The CPCS A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane course provides candidates with both the theory and practical knowledge to be able to safely and effectively operate a Pedestrian Operated Crane. It is a step towards candidates successfully passing their CPCS Tests.
The course is taught over 4-5 days via both discussions of the theoretical aspects of the role and practical exercises. Assessment is carried out with examinations of both elements.
This course is ideal for existing and potential operators of Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes and those with no formal training.
There are two specific subtypes of machinery available to candidates on this course:
Successful candidates will be awarded a CITB National Construction College certificate, and upon completion of the CPCS Technical Tests, the CPCS Red Trained Operator Card.
All applicants must have a good knowledge of both written and spoken English. They must also have taken and passed, within the last two years, a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test.
Upon completion of the CPCS A63 course candidates may with to consider courses for the roles of Telescopic Handler, Slinger/Signaller, Crawler Crane or for the Competent Operator Card.