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CPCS - A59a Excavator 360 Above 10 Tonnes - Novice

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Course Description

360 Excavator above 10 tonnes Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate a 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

360 Excavator above 10 tonnes Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate a 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

Course Content

  • Operate the 360° tracked excavator safely and productively
  • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
  • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments & service procedures and carry them out
  • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment
  • CPCS theory & practical tests
  • Theory Test - sample questions
  • Practical Test - sample assessment

Operate the 360° tracked excavator safely and productively Fit and operate ancillary equipment Site the machine safely and efficiently Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine Follow all necessary safety precautions Interpret...

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Entry Requirements

 

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.

  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...

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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.

A good understanding of spoken and written English is also required.
 
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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