CPCS A60C Mobile Crane Operator - 7 day Mobile Crane Operator **Prior Hydraulic Experience Essential**

Title: CPCS Mobile Crane A60 endorsement C (All Duties)

Duration: Seven days including 1 day Technical Test (Monday- Saturday Training Days. Following Monday Theory and Practical (Technical Test)

PLEASE NOTE:Unrelated (lifting) hydraulic machine experience is essential for this 7 day course.

NOT GOT HYDRAULIC EXPERIENCE? Then our 8 day course may be more suitable for you. Please click here for information on our 8 day Mobile Crane course. 


Pre Course Requirement

PLEASE NOTE: UNRELATED (LIFTING) HYDRAULIC MACHINE EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE 7 DAY COURSE 
This course is aimed at anyone who is required to operate mobile cranes for lifting operations on construction sites and other allied industries. Candidates having some previous experience of operating hydraulic lifting equipment is essential (e.g Tele-handlers, Rough Terrain Forklifts, Lorry Loaders, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, 360 Excavators etc.) Good hand/eye co-ordination is also required. Please note that a Group C category licence is required for driving on the open road, however this is not essential for the course.

Anyone wishing to attempt a CPCS Technical Test leading to the award of a CPCS card MUST have evidence that they have undertaken and passed the relevant Health, Safety & Environment Test within the last 2 years of taking the technical test.

This is a 45 minute touch screen multiple choice test consisting of 50 questions. This test can be taken at various Person Vue test centres though out the country, you can arrange your own test and locate your nearest test centre by clicking here. Pearson Vue

For the CPCS Mobile Crane Operators course you would need The Health Safety & Environment test for Operatives.

Revision is strongly recommended for the Health & Safety Test; revision books, DVDs and downloads are available fromCITB store

For more information about the health & safety test, including which test you need, how to book, revision downloads, please click 

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In order to process the booking we will ask for the following information:
- Company Name
- Company Address
- Company Invoice Address 
- Your Contact Telephone Number
- Your Email Address 

In order to register the candidate for the test we are required to gather the following information about you: 

- Name 
- Date of Birth
- Scheme registration number if known (if not then we will gain this by accessing your Cskills record online)
- National Insurance Number 
- Email 

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Target Delegates

PLEASE NOTE: UNRELATED (LIFTING) HYDRAULIC MACHINE EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE 7 DAY COURSE
This course is aimed at anyone who is required to operate mobile cranes for lifting operations on construction sites and other allied industries. Candidates having some previous experience of operating hydraulic lifting equipment is essential (e.g Tele-handlers, Rough Terrain Forklifts, Lorry Loaders, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, 360 Excavators etc.) Good hand/eye co-ordination is also required. Please note that a Group C category licence is required for driving on the open road, however this is not essential for the course.

Course Content

CPCS Mobile Crane A60 endorsement C (All Duties)

Seven days including 1 day Technical Test (Monday– Saturday Training Days. Following Monday Theory and Practical (Technical Test)

Course Aim and Contents:

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to under stand the role and responsibility of the mobile crane operator. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to rig and de-rig an All Terrain crane. Operate the crane to lift, transfer and position loads and carry out routine maintenance.

Topics covered during this course include:

  • Legislation - LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA, codes of practice - BS7121
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation - crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Communications (Radio, verbal and hand signals etc)
  • Rigging and De-rigging of cranes according to written instructions
  • Configuring cranes according to work specifications
  • Hoisting, slewing and derricking following the instruction of the slinger/signaller
  • Controlling load movement
  • Routine maintenance
  • Use of crane on free on wheels duties
  • Use of crane on pick and carry duties

Please note that the CPCS Technical (Theory) test questions are available to review prior to attending the course. Please click hyperlink below:

Theory Test Questions for candidates

Grants available for companies registered with CSkills. Please contact your local grant office for current rates.

Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a Red CPCS Trained Operator card endorsed with the category Mobile Crane endorsement C All Duties A60. 

Next Stage

Please note the Red CPCS card is only valid for 2 years. Within this time you must complete your NVQ level 2 Diploma to convert from Red card to Blue card. To book your NVQ please click NVQ booking. The Blue CPCS card is valid for 5 years.

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