CPCS A66 Compact Crane

COMPACT CRANE COURSE AIMS

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Compact Crane and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Configure and set Crane for travel
  • Travel the crane to the work area
  • Manoeuvre the crane in confined spaces
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Programme/Set up rated capacity indicators or load moment indicators for lifting duties
  • Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads
  • Deploy outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Explain the function, use and limitations of jib extensions
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing or steering capabilities of the crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Move loads through machine travel (relevant endorsements only)
  • List different types of lifting accessories compatible with compact crane use, and explain the limitations of slinging with compact cranes
  • Carry our shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting , procedures for lifting and/or towing

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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