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CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom (A26)

Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a MEWPS - Boom, to enable the candidate to carry out the role competently and safely and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of training required for those with limited or no experience, whereas experienced operators can attend a two-day experienced worker course.

Endorsements

A: Vehicle Mounted

B: Self-Propelled

Course Information

CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom (A26) Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls, and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Check emergency lowering functions
  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over level surfaces (all types) and uneven terrain (self-propelled)
  • Explain travel procedures and precautions on inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for accessing duties
  • Position the platform to access a work position
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Access working points up to full operating height and reach
  • Travel with a raised platform (relevant endorsement)
    • Carry out plant shut down and securing procedures

 

Assessment

Mixture of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises followed by one day assessment - CPCS technical tests.

Certification

Learners will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests, valid for two years.

CPCS Blue Card - After gaining on-site experience, you must complete an NVQ level 2 within two years to apply for the blue CPCS Competence Card which is renewable every five years.

Course Details

  • Accreditation

    CPCS

  • Course Duration 1-2 Days
  • Validation Duration

    2 Years

  • Funding

    Funding Available


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Entry Requirements

Learners must have passed the Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years, prior to course start date.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

Available Dates

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Monday 19 September 2022 - Wednesday 21 September 2022
3 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £995.00
Monday 24 October 2022 - Wednesday 26 October 2022
3 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £995.00
Monday 21 November 2022 - Wednesday 23 November 2022
3 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £995.00
    Monday 19 December 2022 - Wednesday 21 December 2022
    3 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    From £995.00