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CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 course description

Course Description

Is the Compact Crane A66 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 - Compact Crane-A66 course?

Category: Plant-Operations

Level: Beginner

There are 4 separate CPCS endorsements for this category. They are:

  • A66A: Compact Crane Static Stabilisers
  • A66B: Compact Crane Mobile Stabilisers
  • A66C: Compact Crane Luffing Static Duties
  • A66D: Compact Crane 360 Pick and Carry
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How much is a Compact Crane A66 course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £895.00 and the highest price is £1695.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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How long is the CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Compact Crane A66 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 course designed 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)

What subjects does the CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 course cover?

  • 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 operators own legal responsibilities

How is the CPCS - Compact Crane-A66 course assessed?

Candidates will take:

  • a verbal theory test
  • 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

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