To provide practical and theory training in operating a Forward Tipping Dumper and Ride on Roller, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
A09 Forward Tipping Dumper:
- Carry out pre-start and running checks - Set the dumper for site and road travel - Travel over different types of terrain - Travel up and down inclines, loaded and unloaded - Position dumper to receive loads - Comply with loading procedures - Discharge loads into trenches and over edges - Place machine in and out of service conditions A31 Ride on Roller:
- Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges. - Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions using the operator’s handbook. - Carry out pre-use and running checks - Set the roller for site travel - Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction - Prepare an area prior to compacting - Compact different materials to given instructions - Place the roller in an out-of-service condition - Recognise compacted and uncompacted areas - State conditions that may cause instability of the roller - State safety procedures when compacting on incline
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. These tests can be viewed online at www.cskills.org/centreandschool/cpcs. NVQ Plant Operations and CPCS Competence Card:
The Red Trained Operator Card is valid for 2 years. During these 2 years, you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.