CPCS Appointed Person Training Course for Lifting Operations
The Appointed Person Training Course is a 5 day duration instead of the usual 4. This allows extra exam preparation time for the candidates. Unlike other training providers, the CHSG/Liebherr course includes Appointed Person duties for tower cranes. A module is included which covers the effects of wind on suspended loads, this is not standard with other providers.
Site Managers, Project Managers, Supervisors and Engineers whose duties include responsibility for the planning of lifting operations and who will have overall control to act on behalf of the management of the organisation requiring the load to be moved.
All candidates wishing to attend the Appointed Person course must have completed their Managers & Professionals Health, Safety & Environmental test before starting the CPCS Appointed Person training.
To provide clear information on all current legislation, codes of practice and guidance notes associated with the safe use of cranes and lifting gear during lifting operations, ensuring the implementation of a safe system of work. To gain theoretical and practical knowledge and information on the Appointed Person’s responsibilities.
- Responsibilities and all statutory requirements – in particular the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the approved Code of Practice BS7121 supporting legislation
- Requirements of British Standards approved Code of Practice
- BS7121 “Safe Use of Cranes” and the role of the Appointed Person