CPCS A39 Skip Handler

SKIP HANDLER COURSE AIMS

This course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating as a Skip Handler; and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Carry out full pre-start and running checks
  • Prepare Skip Handler for travel
  • Mount skip/body and travel over a defined route, to include uneven terrain/sharp cornering
  • Pick up fully loaded skip/body and secure
  • Travel with load and tip load at specified point
  • Reverse vehicle and deposit skip body into a confined space
  • Recover a loaded skip/body with restricted headroom
  • Travel to park position, shut down and secure
  • Safety awareness
  • Maintenance and pre-start checks
  • Identify all components, controls and gauges
  • Set vehicle for site and road travel
  • Travel machine over varying types of terrain
  • Discharge loaded skips/containers
  • Manoeuvre vehicle in confined areas, using forward and reverse direction
  • Position vehicle to pick up skips/containers within height restrictions
  • Pick up and place skips of various size and weights
  • Ensure load integrity and secure load with sheeting/netting
  • Place vehicle in an out-of-service condition

DURATION OF TRAINING

See Training Guidance

TEST

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: www.cskills.org/centreandschool/cpcs.

LOCATION

Your own venue (must meet CPCS specifications).

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