Certificate valid for
A: Blocked Duties Only
B: Pick-and-Carry Duties Only
C: All Duties
This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating mobile cranes.
It teaches you how to operate a mobile crane safely and productively.
Learners must have passed the Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years, prior to course start date.
Good understanding of spoken and written English.
Six days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by one day assessment - CPCS technical tests.
Learners will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests, valid for two years.
After gaining on-site experience, you must complete an NVQ level 2 within two years to apply for the blue CPCS Competence Card which is renewable every five years.
Grants and Funding
Grants against the cost of your CPCS training and testing are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit the CITB Grant page.
We can provide construction SMEs with less than 250 employees with free level 2 construction NVQs through our Skills Support for the Workforce programme, funded by the European Social Fund. Please contact us for the regions that are currently eligible, this is for a limited time only.