CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Crawler Crane A02 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. Visit CPCS web site

What is the CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course?

Category: Plant-Operations
Level: Beginner

The CPCS Crawler Crane A02 course

How long is the CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Crawler Crane A02 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course designed for?

The CPCS Crawler Crane A02 course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

What subjects does the CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course cover?
  •  Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  •  Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  •  Undertake all pre-use checks
  •  Configure and ready for travel
  •  Travel the crane to an area of work
  •  Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  •  Configure the crane for lifting duties
  •  Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
  •  Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  •  Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties
  •  Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  •  Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads
  •  Change falls of rope on a hook block 
  •  Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
  •  Maintain safe working situations
  •  Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
  •  Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  •  Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting
How is the CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course assessed?

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a crawler crane.

It teaches you how to operate and maintain a crawler crane safely.

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

CPCS - Crawler Crane A02 course dates and locations