A02 CRAWLER CRANE

Price: £POA

*Dates on application 

 

Aim of the course

The course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Crawler Crane. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  • Deciding whether a particular load is safe to lift
  • The permitted loading of scaffolds
  • Operating the plant machinery on all normal tasks for which it is designed
  • How the handler machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
  • Conducting minor mechanical adjustments
  • Preparing and driving the machine on public highways, and loading in onto a transporter in accordance with the requirements of the UK Road Traffic Acts
  • Carrying out routine telescopic handler servicing procedures and plant maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Understanding the purpose and capabilities of the machine and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation
  • The effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Loading, storage and transit of representative materials
  • The basic construction of pallets

Who Should Attend

The A02 Crawler Crane course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a Crawler Crane

Course overview

  • 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 checks
  • Configure and ready for travel
  • Travel the crane to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI) for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration

2 Day Course (1 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

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9 Day Course (8 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

10 Day Course (9 Days Testing & 1 Day Testing)

Location

On site – Apple Construction Training Centre

Off site – Contact a member of our sales team on 01295 770 789 for any queries 

Entry requirements

To be able to enter and complete this course  you must have the following contents with you.

  • NI Number
  • Existing CSCS Card Number
  • Valid ID
  • In-date CITB HS&E Touch Screen Test*
  • Understanding to be able to read, write and speak English to a good level

*Candidates MUST have in-date CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test which has been completed within two years of the course examination date. 

Testing

Mixture of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by one day assessment. 

Qualification

Successful candidate will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests. The card is valid for two years and for the availability to upgrade to Blue CPCS Card upon the completion of an NVQ Level 2 within the two years.

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