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CPCS A25 Mobile Elevating Work Platform - Scissor

 
scissor mobile elevating work platform

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a MEWPS - Scissor, 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
  • Check emergency lowering functions
  • Configure and set plant equipment for site travel
  • Travel over inclines on level surfaces
  • Explain travel procedures and precautions over rough terrain and inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set plant for accessing duties
  • Position the platform to access a work position
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Access working points up to full operating height
  • Travel with a raised platform (where applicable) and employ extension units
  • 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
2111/2

 

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, Silver Birches Yard, Reading Road, Padworth Common, Berkshire, RG7 4QL

 

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 A25 Mobile Elevating Work Platform - Scissor 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.