Last Updated 26/10/2020

Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,



CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815

Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,



CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880

Off Centre

Course on Demand


Construction Plant Competence Scheme - A20a/b/c Hoist

The purpose of our CPCS A20 Hoist training is to ensure you or your employee has the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use Hoists safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment will include;

  • Preparing the machine for work
  • Ensuring the platform sited correctly
  • ·Pre-start and running checks including all relevant certification
  • Code of signals agreed with relevant personnel
  • Emergency lowering and limit switches checked for correct function
  • Ensured hoist-way is clear
  • Appropriate use of PPE
  • Accessing given positions up to the hoist’s maximum working height
  • Accessing point assessed for proximity hazards
  • Correct method of entry/exit of hoist
  • Gates closed fully prior to travel
  • Full observation prior to and during travel
  • Keeping within hoist’s SWL
  • Controls used in correct order
  • Loading materials or personnel and unloading or discharging at a given position
  • Materials stowed securely
  • Personnel guided in/out correctly (where applicable)
  • Placing the machine out-of-service

Please call 01277 899 815 for course details and availability.
For more information in this, or any other course, please contact us today.