CPCS A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane

COURSE AIMS

To provide thorough practical and theory training in Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

PEDESTRIAN OPERATED TOWER CRANE 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 and place crane into service
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services
  • Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads
  • Select and use lifting accessories
  • Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures
  • Ensure load balance, security and integrity
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Attach and use boom extensions and fly jibs
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working conditions
  • Explain reasons for altering hoist rope falls and enviromental effects on load surface areas

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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