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Course Aim

This A04 Tower Crane course will allow candidates’ to competently and safely carry out the role, alongside passing the CPCS Practical and Theory tests.

Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks and place the crane into service.
  • Explain procedures that must be taken if assessing the jib for inspection and maintenance purposes.
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties.
  • Explain the reasons for changing the number of falls of rope.
  • Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services.
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators and/or other load/distance 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.
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures.

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.

Available Dates

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Duration

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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.