CPCS A60 Mobile Crane

MOBILE CRANE COURSE AIMS

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

COURSE CONTENT

  • Operating the crane safely
  • Responding to recognized crane signals accurately
  • Correct positioning of the crane
  • Altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Routine maintenance and minor adjustments
  • Safe load indicators and duties charts
  • Chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Crane capabilities and safety precautions
  • Basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understanding and interpreting duties charts
  • Understanding how to programme safe load indicators
  • The effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Statutory regulations and Codes of Practice applicable to lifting operations
  • Effects of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • The correct and safe use of outriggers
  • Transport regulations and preparing for travel on the public highway

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

ATS Group, Lily Annie House, Silchester Road, Hampshire, RG26 3PY.

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