Last Updated

21/05/2018

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!

Off Centre


Course on Demand


P.O.A.

Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,

Halstead,

Essex

CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880

Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,

Fyfield,

Ongar
Essex,

CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815