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Course Aim

To provide thorough practical and theory training in order to become an Appointed Person in Lifting Operations; and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121 part 1 and BS712 part 3
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Site access and egress
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI’s) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Selection of lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Mode factors for accessories
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Writing a risk assessment (End test)
  • Writing a method statement (End test)

Test

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

Start DateEnd DatePriceBook
26/02/24 01/03/24 £745
04/03/24 08/03/24 £745
25/03/24 29/03/24 £745
22/04/24 26/04/24 £745
03/06/24 07/06/24 £745

Duration

5 Days

Location

Your own venue (must meet CPCS Specifications).

CITB Grant

£TBC p/p

Available for on-site delivery

Yes

Sectors

Construction

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

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