CPCS A59 360 above 10 tonne preparation and test

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Address:Lodgemore Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EQ

Duration:* Course dates 28th-30th April, 2nd-6th May, 9th May and test day is 10th May*

Date:28/04/2022 - 10/05/2022

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  • Price:£2,210.00 + VAT
  • Spaces Available:Limited Spaces
  • Duration:* Course dates 28th-30th April, 2nd-6th May, 9th May and test day is 10th May*
  • Dates:28/04/2022 - 10/05/2022
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Who

This training course is designed to give 360° Excavator (A59A) operators a valuable in-sight to the standards required to pass the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) theory & practical test.

Aims

To align the operational skills of experienced 360° Excavator (A59A) operators with the standards prescribed by the CPCS.

Objectives

On completion of the practical test preparation course, operators will be better pre-pared to achieve the demanding standards of the CPCS operator tests for category A59A.

Outline

• Introduction, aim and objectives
• Understand CPCS theory & practical test criteria
• CPCS Practical test protocol
• Crucial machine safety
• Excavator Information sources and load charts
• Pre-use inspection and component terminology
• Site the machine effectively in relation to the task
• Excavate trench in line with CPCS standards
• Backfill and compaction of excavation
• Operate and travel machine safely on inclines
• Safe loading of vehicles
• Slinging and placing of loads from the 360° excavator (endorsement C – notify at the point of booking if required)
• Bucket changing procedures
• Parking and isolation procedures
• Practical test preparation/practice
• Practical test
• Course documentation and summary