Assessment of the operative’s individual capabilities and thorough briefing on the theory questions.
Overview and explanation of the CPCS technical test
Provide knowledge of:
Relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice
The purpose of the main components, controls and terminology
The manufacturer’s requirements as described in the operator’s handbook and other sources of such information
Performing pre-use checks
Procedures for non-serviceable items
Establishing the weight and dimensions of loads and communicating this information to the crane operator
Preparing the area of operation
Relevant lifting accessory for a given load
Hazards underground and overhead services
Securing loads using relevant lifting accessory and procedures
Load balance, security and integrity
Guiding the movement and accurate placing of loads
CPCS theory and practical technical test
To provide the candidate with a thorough understanding of both the CPCS theory test and the CPCS practical test that comprise the CPCS technical test for category A40 slinger signaller. Candidates will receive guidance on how to answer the theory test questions and revision materials that will enable them to complete the tests with confidence.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for plant operatives who have a minimum of 12 months on-site experience operating slinger signaller. It aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to pass both elements of the CPCS technical test.
This course will have a large element of practical hands-on training. The delegate will also attend classroom-based training to prepare them for the CPCS theory test. All delegates are provided with and are encouraged to read the CPCS theory test questions and revision notes where provided.
Available at a number of training centres across the UK.
Successful candidates will achieve a Red CPCS trained operator card valid for two years. During this two year period candidates will need to achieve the relevant plant NVQ that will enable them to upgrade their Red card to a Blue CPCS competent operator card.
Candidates should bring appropriate PPE and a passport photo.
We offer courses for all categories of plant listed under the CPCS Scheme. Please call us for more details.
Delegate Eligibility / Entry Requirements
It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English and have the operating experience as described in the ‘Introduction’ of this course overview. Candidates must have passed the CSCS H&S touch screen test within two years of taking the CPCS technical test.
It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English.