Pre-requisites: Candidates must have successfully passed the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test within the past two years.
- Days One to Four: Theory and practical training - Day Five: CPCS theory and practical test
- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator. - Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology. - Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation. - Undertake all pre-use checks. - Configure and ready for travel (site and highway – where applicable). - Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces. - Manoeuvre in confined spaces. - Configure and set for excavating duties. - Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services. - Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground. - Grade, spread and level ground and materials. - Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers. - Attach and remove buckets. - Lift, move and place basic slung loads. - Carry out shut down and securing procedures. - Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CPCS Trained Operator 'Red' card which is valid for two years.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.