Fully Booked: CPCS A09 – Forward Tipping Dumper - 8 November

CPCS A09 – Forward Tipping Dumper -8 November

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge to help undertake the role of a dumper operator. This qualification covers wheeled forward tipping dumper only.

Successful learners can obtain the CPCS Red Trained Operator Card. In all cases, applicants must pass the appropriate CITB Health, Safety and Environment test. You will be advised which route is appropriate at the delivery/test centre.

Venues, Dates and Start times

  • Capel Quarry
    SA14 7NH
  • 8 November
  • 8.30 am

Who should attend
This course is suitable for those who are new to the role or may have limited experience and no formal training.

Course Content

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the forward tipping dumper will be able to:  

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use and running checks
  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces (loaded and unloaded)
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads
  • Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Position 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 safe and tidy working areas
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

see above

Course duration
3 days. 2 days training and 1 day practical and theory assessment.

Number of participants minimum and maximum
min/max: 3

ACOP Group

This course is free for eligible individuals and companies working in construction and its supply network.

CITB registered companies may be eligible for grant aid

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Request a Space

For more information please:
Email: cwic@uwtsd.ac.uk
Tel: 0300 323 0013

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