, costs are based on a minimum of 3 candidates per course

Experienced Worker Course (2 DAY) 

£POA *CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details. - **Please note, costs are based on a minimum of 3 candidates per course

Novice Course (10 DAY) 

£POA *CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details. - **Please note, costs are based on a minimum of 3 candidates per course

Dates: On Application

For more information on our CPCS A02 Crawler Crane training courses, give us a call today on 01189 700200 or use our enquiry form. We will go through your requirements and provide advice on what construction training courses best suit you.