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CPCS A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane

pedestrian operated tower crane

Course Aims 

  

Provision of detailed practical and theory plant training in operating a Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane, to enable the candidate to carry out the role with competence and safety, as well as passing the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

 Course Content 

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with plant manufacturers' requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks and place crane into service
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services
  • Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads
  • Select and use lifting accessories
  • Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures 
  • Ensure load balance, security and integrity
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Attach and use boom extensions and fly jibs
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working conditions
  • Explain reasons for altering hoist rope falls and environmental effects on load surface areas

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

 

 Endorsements 

A: Up to 36m - 100m/te

B: Inclined Jib

 

Test 

To gain the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card certification, candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the related 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 A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower 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.