The objective of this course is to train an Appointed Person to plan and execute lifting operations. It gives the delegate the skill, confidence, and knowledge to ensure lifting operations are delivered safely, and in accordance with the HSE Guidelines.
The length of this course differs depending on the experience level of the delegate.
Where can I complete this course?
This course can be done at any of our network of high quality CPCS centres throughout the UK.
Do I need experience as an Appointed Person in order to complete the course?
The course is appropriate for both novices and experienced Appointed Persons.
Will I receive a CPCS Red Card Upon Completion of this course?
Yes, you will receive your CPCS A61 Appointed Persons – Lifting Operations Red Card.
Can I update my Red Card to a Blue Card?
Yes, Boss Plant Training can arrange for you to complete your NVQ so you can get your Blue Card.
Can I renew my Blue Card?
Yes, all you need to do is sit the RT61 and complete your Practical Test or Onsite Assessment in order to renew your Blue Card.
Are there any pre-requisites for this course?
Delegates must have completed the CITB Managers and professionals Health and Safety Touchscreen Test within the last 2 years. A degree of experience is also required, as delegates must meet the British standard 7121 for Safe Use of Cranes. Call us on 01422 358 184 and we can talk you through the basic requirements.
- Relevant codes of practice and regulations
- Personal duties and responsibilities
- Understanding the role of Appointed Person
- Understanding method statements
- Different crane types and crane appreciation
- Understanding relevant terminology
- Understanding crane documentation
- Duty charts, safety devices and crane stability
- Understanding Tower Cranes