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CPCS A56 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis

articulated chassis dump truck

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theoretical plant training in operating a Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis, to enable the candidate to safely and competently operate the machinery and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

Course Content

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges 
  • Use of the plant equipment operator’s handbook, etc 
  • Pre-use and running checks 
  • Set the vehicle for site and road travel 
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground, both in a loaded and unloaded state 
  • Manoeuvre the vehicle in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state 
  • Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards 
  • Position the dump truck to receive loads
  • Comply with plant loading procedures, loading entegrity and security 
  • Discharge loads into trenches or over edges 
  • Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition 
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporters 
  • Trained operator achievement test 

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
54 - 511/2

 

Endorsements

A: Up to 15 tonnes

B: All Sizes

 

Test 

To obtain the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 24 months) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 

Location

Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)

 

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)

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

 

For more information on our CPCS A56 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis 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.