The CPCS A61 Appointed Person Training Course is designed for operatives who are responsible for the planning and execution of lifting operations. This specific plant training course will provide candidates with the knowledge to ensure compliance with the law and safety of employees and those who may be affected by their actions.
Anyone wishing to take this CPCS courseMUST have a basic understanding and knowledge of health & safety issues, and have passed the relevant health & safety touch screen test within the last 2 years. You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the requirements specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes.
On completion of your booking, one of our customer service team will be in touch to collect the following delegate information:
Existing CSCS Card Number
For Experienced Operators or those who require a re-test only please contact one of our booking team on 08000 931189.
Experienced Operator Training – 4 Days
Re-Test Only – 1 Day
On successful completion of this CPCS training delegates will:
Have sufficient knowledge and information to safely plan lifting operations for mobile cranes on a busy construction site.
Identify and implement safe systems of work for lifting operations including writing risk assessments and method statements.
The CPCS A61 Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) Course will cover the following topics:
Legislation & Codes of Practice (BS 7121)
Roles & responsibilities of lifting operations personnel
Duties of the Appointed Person
Thorough examination & certification
Selection of cranes
Lifting capacity & duties charts
Crane positioning & configuration
Selection & use of lifting accessories
Methods of communication
Carrying out a risk assessment
Preparing a method statement
Crane plan & elevation drawings
Candidates will be required to undertake both practical and theory tests. On successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests delegates will be issued with a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card which is valid for 2 years.
Who Should Attend?
Operatives who are responsible for the planning and execution of lifting operations.