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CPCS A39 Skip Handler

skip handler

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in the responsibilities of a Skip Handler, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

Course Content

  • Carry out full pre-start and running checks
  • Prepare skip handler for travel
  • Mount skip/body and travel over a defined route, to include uneven terrain/sharp cornering
  • Pick up fully loaded skip/body and secure
  • Travel with load and tip load at specified point
  • Reverse vehicle and deposit skip body into a confined space
  • Recover a loaded skip/body with restricted headroom
  • Travel to park position, shut down and secure
  • Safety awareness
  • Maintenance and pre-start checks
  • Identify all components, controls and gauges
  • Set vehicle for site and road travel
  • Travel machine over varying types of terrain
  • Discharge loaded skips/containers
  • Manoeuvre vehicle in confined areas, using forward and reverse direction
  • Position vehicle to pick up skips/containers within height restrictions
  • Pick up and place skips of various size and weights
  • Ensure load integrity and secure load with sheeting/netting
  • Place vehicle in an out-of-service condition

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
42 - 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

Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)

 

Costs:

TESTING ONLY (½DAY)

Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

EXPERIENCED (2 DAYS SPLIT) 

Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

NOVICE (5 DAYS CONSECUTIVE) 

Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

 

For more information on our CPCS A39 Skip Handler 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.