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CPCS A47 Piling Rig - Bored Below 15 tonnes

piling rig bored below 15 tonnes

Course Aims

To provide thorough theory and practical training in operating a Piling Rig, enabling the candidate to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  •   Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  •   Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  •   Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  •   Undertake all pre-use plant checks.
  •   Confirm and ready for travel.
  •   Explain the procedures and precautions to be taken when travelling over rough, undulating ground.
  •   Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  •   Position, configure and set for driven works.
  •   Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  •   Accurately install displacement piles to completion.
  •   Comply with signals and instructions.
  •   Explain plant lifting requirements and limitations using a piling rig.
  •   Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  •   Explain the de-rigging, 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



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.



Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)




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


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


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


For more information on our CPCS A47 Piling Rig - Bored Below 15 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.