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CPCS Skid Steer Training (A23)

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CPCS A23 Skid Steer


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CPCS A23 Skid Steer Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a Skid Steer Loader, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS A23 Skid Steer Course Content 

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Name and explain the purpose of principal 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
Undertake all pre-use checks
Configure and set for site and highway travel
Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
Manoeuvre plant in confined spaces
Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
Backfill, spread and level ground and materials
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

CPCS A23 Skid Steer Course FAQ

How long is the CPCS A23 Skid Steer Course?

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

What is the CPCS A23 Skid Steer 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 the relevant NVQ, within 2 years. For more information on the required NVQ please contact us on 01623 287830 
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