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CPCS A63 Ped-Op (Pedestrian Operated) Tower Crane

Course Objective:


To provide thorough theory and practical training in the role of the Ped-Op Crane Operator, enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role with a view to confidently achieving the relevant CPCS Theory and Practical tests.


A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane Training Course Content:


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

- Conform with plant manufacturers' requirements as per the operators handbook, and relevant regulations/legislation

- Undertake all pre-use checks and place crane into service

- Configure the crane for lifting duties

- Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services

- Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads

- Select and use lifting accessories

- Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures

- Ensure load balance, security and integrity

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

- Accurately place loads

- Attach and use boom extensions and fly jibs

- Minimise the swinging of loads

- Comply with signals and instructions

- Maintain safe working conditions

- Explain reasons for altering hoist rope falls and enviromental effects on load surface areas


Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:


In order to be eligible to undertake CPCS Ped-Op (Pedestrian Operated) 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.  


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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