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CPCS A04 Tower Crane

 
                                      a04 tower crane                                      
 

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Tower Crane, to enable 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 and place the crane into service
  • Explain procedures that must be taken if assessing the jib for inspection and maintenance purposes
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain the reasons for changing the number of falls of rope
  • Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators and/or other load/distance 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
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures

Duration of Training

Category NameNumber 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
Trolly Jib10511/2
Luffing Jib10511/2
Trolly Jib & Luffing Jib Combined201011/2

Endorsements

A: Trolley Jib
B: Luffing Jib
 

Test 

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card 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). Also Available at our Norfolk site.

Costs:

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB - CAB CONTROLLED TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB - CAB CONTROLLED NOVICE (10 DAYS)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE LUFFING JIB - CAB CONTROLLED TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE LUFFING JIB - CAB CONTROLLED NOVICE (10 DAYS)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB & LUFFING JIB COMBINED - CAB CONTROLLED TESTING ONLY (1 DAY) 

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB & LUFFING JIB COMBINED - CAB CONTROLLED NOVICE (20 DAYS) 

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB - REMOTE CONTROLLED TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

TOWER CRANE TROLLY JIB - REMOTE CONTROLLED NOVICE (10 DAYS)

£POA * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

Dates on application

 
For more information on our CPCS A04 Tower 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.