CPCS 360 Excavator Novice below 10 tonnes

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CPCS 360 Excavator Novice below 10 tonnes

Price includes training, theory and practical test.

Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a 360 degree Excavator, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

– Operating the machinery to a minimum standard
– Fitting and operating ancillary equipment
– Siting the machine safely and efficiently
– Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
– Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway
– The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
– All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
– How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate
– How to interpret the information provided by level pegs, profiles and so on
– What routine adjustments and servicing procedures are necessary, and how to carry them out

Duration of Training

Foundation training – 4 Days training + 1 day testing


To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.

These tests can be viewed online at www.cskills.org/centreandschool/cpcs.

NVQ Plant Operations and CPCS Competence Card
Once you have achieved your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

Please note: Any candidate wishing to attend a CPCS course must have taken the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment test within the last two years.
Any candidate that books onto this course and does not hold the above prior to the technical test will not be eligible for a refund.
Call for details : 0121 240 0375