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CPCS A02 Crawler Crane (Above 10 Tonnes)

Course Aims:


To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.


A02 Crawler Crane Training Course Content:


- Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology

- Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the handbook, and relevant regulations/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 for lifting duties

- Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane

- Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads

- Change falls of rope on a hook block

- Move loads through machine travel and 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




A-  Now superseded by A66d (Compact Crane)

B- Above 10 tonnes


Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:


In order to be eligible to undertake CPCS Crawler Crane testing, candidates must have achieved the relevant CITB Health Safety & Environmental (HS&E) touch-screen-test within 2 years.


Delivery Location(s):


- Customer Site (must meet CPCS specifications)


CITB Grant Available?


Yes - please speak to one of our advisors should you require any further information, what’s more TUTS will even assist in claiming any CITB grants available to you.


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