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CPCS Forklift Side Loader Training (A15)

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CPCS A15 Forklift Side Loader


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CPCS A15 Forklift Side Loader Training Aims

This course provides high-quality training and testing in the safe and effective use of plant and machinery to enable the candidate to attain the CPCS Red Operator Card. This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a Forklift Side Loader.

It teaches you how to operate and maintain a Forklift Side Loader safely.

CPCS A15 Forklift Side Loader Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Operating the plant machinery on all normal tasks for which it is designed
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, and relevant regulations/legislation
Undertake all pre-use plant checks
Explain need and function of appropriate documentation
Configure and ready for travel
Travel to and Manoeuvre in confined spaces (with and without loads
Configure and set for lifting and transferring duties
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Lift and remove various loads using the full working height of the forklift
Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations
Place and remove loads from a vehicle
Maintain safe working situations
Maintain safe and tidy working areas
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the CPCS A15 Forklift Side Loader?
To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

How do 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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