To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis, to enable the candidate to competently and safely operate the machine and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
Use of the operator’s handbook, etc
Pre-use and running checks
Set the vehicle for site and road travel
Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground, both in a loaded and unloaded state
Manoeuvre the vehicle in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state
Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards
Position the dump truck to receive loads
Comply with loading procedures, loading entegrity and security
Discharge loads into trenches or over edges
Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition
Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporters
Trained operator achievement test
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: www.cskills.org/centreandschool/cpcs.
Your Own Venue (Must meet CPCS specifications)