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CPCS Crawler Crane Training (A02)

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CPCS A02 Crawler Crane


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CPCS Crawler Crane Course Aims

This course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS Crawler Crane Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
Undertake all pre-use checks
Configure and ready for travel
Travel the crane to an area of work
Manoeuvre in confined spaces
Configure the crane for lifting duties
Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties
Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads
Change falls of rope on a hook block
Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
Maintain safe working situations
Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the CPCS Crawler Crane Course?
To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.
What are the endorsements for  the CPCS Crawler Crane Course Aims
A-  Now superseded by A66d

B-  Over 10 tonnes

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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