CPCS Crane Supervisor (A62)

Accreditation

CPCS

Course duration

4 Days

Certificate valid for

2 years

This course will enable you to undertake the duties of a crane supervisor as defined by the appointed person.

You will learn how to comply with legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and industrial requirements.

CPCS Crane Supervisor (A62) Course Content

  • Legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice relating to lifting duties
  • Safe systems of work including method statements
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Different types of cranes and associated terminology
  • Understanding crane documentation
  • Understanding crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
  • Crane appreciation
  • Observing British Standard 7121
  • Understanding the role of crane supervisor
  • Understanding the role of appointed person
  • Preparing an area with exclusion zones.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have passed the Supervisors Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years, prior to course start date.

You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the requirements specified in British standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

Three 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 a Crane Supervisor NVQ Level 4 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.