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CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Mobile Crane A60 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 - Mobile Crane A60 course?

Category: Plant-Operations

Level: Beginner

The CPCS Mobile Crane A60 course aims to provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a Mobile Crane, to enable the candidate to competently and safely fulfil the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

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 - Mobile Crane A60 certificate valid for?

The CPCS Mobile Crane A60 course certificate has 2 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 course designed for?

The CPCS Mobile Crane A60 course is for people with limited or no experience of operating mobile cranes. 

What subjects does the CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 course cover?

  • Operate mobile cranes safely and productively
  • Respond to recognised crane signals accurately
  • Position the crane correctly
  • Alter jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance
  • Understand duties charts
  • Programme safe-load indicators
  • Understand the basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understand the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Observe statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Recognise the principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Understand the safe use of outriggers
  • Be aware of transport regulations and how to prepare to go on the public highway.

How is the CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 course assessed?

  • 8 days training - classroom lessons and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests
CPCS - Mobile Crane A60 course dates and locations