The CPCS A66 course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating Compact Cranes in order to be enable the candidate to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
Course Content Includes:
• Pre-use checks and preparation for work
• Operate the crane safely and productively
• Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations
• Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane
• Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance
• Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions, including the out-of-service procedure
• Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices
• Understand the effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine
• Recognise the principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of lifting gear, security and balance of load
• Observe the statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operator’s own legal responsibilities
Completion of the course:
Candidates will take a verbal theory test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a 2 Year CPCS Category A66 Red Trained Operator License
Those with 2-3 years or more experience can add on the NVQ assessment at the same time to progress straight to the 5 Year CPCS Blue Competent Operator card
You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues.
The CITB Operatives Health & Safety touch screen test must be current and in date. (Completed within the last 24 months)
We can provide the CSCS HS&E at our West Midlands training centre.