CPCS Soil / Landfill Compactor – CPCS A32

TypeExperienced & Novice

CPCS Soil / Landfill Compactor – CPCS A32 Course Aims

To provide high quality training and testing in the safe and effective use of plant and machinery to enable the candidate to attain the CPCS Red Operator Card.

CPCS Soil / Landfill Compactor – CPCS A32 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
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and ready for travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground
  • Manoeuvre plant in confined spaces
  • Position, configure and set for driven works
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Accurately install displacement piles to completion
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Explain plant lifting requirements and limitations using a piling rig
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the de-rigging, loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration of Training

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


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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