The Aim of the Course is to:
Train selected personnel in the skills and knowledge needed to carry out the duties of the Appointed Person as defined in BS7121 Part 1 1998.
The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:
Be able to carry out the planning, selection of cranes, personnel and lifting equipment necessary for the management of the lifting operation to the required standard as defined in BS 7121 Code of Practice Part 1 (General) 1989.
Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?
All personnel who are responsible for the selection and planning of the use of cranes.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering:
Current relevant regulations
Rigging and reeving
Automatic safe load indicators
Multi crane lifting
Marking of safe working loads Establishing load weight, selection of slings, centre of gravity
Wire rope slings
British standard codes of practice CP 3010 and BS 7121
Standard terminology Control of lifting operations Duties of the appointed person
Management of the lifting operation Planning of the lifting operation Selection and duties of personnel Minimum attributes of personnel CPCS Technical Test
4 Days – This includes the CPCS Technical Test
Health & Safety Training / Testing
Health & Safety Test Specific to your chosen category MUST be passed before a CPCS Technical Test can be Taken.
Testing / Certification
All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) CPCS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a CPCS Red Trained Operators Card
Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training and tests.