CPCS A35 Crawler Side Boom

TypeExperienced & Novice

CPCS A35 Crawler Side Boom Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler – Tractor/Side Boom, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS A35 Crawler Side Boom 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 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
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre the plant equipment in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for site travel & lifting duties
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using full radius capabilities
  • Accurately place loads
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Prepare the side-boom in preparation of movement post-lifting duties
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration of Training

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

CPCS A35 Crawler Side Boom 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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