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Beginners Level Qualifications.

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CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61

Ideal for:

The CPCS Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course is suitable for supervisors and managers with responsibility for lifting operations. This course will give you an understanding of the appointed person’s responsibilities and how to fulfil them.

CPCS - Crane Supervisor A62

Ideal for:

The CPCS Crane Supervisor A62 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

CPCS - Crawler Crane A02

Ideal for:

The CPCS Crawler Crane A02 course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS - Dump Truck Articulated Chassis A56

Ideal for:

The CPCS Dump Truck Articulated Chassis A56 course is suitable for either novice operators who need a full novice course or experienced operators requiring a 1 day practical and theory test.

Experienced operators need only undertake the CPCS Technical Test (theory and practical elements), however familiarisation training is recommended.

CPCS - Excavator 180 Wheeled A10 and A12

Ideal for:

The CPS Excavator 180 Wheeled A10 and A12 course is for people with limited or no experience of using 180 degree wheeled excavators. You will learn to operate and maintain machines above and below 5 tonnes.

CPCS - Forward Tipping Dumpers A09

Ideal for:

The CPS Forward Tipping Dumpers A09 course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a wheeled forward tipping dumper.

CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C

Ideal for:

The CPCS Lifting with Excavators A59C course is suitable for those who want foundation training in lifting with excavators safely and productively.

CPCS - Lorry Loader A36

Ideal for:

The CPCS Lorry Loader A36 course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a lorry loader.

CPCS - Mobile Crane A60

Ideal for:

The CPCS Mobile Crane A60 course is for people with limited or no experience of operating mobile cranes. 

CPCS - Mini Excavator A58

Ideal for:

The CPCS Mini Excavator A58 course is for people with limited or no experience of using mini excavators. It's also suitable for people who have some experience, but need a formal qualification.

CPCS - Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane A63

Ideal for:

The CPCS Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane A63 course is for people with limited or no experience of using pedestrian operated tower cranes.

CPCS - Ride on Road Roller A31

Ideal for:

The CPCS Ride on Road Roller A31 course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a ride-on road roller.

CPCS - Slinger Signaller A40

Ideal for:

The CPCS Slinger / Signaller A40 course is for people with limited or no experience of slinging and signalling, who want to gain entry into the lifting industry.

CPCS - Telescopic Handler A17

Ideal for:

The CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler.

The A17 telehandler course is split into 3 separate categories. These are:

  • A: Industrial Telescopic
  • B: Up to 9 metres
  • C: All sizes ex. 360-degree slew

CPCS - Tower Crane A04

Ideal for:

The CPCS Tower Crane A04 course is for people with limited or no experience of using tower cranes. 

CPCS - Wheeled Loading Shovel A21

Ideal for:

The CPCS Wheeled Loading Shovel A21 course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a wheeled loading shovel.

CPCS - Wastemaster Training Wheeled Loading Shovel A21

Ideal for:

The CPCS Wastemaster Training Wheeled Loading Shovel A21 course is for people with limited or no experience of using a JCB Wastemaster loading shovel. You will learn to operate the Wastemaster safely for use in the waste and recycling industries.

CPCS - Take Control Vehicle Marshalling

Ideal for:

The CPCS Take Control Vehicle Marshalling course will prepare you to recognise the importance of accepting and dispersing vehicles safely and efficiently.

CPCS - Excavator 360 Tracked: Above 10 Tonnes A59A

Ideal for:

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a 360 degree tracked excavator above 10 tonnes.

On passing the technical tests, the Training provider will apply for the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on your behalf.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A

Ideal for:

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a 360 degree wheeled excavator above 10 tonnes. 

On passing the technical tests, the Training provider will apply for the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on your behalf.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77

Ideal for:

This course is aimed at persons who will be using the Telescopic Handler 360 Slew on construction sites. Formally known as category A17D, the A77 category was created by the CPCS awarding body in 2018 due to the need for candidates to have more thorough training and testing on the 360 Slew.

This Foundation course is typically five days in duration and is suitable for those with little or no experience on the machine.

CPCS - Compact Crane-A66

Ideal for:

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.

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)

CPCS - Plant and Vehicle Marshaller A73

Ideal for:

This 3 day course is for people responsible for the movement of plant and vehicles on construction sites.

You will learn how to prepare for vehicle movement and guidance, communication, plant hazards and ground conditions, work area layout and positioning.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

NPORS - 360 Excavator - N202

Ideal for:

The NPORS N202 course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a Excavator 360 - Tracked in order to to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.

NPORS - Forward Tipping Dumper - N204

Ideal for:

The NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper training programme is designed for any personnel who are required to use or work with a Forward Tipping Dumper.

NPORS - Slinger Signaller - N402

Ideal for:

The NPORS Slinger Signaller  Course is designed to offer candidates the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to work as a  Slinger Signaller  to  NPORS  standards  (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme)

NPORS - Vehicle Traffic Marshall - N403T

Ideal for:

This course aims to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with moving vehicles on a site and how to provide and maintain safe access routes for pedestrians and vehicles, through the implementation of effective control measures in order to reduce risks to their health.