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Course Aims

This A20 Hoist course will allow candidates’ to competently and safely operate a Hoist, alongside passing the CPCS Practical and Theory tests.

Course Content

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant/equipment operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Check the stability, alignment and safety before use.
  • Check that hoist-way protections is in position before use.
  • Check that all gates and safety devices function according to specification.
  • Undertake all pre-use and running checks.
  • Check emergency lowering functions.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards.
  • Load and unload materials following manual handling requirements.
  • Prepare the hoist for the required load(s) and/or passengers.
  • Operate the hoist to the limits of operation both loaded and unloaded.
  • Comply with signals and instructions.
  • Explain hoist working limitations.
  • Place the hoist in an out-of-service condition, isolate and secure.

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.

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