CPCS A56 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis

COURSE AIMS

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

COURSE CONTENT

  • 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

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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