This CPCS training course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a Crawler Crane.
Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the Crawler crane will be able to:
- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
- Name and explain the purpose of 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
- 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 (RCI) for lifting duties
- Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
- Accurately place loads
- Change falls of rope on a hook block
- Minimise the swinging of loads
- Move loads through machine travel
- 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
Learners must have passed the Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years, prior to course start date.
A good understanding of spoken and written English.
A mixture of classroom based teaching and practical exercises, followed by a one day assessment.
Learners will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests, valid for two years.Contact Us More CPCS Plant Training Courses