CPCS A61 Appointed Person – Lifting Operations

APPOINTED PERSON COURSE AIMS

To provide thorough practical and theory training in order to become an Appointed Person in Lifting Operations; and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121 part 1 and BS712 part 3
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Site access and egress
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI’s) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Selection of lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Mode factors for accessories
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Writing a risk assessment (End test)
  • Writing a method statement (End test)

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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