CPCS Wheeled Loading Shovel A21 - experienced operators (2 days)

Cost: £656 no VAT charged
Duration: 2 days
Locations:  Norfolk and Kent
Dates: Various 
Funding: See Grants and funding below 
Course Code: WLSSD

This condensed course is for experienced operators of wheeled forward tipping dumpers who need a formal qualification.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the technical test at the end.

If you have limited or no experience, you should do our full 5-day course.

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Course content

  • Undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards
  • Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for site and road travel
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition
  • Carry out excavations from an embankment of different materials and form stockpiles and ramps
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation. 

Teaching and assessment 

  • 1 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

Qualifications you get

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Entry requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.
  • Can undertake pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount, according to manufacturers’ handbook/manual
  • Can travel in a forward/reverse direction, through restrictions, confined areas, on level ground, undulating ground and substantial inclines, including hill start procedures
  • Can place material into transporting vehicles or hoppers
  • Can level the working area back to original contours
  • You will need to revise the theory questions before the course as there will only be a short time for this on the course.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 

Further training

After gaining experience on site, you must complete a NVQ/SVQ level 2 within 2 years to get the CPCS competent operator card (blue card)

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