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CPCS A60 Mobile Crane

mobile crane

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a Mobile Crane, to enable the candidate to competently and safely fulfil the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

Course Content

  • Operating the crane safely
  • Responding to recognized crane signals accurately
  • Correct positioning of the crane
  • Altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Routine plant maintenance and minor adjustments
  • Safe load indicators and duties charts
  • Chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Crane capabilities and safety precautions
  • Basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understanding and interpreting duties charts
  • Understanding how to programme safe load indicators
  • The effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Statutory regulations and Codes of Practice applicable to lifting operations
  • Effects of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • The correct and safe use of outriggers
  • Transport regulations and preparing for travel on the public highway

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
10511/2

 

Endorsements

A: Blocked Duties Only

B: Pick - and - carry duties only

C: All Duties

 

Test 

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

 

Location

CITP Ltd, Budds Plantation, Baughurst Road, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PJ

 

Costs:

TESTING ONLY (½DAY) 

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 (10 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 A60 Mobile Crane 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.