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CPCS A23 Skid Steer Loader

   skid steer loader

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a Skid Steer Loader, 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
  • Configure and set plant for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Backfill, spread and level ground and materials
  • Carry out plant 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
52 - 311/2

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: 

TESTING ONLY (1/2 DAY)

Dates on application 

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

EXPERIENCED (2 DAYS SPLIT)

Dates on application 

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

NOVICE (5 DAYS CONSECUTIVE)

Dates on application 

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

For more information on our CPCS A23 Skid Steer Loader 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.