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CPCS - Tower Crane A04 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Tower Crane A04 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 - Tower Crane A04 course?

Category: Plant-Operations
Level: Beginner

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

It teaches you how to operate a tower crane safely and productively.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end of the course.

How long is the CPCS - Tower Crane A04 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Tower Crane A04 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Tower Crane A04 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Tower Crane A04 course designed for?

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

What subjects does the CPCS - Tower Crane A04 course cover?

Operate the tower 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

Secure, check and maintain counterweights effectively

Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability

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 operator’s own legal responsibilities.

How is the CPCS - Tower Crane A04 course assessed?

8 days training - classroom lessons and practical exercises

1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

What certificate do I get for passing the CPCS - Tower Crane A04 course?
CPCS - Tower Crane A04
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