To provide thorough theory and practical training in the role of the Appointed Person / Lift PLanner, enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical tests.
A61 Appointed Persons Training Course Content:
- Legislation LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
- Codes of practice BS7121 part 1 and BS712 part 3
- Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
- Crane appreciation crane types, capabilities and limitations
- Duty charts
- Crane terminology
- Site access and egress
- Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
- Crane stability/ground conditions
- Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI’s) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
- Selection of lifting accessories
- Types of accessories and use
- Mode factors for accessories
- Down rating of accessories
- Sling angles
- Planning a lifting operation
- Writing a risk assessment (End test)
- Writing a method statement (End test)
Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:
In order to be eligible to undertake CPCS Appointed Person testing, candidates must have achieved the relevant CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) touch-screen-test within 2 years.
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.
- Customer Site (Training & Testing)
- Nationwide Training Centres
Candidates that already hold the CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller, or undertake this as an addition to the A61 Appointed Persons course are able to gain the A62 Crane / Lift Supervisor for FREE - TUTS even offer a preferential rate for candidates that undertake both elements with us!
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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