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CPCS A10 Excavator 180 degree Below 5 tonnes

180 degree excavator

Course Aims

The aims of this course is to provide thorough practical and theory CPCS 180 Excavator training. This is to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests. The CPCS 180 Excavator training course will provide the skills and experience necessary to work efficiently in the workplace using this vehicle.

 

Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform to manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, 
  • Other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and ready for site and highway travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set-up for excavating duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials
  • Attach and remove buckets
  • Lift, move and place basic slung loads with the rear boom
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the 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
74 - 511/2

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, Budds Plantation, Baughurst Road, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PJ

 

Cost

TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY) 

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

EXPERIENCED (2 DAYS SPLIT) 

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

NOVICE (8 DAYS CONSECUTIVE) 

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

 

For more information on our CPCS A10 Excavator 180 degree Below 5 tonnes 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.