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Hoist Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate and maintain a hoist, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

Hoist Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate and maintain a hoist, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

Course Content

  • Roles and responsibilities as a plant / equipment operator
  • Hoist components, construction, controls and terminology
  • Regulations, legislation and Codes of Prcatice relating to lifting duties
  • Hoist pre-use checks for stability, alignment and safety including running checks and emergency lowering functions
  • Awareness of overhead services and other hazards
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of the equipment
  • Preparing the hoist for the required loads
  • Loading and unloading of materials following manual handling requirements
  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
  • Signalling and instructions
  • Placing the hoist in an out-of-service condition, isolate and secure
  • CPCS theory & practical tests
  • Theory Test - sample questions
  • Practical Test - sample assessment

Roles and responsibilities as a plant / equipment operator Hoist components, construction, controls and terminology Regulations, legislation and Codes of Prcatice relating to lifting duties Hoist pre-use checks for stability, alignment and safety including running checks and emergency lowering functions Awareness of overhead services and...

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Entry Requirements

Pre-requisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months).

Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to undertake the exams at the end of the course. No refund will be given for exams cancelled as a result of you not having the relevant test completed.

Pre-requisites You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months). Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to...

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Additional Information

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests).

Trained Operator Card (RED)

The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may hold a Trained Operator Card whilst being measured against national standards through an SVQ or NVQ.
 
Once you've obtained your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card, it will last for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

Competent Operator Card (BLUE)

The Competent Operator Card tells the observer that the holder has demonstrated a level of health and safety awareness through the CITB Health, safety and environment test, underpinning knowledge previously through a CPCS theory test, operating ability previously through a CPCS practical test and operating competence on the type of plant (evidenced by an SVQ or NVQ or employer confirmation of competence).

More information can be found on the CITB website.

Your booking can only be confirmed once we receive the following information:

  1. Existing CSCS Card Number
  2. NI Number
  3. D.O.B.

We'll be in contact within 48 hours after you make your booking to collect further information prior to confirming your space on the course.

If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0845 605 0006 to confirm this course.

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests). Trained Operator Card (RED) The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may...

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