Construction Plant Competence Scheme - A06 Concrete Pump

Truck Mounted Boom

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Concrete Pump Truck Mounted, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

A06 Concrete Pump – Truck Mounted Boom course will train you to;

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal plant 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
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks (host vehicle and pumping unit)
  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel the vehicle to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Position and configure the vehicle for pumping duties
  • Deploy the outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Arrange, anchor and secure all pipes and lines
  • Confirm a given mix is able to be pumped
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Direct the loading/mixer vehicle to position
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Pump and control materials accurately to the desired pour location
  • Explain how blockages occur and give solution methods
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Complete end-of use cleaning procedures
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Duration of Training
  • See Training Guidance


To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.

This is an off-centre category and candidates must have access to equipment and a site suitable for training and assessment.

For more information in this or any other course, please contact us today!

Last Updated

14/8/2017

Off Centre


Course on Demand


P.O.A.

Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,

Fyfield,

Ongar
Essex,

CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815


Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,

Halstead,

Essex

CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880