This category of Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) training is designed for those who are appointed with the day to day responsibility for planning lifting operations- hence the title " Appointed Person" Lifting Course. The course aims to instruct delegates how to safely plan a lifting operation to ensure compliance with the law and secure the health and safety of all employees and of those who may be affected by their actions.
Foundation and Experienced Worker variants of the course are available to cater for all levels of experience. Delegates must have 2 years minimum experience in the role before they are eligible for an Experienced Worker Course. A foundation course will typically span 4 to 5 days, whereas and Experience Worker Course is shorter and typically takes 2 days.
Successful candidates will have sufficient knowledge and information to safely plan lifting operations for mobile cranes on a busy construction site. Please note that for all CPCS tests, candidates must have successfully completed the CSCS Health, Safety & Environmental touchscreen test for Managers within the past 2 years.
Appointed Person - Lifting Operations for Foundation/Novice - Training & Technical Tests.
Duration: 5 days
This programme is designed for Managers and Supervisors or anybody with the day-to-day responsibility for planning lifting operations.
To instruct delegates how to safely plan a lifting operation to ensure compliance with the law and secure the Health & Safety of all employee's and of those who may be affected by their actions.
On completion of the course delegates will have sufficient knowledge and information to safely plan lifting operations and will be given the opportunity to put this information into practice during simulated workshop lift planning exercises in the training room. This course will prepare candidates for a CPCS A61 Assessment.