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Course Aim

This A02 Crawler Crane training course will allow candidates’ to competently and safely carry out the role, alongside passing the CPCS Practical and Theory tests.

Course Description

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, as well as with relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and ready for travel.
  • Travel the crane to an area of work.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Prepare the crane for lifting duties.
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension.
  • Describe actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties.
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane.
  • Accurately place loads; minimise the swinging of loads.
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block.
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.
  • Can undertake pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures in accordance with the manufacturers’ handbook.
  • Ability to travel in a forward/reverse direction, through restrictions, confined areas, on level ground, undulating ground and substantial inclines, including hill start procedures.
  • Can configure dumpers to receive and discharge loads.
  • You will need to revise the theory questions before the course.

Exams & Tests

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.

Available Dates

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Duration

See Training Guidance

Location

Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)

Sectors

Construction

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Please note: All our courses are video recorded for training and quality standard purposes.

Please note: If your delegates' first language is not English, kindly notify us at the time of booking and provide information about their English proficiency level.