CPCS A60C Mobile Crane Operator – 11 / 12 day Mobile Crane Operator & Slinger Signaller
Pre Course Requirement
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 Pearson Vue test centres though out the country, you can arrange your own test and locate your nearest test centre by clicking here.
For the CPCS Mobile Crane & Slinger Signaller 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 from CITB store.
For more information about the health & safety test, including which test you need, how to book, revision downloads, please click here.
Also a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
For the CPCS Appointed Person course a thorough understanding of lifting operations is required.
About the data we need from you:
In order to process the booking we will ask for the following information:
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:
Date of Birth
Scheme registration number if known (if not then we will gain this by accessing your Cskills record online)
National Insurance Number
We need this information to verify your identity and ensure we locate the correct record on the system. This information is shared only with CPCS and the awarding body Cskills and no other body or organisation (Ainscough Training certification will not be shared at all).
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FOR THE TWELVE DAY COURSE NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY
FOR THE ELEVEN DAY COURSE UNRELATED (LIFTING) MACHINE EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL Candidates having some previous experience of operating hydraulic lifting equipment is essential (Tele-handlers, Lorry Loaders, Rough Terrain Forklifts, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, 360 Excavators.)
Both courses are aimed at anyone who is required to operate mobile cranes for lifting operations on construction sites and other allied industries.
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. Please note we do accept Resettlement Funding from the MoD
CPCS Mobile Crane A60 endorsement C (All Duties) & Slinger/Signaller A40 – (Endorsement A) All duties
Eleven / twelve day. Mobile Crane (Excludes Sunday).
COURSE AIM AND CONTENTS The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibilities of the Mobile Crane Operator and Slinger/Signaller. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to rig and de-rig a truck mounted crane on blocked duties, operate the crane to lift, transfer and position loads and carry out routine maintenance and also undertake the role of the Slinger/Signaller by selecting the correct lifting accessories, attach them to loads safely and guide the load using the appropriate hand/radio signals.
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
Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
Crane stability/ground conditions
Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
Lifting accessories, types of accessories and use
Down rating accessories
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
Attaching accessories to different loads
Signalling for the lifting, transferring and positioning of loads
Selecting lifting accessories
Establishing load weight and centre of gravity
Verifying documentation and certification of lifting accessories
The 12 day course includes cab and lever familiarisation
Please note that the CPCS Technical (Theory) test questions are available to review prior to attending the course. Please click hyperlink below: