CPCS Loader / Securer non STGO (A49)

Accreditation

CPCS

Course duration

2-10 Days depending on experience

Certificate valid for

2 years

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Endorsements:

A: Non-LGV

B: LGV


This CPCS training course is designed for those who require a formal qualification in the use of loading and unloading mobile plant.

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of training required for those with limited or no experience, whereas experienced operators can attend a two-day experienced worker course.

CPCS Loader / Securer non STGO (A49)  Course Content

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual as a loader / securer will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a loader / securer
  • Name and explain types of transporter, purpose, principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer's requirements as per the operator's handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on the transporter and prime mover
  • Configure and set for site and public highway travel, loaded and unloaded
  • Prepare the area for loading and unloading duties
  • Configure and set the transporter for loading and unloading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Load or direct and position different items of plant on and off a trailer
  • Arrange, secure and ready items of plant on the trailer in preparation for travel on the public highway
  • Explain legislative requirements for transporting loads on the highway
  • Explain considerations when planning a route on the public highway
  • State requirements to be undertaken when loading and unloading on the public highway
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the Road Traffic Act requirements

Entry Requirements

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.

Mixture 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.


CPCS Blue Card

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.

New CPCS Competence Card

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.