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CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Lifting with Excavators A59C 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 - Lifting with Excavators A59C course?

Category: Plant-Operations

Level: Beginner

The CPCS Lifting with Excavators A59C course will give you foundation training and assessment in lifting with excavators safely and productively.

You gain the lifting endorsement A59c on your CPCS card on passing the CPCS technical test at the end.

How long is the CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C certificate valid for?

The CPCS Lifting with Excavators A59C course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C course designed for?

The CPCS Lifting with Excavators A59C course is suitable for those who want foundation training in lifting with excavators safely and productively.

What subjects does the CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C course cover?

  • Operate the machine to a minimum standard
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Interpret the information provided by load charts and lift plans
  • Understand which routine adjustments and safety checks are legally required with regard to lifting accessories, and know how to carry them out.

How is the CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C course assessed?

  • 1 or 2 days learning (dependant on card held and experience) through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests
CPCS - Lifting with Excavators A59C course dates and locations