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CPCS A66 – Compact Crane

TypeExperienced & Novice

Course Aims of CPCS A66

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

CPCS A66 Course Content

  • Configure and set Crane for Travel
  • Travel the crane to the work area
  • Manoeuvre the crane in confined spaces
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Programme/Set up rated capacity indicators or load moment indicators for lifting duties
  • Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads
  • Deploy outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Explain the function, use and limitations of jib extensions
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing or steering capabilities of the crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Move loads through machine travel (relevant endorsements only)
  • List different types of lifting accessories compatible with compact crane use, and explain the limitations of slinging with compact cranes
  • Carry our plant equipment shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting , procedures for lifting and/or towing

Duration of Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

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. 

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830  

Endorsements

A: Static-stabilisers

B: Mobile Industrial

C: Luffing Static Duties

D: 360 – Pick and Carry

A66 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. 

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830  

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