The course

  • Below 5t – A10 Above 5t – A12

  • Course duration – Novice 10 days max – Experienced worker 1 day

  • Maximum number of operatives – Novice 4 – Experienced workers 2 x (CPCS) 3 x (NPORS)

Course Objectives

By the end of your course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the excavator for site and road travel.
  • Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction.
  • Set the machine to travel with a pole and set up to place a pole.
  • Pick up a suitable pole and place in travel position.
  • Use rotoclaw attachment to excavate a pole hole.
  • Set up Machine and using rotoclaw attachment pick up and erect the pole into position.
  • Backfill excavation around the newly placed pole.
  • Place the excavator in an out-of-service condition

Contact our professional team today

Continuous professional development is an integral part of our culture. We are always open to ideas to improve our skills as well as the experience we offer our customers. Contact us today for more information or for expert advice. Call 01942 233 361 now.

Your competence is our business!

Whether you need to train your forklift operators or need to offer training for dumper truck operators, we have you covered. When you are looking for the best plant training service provider in North West, think of North West Services.

Words from our clients

Take a read take a read of what our learners say about us and then start your training.

  • Had my cpcs a17 training couse here for 5 days last week and was very nervous about it till i got there and after speaking with the instructor and how friendly and helpful he was the grounds and the facilitys are well laid out and was sparkling clean keep up the good work guys and girls and look forward to coming back to yourselfs for any future training i need.

    CPCS A17 Training Course
  • Absolutely fantastic, me and my father both took an a56b articulated dump truck all weight training, Simon our the trainer and examiner was absolutely outstanding, professional and pleasant to learn from. Thanks for the experience and I plan to return for another training course at another time!

    A56B Articulated Dump Truck All Weight Training
  • Just done my cpcs a17 telehandler training here for a week as a complete novice. Never stepped foot on a machine before so I was nervous but this company is excellent. I’ve never had a better trainer Richard and mike have changed my life and I will be forever thankfull. If you want a ticket and are prepared to put the work in don’t look anywhere else I feel confident going straight on site now I have learnt the right way. If I could give 10 stars I would. Darren Ferguson

    CPCS A17 Tele-Handler Training
  • One of the best courses i have attended in the 26 years i have worked for NWW/UU. The course was set at the right pace, professional instructor. I’ve learnt a lot from the course and it will be useful in my day to day activities. Trainer was professional at all times. Worthwhile course for me. (TRAINED)”

    Agricultural Tractor Novice Course 5 Days

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