A22 TRACKED LOADING SHOVEL

Price: £POA

*Dates on application

Aim of the course

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

Course Content

  • Undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards
  • Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for site and road travel
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition
  • Carry out excavations from an embankment of different materials and form stockpiles and ramps
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation.

Who should attend

The A22 Tracked Loading Shovel course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a Tracked Loading Shovel.

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 set for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for excavating and loading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground
  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct ramps
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials
  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration

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

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

4 Day Course (3 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

5 Day Course (4 Days Training & 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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