CPCS Hoist – Passenger / Goods (A20) (various dates)
Course Date: Once we have received your booking and payment we will be in touch to arrange your course date for a convenient time.
Course Duration: 1 day
Course Overview: To provide thorough practical and theoretical construction plant training in operating a mechanical hoist (either passenger/goods, good or both).
o Book: Please ensure you provide the following in the ‘Additional Information’ box at checkout. *Full name of delegate taking the course *Date of birth *NI number or CSCS number *Confirmation that the trainee has passed their health & safety touchscreen test in the 2 years prior to the course date.
You MUST have passed your health and safety touchscreen test in the last 2 years to be able to book this course.
As one of only a few companies in the UK that offer CPCS Hoist certification we have operators travelling from around the country (especially from London) to attend hoist training with us.
Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a CPCS Red Trained Operator card.
We are ideally located for individuals travelling to us with a train station only a few minutes away. We can also arrange transport from the train station to our centre if required.
Upon completion of this course the delegates will be able to:
- Describe the nature of this sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant/equipment operator.
- Name and explain the purpose of principle hoist components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
- Confirm competency in line with the manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
- Check the stability, alignment and all-round safety before use.
- Ensure that the relevant hoistway protection mechanism is in position before use.
- Check that all gates and safety devices function according to specification.
- Undertake all the hoist’s pre-use and on-going running checks.
- Check the emergency lowering functions.
- Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other construction site hazards.
- Load and unload materials following official manual handling requirements.
- Prepare the hoist for the required load(s) and/or passengers.
- Operate the plant machinery to the limits of operation both loaded and unloaded.
- Comply with signals and instructions.
- Explain the hoist’s working limitations.
- Place the plant equipment in an out-of-service condition, isolate it and secure it.