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CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course description.

Course Description

Is the Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59B 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 - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course?

Category: Plant-Operations

Level: Beginner

The CPCS A59B course aims to provides candidate with thorough practical and theory training for operating a 360 degree Excavator (Wheeled) in order to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

How long is the CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A certificate valid for?

The CPCS Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59B course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course designed 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.

What subjects does the CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course cover?

  • Operate the excavator 360° wheeled safely and productively
  • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
  • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures, and carry them out
  • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment.

How is the CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course assessed?

  • 8 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests
CPCS - Excavator 360 Wheeled: Above 10 Tonnes A59A course dates and locations