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Course Aims

This A35 Crawler – Tractor/ Side Boom course will allow candidates’ to competently and safely operate a Crawler – Tractor/ Side Boom, 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 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.
  • Maneuver 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.
  • Minimize 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.

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.

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