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

Essex Training Centre

On Demand


Construction Plant Competence Scheme - A35 Crawler-Tractor/Side Boom

The purpose of our CPCS A35 Crawler-Tractor with Side Boom training is to ensure you or your employee has the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use Crawler-Tractor with Side Boom safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment will include;

- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
- Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
- Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the handbook and relevant regulation/legislation
- Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
- Manoeuvre the plant equipment in confined spaces
- Configure and set for site travel & lifting duties
- Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures
- Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
- Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties
- Lift various loads using full radius capabilities
- Accurately place loads
- Minimise the swinging of loads
- Move loads through machine travel
- Comply with signals and instructions
- Prepare the side-boom in preparation of movement post-lifting duties
- Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Please call 01277 899 815 for course details and availability.

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