CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course syllabus.

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Is the Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (CPCS) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.

What is the CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course?

Category: Plant-Operations
Level: Beginner

On 28th March 2018 the CPCS A17D category (telescopic handler including 360 slew) was retired from the scheme. it was replaced with the A77 category (Telescopic handler 360 slew), the new standard includes working tasks around hoist rope/ winch use which were not within the standard for A17D.

The A77 category has also been further enhanced to cover travelling with suspended loads, and therefore will not require a separate (A17E) endorsement under this category.

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How long is the CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course designed 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.

What subjects does the CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course cover?

Complete all manufacturer pre-start and running checks and prepare the excavator for travel

Prepare and set the telehandler for each lift. Fit the relevant attachment

*Forks* Travel up & down the slope, over rough terrain & pass through a chicane. Stop & restart on incline (loaded).

*Forks* High lift & retrieve load. Lorry loading & unloading. Stack 3 loads vertically & destack.

*Forks* Lift load & place at ground level at an indicated point using full reach (horizontal) of the telehandler.

*Forks* Lift load & reverse in a straight line for at least 20m, passing through a restriction at the end of the run.

*Suspended Loads* Lift & place load at given point below ground level or behind a structure. Create stack at given location.

*Hoist Rope* Lift load from min to max radius in relation to load. Lift load & reverse for 10m and pass through a restriction.

*Hoist Rope* Place load onto the vehicle bed. Lift load at max radius and slew through 200 & land load within 2m of machines max radius.

*Hoist Rope* Lift load & simulate a concrete pouring exercise by travelling the load in a straight line (min 6m) and land load at given place.

*Hoist Rope* Position machine so that stabiliser footprint is 2m from base of tower & lift load (75% radius), slew 90 & place on tower.

Remove the hook / hoist rope & return the machine ready for fork-use. Park the machine & carry out shut-down & securing procedures.

How is the CPCS - Telescopic Handler 360 slew A77 course assessed?

The theory test incorporates some 101 questions. The theory test, which is CPCS largest to date, combines the majority of questions from the A17 Telescopic handler and A17e Suspended load test.

The practical test also incorporates the standard telescopic handler and suspended load test, with the addition of a number of hoist rope activities.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Trained Operator (Red) CPCS card which is valid for two years.

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