CPCS Tower Crane A04a & A40c, Trolley Jib – NOVICE – Book now, schedule later

£2,550.00 excluding vat

Course Date: we will be in touch to schedule your course as soon as government advice enables us to do so  – which we hope will be towards the end of May/start of June at the latest.

Course Duration: 9 days

Course Overview: To provide thorough practical and theoretical construction plant training in operating a tower crane.

This course is suitable for novices as full training will be provided prior to theory and practical tests. 

To 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.

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. Free onsite parking.

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This course is suitable for novices as full training will be provided prior to theory and practical tests. 

Course Content:

Upon completion of this course the delegates will be able to:

  • Operate the tower crane safely and productively.
  • Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations.
  • Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane.
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance.
  • Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety.
  • Precautions, including the out of service procedure.
  • Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices.
  • Understand the effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine.
  • Secure, check and maintain counterweights effectively.
  • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability.
  • Recognise the principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of lifting gear, security and balance of load.
  • Observe the statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operator’s own legal responsibilities.