Your chosen CPCS accredited category.
Both theoretical and practical elements of the course
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with a Red CPCS Trained Operator accredited card.
•Comply with the relevant requirements of the Road Traffic Act / Construction and Use Regulations (where applicable)
•Preparation, loading and securing of plant machinery on to a vehicle transporter
•Preparation of the vehicle for road travel
•The off loading of plant machinery from the transporter
- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a loader/securer
- Name and explain types of transporter, purpose, 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 on the transporter and prime mover
- Configure and set for site and public highway travel, loaded and unloaded
- Prepare the area for plant loading and unloading duties
- Configure and set the transporter for loading and unloading duties
- Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
- Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
- Load or direct and position different items of plant on and off a trailer
- Arrange, secure and ready items of plant on the trailer in preparation for travel on the public highway
- Explain legislative requirements for transporting loads on the highway
- Explain considerations when planning a route on the public highway
- State requirements to be undertaken when loading and unloading on the public highway
- Carry out shut down and securing procedures
- Explain the Road Traffic Act requirements
The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. Delegates will be assessed through both theory and practical tests.
• Delegates must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.
• Delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card
Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire / Site of your choice
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