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CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes

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CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes


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CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating Piling Rig – Bored above (A48) 20 tonnes, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes 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.
Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
Undertake all pre-use plant checks.
Confirm and ready for travel.
Explain the procedures and precautions to be taken when travelling over rough, undulating ground.
Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
Position, configure and set for driven works.
Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
Accurately install displacement piles to completion.
Comply with signals and instructions.
Explain plant lifting requirements and limitations using a piling rig.
Carry out shut down and secure procedures.
Explain the de-rigging, loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Frequently asked questions about The CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes

How long is the CPCS A47 Piling Rigs – Bored below 20 tonnes Course?

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

What is the CPCS A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 20 tonnes 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. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830 

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