Course Description

This A60 Mobile Crane CPCS Course will teach you how to operate a mobile crane safely and productively.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end of the course.

A60 Mobile Crane Course Details

  • Operate mobile cranes safely and productively
  • Respond to recognized crane signals accurately
  • Position the crane correctly
  • Alter jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance
  • Understand duties charts
  • Programme safe-load indicators
  • Understand the basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understand the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Observe statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Recognise the principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Understand the safe use of outriggers
  • Be aware of transport regulations and how to prepare to go on the public highway
  • Preparing an area with exclusion zones
In addition, you will need to undertake a level Health & Safety test within 2 years.


CITB Grants

On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer‘. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.


Other Crane Courses

A61 Appointed Person CPCS Course
A62 Crane Supervisor CPCS Course