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CPCS A12 Excavator 180 degree above 5 tonnes

      180 degree excavator above 5 tonnes

Course Aims

This course aims to provide thorough practical and theory plant training to give members the experience they need to operate a 180 degree Excavator. Our CPCS 180 Excavator training enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

Course Content

  • Operating the machinery to a minimum standard
  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment
  • Siting the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway
  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
  • How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate
  • How to interpret the information provided by level pegs, profiles and so on
  • What routine adjustments and plant servicing procedures are necessary, and how to carry them out

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
8211/2

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

 

Costs:

CPCS 180 EXCAVATOR TRAINING - TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY) 

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

CPCS 180 EXCAVATOR TRAINING - EXPERIENCED (2 DAYS SPLIT) 

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

CPCS 180 EXCAVATOR TRAINING - 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 A12 Excavator 180 degree above 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.