CPCS A62 Crane Supervisor/Lift Supervisor – 4 day Novice
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 Person 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 Crane Supervisors course you would need The Health Safety & Environment test for Specialist Supervisors or MAP Test.
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.
For the CPCS Crane Supervisor course, it is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.
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
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This course is aimed at anyone who is required to supervise safe systems of work using lifting equipment. It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.
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 responsibility of the Crane Supervisor. Following successful completion of
the course candidates will be able understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations
including risk assessments and method statements.
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
Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
Types of accessories and use
Down rating of accessories
Planning a lifting operation
Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)
Please note that the CPCS Technical (Theory) test questions are available to review prior to attending the course. Please click hyperlink below: