CPCS 360 Excavator Above 10t (A59)

Plant Training

360 ExcavatorThe CPCS Excavator Course gives the opportunity for plant operators and drivers to attend the relevant training in order to hold a operators ticket. With the ticket, they will be able to work on site. It is likely that the plant operator’s card will soon be compulsory for those who want to work on site and operate a dumper and roller. It is advised to obtain one in the near future.

How long is the course?
Five days

Who should attend the Excavator course?
Novice operators who are looking to obtain the CPCS Red Card.

Is the Excavator course accredited?
CPCS accredited

Entry Requirements

Delegates need to have a current Health and Safety test pass and it must have been attended in the last two years. Once this is completed the delegate then can sit the practical and theory test.

Course Objectives

The course will teach delegates how to operate the machine safely and correctly.

Course Content

The course will cover the following units:

  • Operating the 360-degree excavator productively and safely
  • Operating and fitting ancillary equipment
  • Siting the machine efficiently and safely
  • Carrying out routine servicing and minor adjustments when needed
  • Understanding the purposes, limitations and capabilities of the machine
  • Following all safety procedures
  • Interpreting information provided by profiles and level pegs
  • Having awareness of service procedures and routine adjustments and carrying them out
  • Working to levels with the aid of laser equipment

What is required to pass the CPCS Excavator (A59) training course?

The delegate will first of all have a one to one discussion with a tester and have to attain a mark of approximately 80%. They will then partake in the practical examination in which they will have to follow instructions from a CPCS tester.

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