Crawler Crane (OVER 10 TONNES)

Crawler Crane

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About The Course: Crawler Crane (OVER 10 TONNES)

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.

 

Course Content

  •  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

 

Endorsements

A  Now superseded by A66D

B  Over 10 tonnes

 

 

Test

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card certification 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.