CPCS - Excavator 180 Above 5 Tonnes

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a 180 Degree Excavator above 5 Tonnes, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

 

Course Content

  • Operating the machinery to a minimum standard

  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment

  • Siting the machine safely and efficiently

  • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures

  • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway

  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations

  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine

  • How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate

  • How to interpret the information provided by level pegs, profiles and so on

  • What routine adjustments and plant servicing procedures are necessary, and how to carry them out

 

Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 8-10 days.

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Test 

To obtain the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card all candidates must pass the Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Technical Theory Test and Technical Practical Test. 

CPCS - Theory Test Questions
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