CPCS A61 - Appointed Persons (Lifting Operations)

In Wellingborough

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    3 Days


To instruct delegates how to safely plan a lifting operation to ensure compliance with the law and secure the health and safety of all employee's and of those who may be affected by their actions.
Suitable for: This programme is designed for Managers and Supervisors or anybody with the day-to-day responsibility for planning lifting operations.




Wellingborough (Northamptonshire)
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Delegates should provide a passport photograph on the day of training for production of ID Cards. For courses held at our centre in Wellingborough we can provide this service on your behalf using our on-site digital camera.

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Course programme


  • Day 1: Introductions Explanation of CPCS qualification. Legislation controlling crane operations. BS 7121 Explanation. L.O.L.E.R. Regulations in detail. Crane appreciation. Drawing workshops Crane stability Accessories. Question paper.
  • Day 2: Question paper answered. Planning lifting operations. Risk assessments and method statements. Planning a lift from the drawing board. Workshops Mobile cranes. Crane specifications in more detail. Question & answer session. Question paper.
  • Day 3: Company in-house procedures for lift planning Question paper Planning a lift scenario Workshops Planning a lift Candidates reply Course overview & question session Course concludes.
  • Day 4: Techinical test and assessment for A61.

On completion of the course delegates will have sufficient knowledge and information to safely plan lifting operations for mobile cranes on a busy construction site. Delegates will be advised of the necessary managerial and practical considerations in planning 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 Please be advised that in order to undertake this course you will need to supply the following information at the time of booking: delegate’s full name, date of birth, national insurance number, CITB number and the date that the CPCS Professional or Managers Health and Safety Touch Screen Test was passed. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL DELEGATES MUST HAVE A VALID CPCS TOUCH SCREEN TEST OR THEY WILL BE UNABLE TO SIT THE COURSE AND NO REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.

CPCS A61 - Appointed Persons (Lifting Operations)

Price on request