A57 (CPCS) Dump Truck

Endorsements:

A56A: Dump Truck – articulated chassis up to 15 tonnes
A56B: Dump Truck – articulated chassis all sizes
A57A: Dump Truck – rigid chassis up to 15 tonnes
A57B: Dump Truck – rigid chassis up to 50 tonnes
A57C: Dump Truck – rigid chassis all sizes
A57D: Dump Truck – rigid chassis tracked

Off centre category: Delivered on-site/client premises.

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Level
Duration
Cost
Dates
Novice
6 days
£1500
Experienced
For experienced operators requiring 1 day test preparation
2 days
£695
Test only
Only recommended for very experienced operators, familiar with CPCS testing and not requiring any preparation
1 day
£495
Direct to Blue with NVQ assessment
Experienced operators only
2 days
£993
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Course information

Who is the course for?

This course provides instruction in correct operation of the Dump Truck Rigid chassis for operators who will be using such machines on site. It provides training as referred to in the laws relating to work equipment and health and safety, and is accredited by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS).

Course Content Includes:

• Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
• Name and explain the purpose of the principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
• Conform with manufacturer’s requirements, as per the operator’s handbook, including additional information and relevant regulations and legislation.
• Undertake all pre–use checks.
• Configure and have ready for travel (site and highway).
• Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – both loaded and unloaded.
• Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads.
• Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area.
• Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
• Position the vehicle to receive loads.
• Comply with loading procedures.
• Ensure load integrity and security.
• Transfer loads to different locations.
• Discharge loads into trenches and over edges.
• Maintain a safe and tidy working area.
• Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
• Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

 

 

 

Completion of the course:

Candidates will take a verbal theory test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a 2 Year CPCS Category A57 Red Trained Operator License

Those with 2-3 years or more experience can add on the NVQ assessment at the same time to progress straight to the 5 Year CPCS Blue Competent Operator card

Prerequisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues.

The CITB Operatives Health & Safety touch screen test must be current and in date. (Completed within the last 24 months)
We can provide the CSCS HS&E at our West Midlands training centre.