Job Description

This A09 Forward Tipping Dumper training course is for Dumper Operators who want to take a CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

Cost from £600+VAT

We offer 2 types of Forward Tipping Dumper training courses:-

A09 Beginners – this is a 1 or 2 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators with little to no experience.

A09 Advanced – this is a 1 day course plus 1 day for testing.  It is for experienced operators who use dumpers day to day.

Endorsements – A: Wheeled and B: Tracked

 

A09 Forward Tipping Dumper Training Course Details

  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Dumper controls and terminology.
  • Regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use inspection checks.
  • Operating over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded.
  • Actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Position to receive loads.
  • Complying with loading procedures.
  • Load integrity and security.
  • Transfer and discharge loads into trenches and over edges.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Shut down procedures.

 

Testing and Further Courses

Theory Test – a verbal test with one to one questions with the tester.

Practical Test – a test including:-

  • Pre-start and running checks.
  • Travel in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Position the dumper for loading.
  • Receive a load.
  • Deposit the load into the edge of an excavation.
  • Form a stockpile.
  • Clean out the skip fully.
  • Park the Dumper.
  • Carry out the shutdown and securing procedures.

 

In addition, you will need to undertake a Health & Safety test within 2 years.

Next step – CPCS blue competence card and NVQ Level 2.

 

A09 Training Video