CPCS - Wheeled Loading Shovel

Course Aims

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

 

Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology

  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation

  • Undertake all pre-use checks

  • Configure and set for site and highway travel

  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen

  • Maneuver plant in confined spaces

  • Configure and set for extraction and loading duties

  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

  • Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources

  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps

  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers

  • Spread and level ground and materials

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures

  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

 

Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 5-10 days.

 

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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