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CPCS A37 Trencher

Course Objective:

 

To provide thorough theory and practical training in the operation of the Trencher, enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical tests.

 

Course Content:

 

- 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, controls and terminology

- Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the handbook, and relevant regulations/legislation

- Undertake all pre-use checks

- Configure and set for travel

- Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces

- Manoeuvre in confined spaces

- Configure and set for excavating duties

- Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

- Produce cut trenches in various types of ground

- Produce consistent depths of cut in level and uneven ground

- Cut trenches up and down inclines

- Explain techniques for radius cutting

- Place materials into transporting vehicles

- Carry out plant equipment shut down and securing procedures

- Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

 

Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:

 

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

 

Duration:

 

The duration of this course is subject to a variety of factors including candidate experience and prior tuition received, delegate numbers, site restrictions etc. Given this, TUTS don't adopt a 'one size fits all' approach to our course delivery. Please speak to one of our trusted advisors to determine a delivery package that's specific to you and/or your business.  

 

Delivery Location(s):

 

- Customer Site (Training & Testing) - Site must adhere to 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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CITB HS&E (Health, Safety & Environment) Test

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