CPCS Crawler Tractor / Dozer

CPCS (Construction Plant Competent Scheme) Courses

Crawler Tractor / Dozer

10 days | Up to 4 candidates

Theory Training includes the following subjects:

  • Principles and aims of health and safety at work
  • Employee’s duties and responsibilities under law
  • Safety signs
  • Dealing with hazards
  • Accident prevention and control
  • Selection and use of personal protective equipment
  • Handling plant-related harmful substances
  • Operator Roles and responsibilities
  • Operator preparation for work
  • Machine Travelling and manoeuvring
  • Setting up for work
  • Working tasks
  • Completing work
  • Shutdown procedures
  • Machine handbooks

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Practical Training covers:

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, other information sources, Approved Codes of Practice and legislative documents
  • Pre-use, start, running checks and close-down procedure
  • Preparing the dozer for site travel
  • Travelling the dozer over different types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines
  • Manoeuvring progressing to confined spaces in a forward and reverse direction
  • How to form stockpiles by cutting below ground
  • How to cut, side-cast and spread materials using the blade at angles
  • Checking the integrity and security of the load
  • Spread and level stockpiles to given specifications
  • Placing the dozer in an out-of-service condition
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter

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