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CPCS Concrete Pump Truck-Mounted Boom

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CPCS A06 Concrete Pump – Truck Mounted Boom


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CPCS Concrete Pump – Truck Mounted Boom Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Concrete Pump Truck Mounted, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS A06 Concrete Pump – Truck Mounted Boom Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
Explain all relevant documentation
Undertake all pre-use checks (host vehicle and pumping unit)
Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
Travel the vehicle to an area of work
Manoeuvre in confined spaces
Position and configure the vehicle for pumping duties
Deploy the outriggers to specification (where applicable)
Arrange, anchor and secure all pipes and lines
Confirm a given mix is able to be pumped
Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
Direct the loading/mixer vehicle to position
Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Pump and control materials accurately to the desired pour location
Explain how blockages occur and give solution methods
Maintain safe working situations
Complete end-of use cleaning procedures
Carry out shut down and securing procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the CPCS Concrete Pump Training course?

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

How can I achieve my Trained Operator Card?

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.

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 years, the relevant NVQ. For more information on the required NVQ please contact us on 01623 287830.

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