Excavator

Excavator as a Crane

We work on a flexible basis to meet our customers' needs, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges
  • Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity, calculate estimated weights of loads
  • Identify any overhead / proximity hazards
  • Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the slinger / signaller
  • Ensure excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted
  • Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift
  • Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all service and securing procedures.

Course Details

Provider: CPCS

Level: Novice

Duration: 2 - 5 Days

The course consists of 5 days training to include theory and practical training.

  • Identify and explain different lifting procedures and know what task could fall into which category
  • Recognise and understand centres of gravity and calculate estimated load weights
  • Be aware of and work around any overhead proximity and hazards.

  • For learners applying for the NPORS CSCS Card, or for those requiring the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

Upcoming Dates

Course Name Provider Level Duration Next Date
Excavator as a Crane CPCS Novice 2 - 5 Days 11 March 2024

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01446 744775

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