The Aim of the Course is to:
Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Forward Tipping Dumper.
The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:
Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers instructions and accepted good practice.
Understand the causes of instability of the truck and the load. Carry out a pre-shift inspection.
Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions.
Be able to position the vehicle for loading from and dumping into excavations etc..
Have sufficient knowledge and practical skills to successfully complete the CPCS Technical Test.
Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?
All personnel required to drive a Site Dumper or Dump Truck.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering:
An Introduction to the Construction Industry
Current relevant regulations
Introduction to machine Pre – shift inspections Controls and instruments
Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
Driving loading and unloading
CPCS Technical Test Theory Element
This depends on the experience and number of candidates, the ratio of candidates / machines per Instructor.
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.