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CPCS Concrete Pump Training – CPCS A06

TypeExperienced & Novice

Course Aims for CPCS Concrete Pump Training 

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Concrete Pump Truck Mounted, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

A06 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 principal plant components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks (host vehicle and pumping unit)
  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel the vehicle to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Position and configure the vehicle for pumping duties
  • Deploy the outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Arrange, anchor and secure all pipes and lines
  • Confirm a given mix is able to be pumped
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Direct the loading/mixer vehicle to position
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Pump and control materials accurately to the desired pour location
  • Explain how blockages occur and give solution methods
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Complete end-of use cleaning procedures
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures

Duration of Training

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

A06 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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