Off Centre

Course on Demand


Construction Plant Competence Scheme - A24 Motorised Scraper

The purpose of our CPCS A24 Motorised Scraper training is to ensure you or your employee has the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use Motorised Scrapers safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment will include;

  • Preparing the machine for work
  • Full pre-start and running checks
  • Appropriate use of PPE
  • Correct method of entry/exit of machine
  • Travel and manoeuvre over various ground conditions, in confined spaces, in forward and reverse directions, loaded and unloaded
  • Appropriate gears engaged and travel speeds matched ground toConditions
  • Transmission, brakes and steering used correctly
  • Full observation prior to and during travel
  • Contact avoided with obstructions whilst manoeuvring
  • Correct use of all controls
  • Approach, position and receive loads
  • Loading area approached at appropriate speed
  • Correct position confirmed with pusher operator (where applicable)
  • Bowl apron and tailgate set correctly for loading material
  • Front engine only used during loading (twin engine machines)
  • Avoiding undue wheel spin during loading
  • Short loading cycles used
  • Machine loaded to capacity
  • Excavated to required tolerance
  • Discharge load in fill area
  • Approached discharge area using appropriate speed
  • Discharge area assessed for hazards
  • Cushion hitch deactivated (if fitted)
  • Bowl lowered to discharge height
  • Loads ejected in correct sequence and to thickness required
  • Loads ejected in continuous layers
  • Bowl apron tailgate reset for travel back to cut area
  • Cushion hitch activated (if fitted)
  • Place the machine out-of-service – shut down and secure procedures

This course is run on an ad hoc basis as an off-centre category where candidates have access to equipment and a site suitable for training and assessment.

Please call 01277 899 815 for course details and availability.

Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,



CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815

Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,



CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880

Last Updated 28/9/2020