Who’s the course for?
Experienced Excavator 360 above 10 tonne Operatives that require a CPCS Card to work on site. The operative must hold a current Health and Safety test which is no more than 2 years old.
Course Aims and Objectives
To prove operating competence.
To prove underpinning knowledge, specific category and environmental related Health and Safety and operators rights and responsibilities.
On successful completion operatives will be issued with a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card in Excavator 360 above 10 tonne. The card lasts for 2 years in which time the operative will need to achieve a NVQ Level 2 Certificate / Diploma in the category of plant on their Red Card, this will enable the operative to upgrade to a full Blue Competence Card.
The CPCS Technical Test consists of 2 parts a Theory and Practical Test, the Theory Test needs to be passed before the Practical Test can take place. The Theory Test is valid for 6 months from achievement date for the purpose of progression on to the Practical Test, although these can (and usually are) done on the same day.
The CPCS Theory Test must be answered verbally, in a one-to-one session with the CPCS Tester and will be recorded using digital audio recording equipment. There is an estimated guideline of 1 hour for the CPCS Theory Test. For more information follow the link: – Click here
The CPCS Practical Test is delivered in a one-to-one session with the CPCS Tester. There is an estimated guideline of 2.45 hours for the CPCS Practical Test. For more information of what is involved follow the link: – Click here
Methods of Assessment
Theory Test – Verbal questioning
Practical Test – Practical assessment of ability
Red Trained Operator Card
Cost – Price on application
Grants are available to companies who pay Levy for full details visit http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/claiming-grants-available/
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