Price: £POA


*Please note multiple days courses include the test, for example 2 day course 1 day training, 1 day test. 

Aim of the course

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

Course Content

  • Basic maintenance
  • Reversing
  • Employer’s and employee’s legal responsibilities
  • Towing
  • Swivel machines
  • High tip machines
  • Inspection
  • Operational techniques

Who Should Attend

The A09 Forward Tipping Dumper course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a Forward Tipping Dumper


A: Wheeled

B: Tracked

Course Overview

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle 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 
  • Travelling & Manouvering
  • Configure and ready 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


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

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


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

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


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


Upon completed the course and passing the CPCS practical/theory tests, the delegate will be enable to obtain a Red Trained Operator Card. The card is valid for two years and for the availability to upgrade to Blue CPCS Card upon the completion of a Level 2 NVQ Qualification. 

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