Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler – Tractor/Dozer, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

 Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
 Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
 Undertake all pre-use checks
 Configure and set for site travel
 Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
 Manoeuvre in confined spaces
 Configure and set for excavating duties
 Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
 Construct ramps and form and shape stockpiles
 Grade, spread and level ground and materials
 Carry out shut down and securing procedures
 Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration of Training

See Training Guidance


To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
These tests can be viewed online at:


Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)