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CPCS A72 Static Concrete Placing Boom

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CPCS Static Concrete Placing Boom Course


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Course Aims

To provide thorough theory and practical training on the Static Concrete Placing Boom, enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role with a view to confidently passing the CPCS Theory and Practical tests.

Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities
Name and explain the purpose of the principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, and relevant regulations/legislation
Configure and set for site and public highway travel
Travel over rough undulating ground, substantial inclines and level services
Manoeuvre in confined spaces
Configure and set for soil stabilising
Explain action required for hazard, underground and overhead services (endorsement C)
Explain different methods of loading hoppers
Explain the principles of soil stabilisation and the different requirements/techniques for differing types of soil
Clear the mixing chamber and spreading box of loose materials
Carry out post operation maintenance
Carry out shut down and securing operations
Explain the loading/unloading procedures for plant transportation
Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the training course??
To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.
Can you tell me more about the 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 call us on 01623 287830
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