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CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course description.

Course Description

Is the Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS). Visit CPCS web site

What is the CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course?

Category: Plant-Operations

Level: Beginner

The CPCS Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course aims to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Appointed Person. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to identify and implement safe systems of work for lifting operations including writing risk assessments and method statements.

How much is a Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £725.00 and the highest price is £795.00

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How long is the CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course designed 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.

What subjects does the CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course cover?

  • Observe regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Follow safe systems of work including method statements
  • Take personal responsibility
  • Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
  • Understand crane documentation
  • Understand crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
  • Appreciate tower cranes
  • Observe British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes Guidlines sections 1, 2, 3 and 4. 
  • Recognise the role of appointed persons
  • Plan a lift

How is the CPCS - Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations A61 course assessed?

  • 4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests
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