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CPCS Forward Tipping Dumper

Course Duration
Days: 1 – 5 (last day for CPCS testing)

1 – 4

Course Objectives
By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Position dumper for loading from and discharging into, excavations.
  • Understand the causes of instability of dumper and load.
  • Operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Carry out a pre-start inspection. 

Course Summary

  • Use of stop blocks
  • Position for loading
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Travelling on inclines
  • Refuelling procedures
  • Introduction to machine
  • Hill starts
  • Controls and instruments
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • Driving, loading and unloading
  • Use of various types of skips
  • CPCS Theory Test Preparation

CPCS Red Trained Operator Card – Valid for 2 years (non renewable).
Luddon Construction Ltd Theory and Practical Certificate for in-house courses.
Refresher Period
The CPCS Trained Operator Card is not renewable (see follow-on courses below).
Forward Tipping Dumper Refresher Course after 3 years for in-house courses.

Any Other Relevant Information
Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Testing is carried out to CPCS standards by CPCS Approved Testers. CPCS testing consists of passing a Health, Safety and Environment test, then a CPCS Theory Test followed by a CPCS Practical Test. All tests may be monitored by CPCS.

Recommended Follow-On Courses
CPCS require that a Vocational Qualification (VQ) in Plant Operations (level 2) on Forward Tipping Dumper is achieved within 2 years of gaining a CPCS Trained Operator Card. A CPCS Competent Operator Card, for this category, can be applied for upon achievement of the relevant VQ. The CPCS Competent Operator Card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

There are 2 upcoming courses in CPCS Forward Tipping Dumper

On the following dates

  • 06 Jul 2020
  • 16 Nov 2020

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