Tec hni c al Test - Advanc ed Pr ac t i c al

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CPCS Technical Test – Practical Contents
©Construction Industry Training Board 2012 01-10-2013




CPCS Code Category
Test Times
HH:MM
A41 Loader Compressor 01:00
A42 Crusher
01:20
A43 Screener
01:00
A44 Concrete Pump – Trailer Mounted
01:15
A45 Piling Rig – Driven below 15 tonnes
02:00
A46 Piling Rig – Driven above 15 tonnes 02:00
A47 Piling Rig – Bored below 15 tonnes 02:00
A48 Piling Rig – Bored above 15 tonnes
02:00
A49 Loader/Securer – Non-STGO
01:30
A50 Loader/Securer STGO
02:00
A56 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis 01:15
A57 Dump Truck – Rigid Chassis 01:15
A58 Excavator 360° below 10 tonne
02:00
A58 Excavator 360° below 10 tonne including Lifting Operations
02:30
A58 Excavator 360° below 10 tonne - Lifting Operations only
00:30
A59 Excavator 360° above 10 tonne
02:15
A59 Excavator 360° above 10 tonne including Lifting Operations
02:45
A59 Excavator 360° above 10 tonne – Lifting Operations only
00:30
A60 Mobile Crane 02:40
A61 Appointed Person – Lifting Operations
05:30
A62 Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor
01:30
A63 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane
01:30
A66 Compact Crane
01:30
A67 Tunnel Locomotive 01:00
A71 Soil Stabiliser (Endorsement A and B) 01:45
A71 Soil Stabiliser (Endorsement C)
00:45
A72 Stationary Concrete Placing Boom
01:45
D90 Demolition Plant
02:00
D91 Demolition Plant – Pedestrian Operated
01:15
D92 Demolition Plant – Skid Steer Tool Carrier 01:30


Tec hni c al t est – Advanc ed Pr ac t i c al
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©Construction Industry Training Board 2012 Page 1 of 1 CPCS Advanced Practical Test – Sign-off
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Candidate Name: Candidate Ref:
Category Code: Endorsement Code:
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Start Time of Test: Duration:

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and that the candidate has:

Achieved Not Achieved
Candidate Signature: ………………………………………………………………...
Tester Signature: ………………………………………………………………...
Monitor Signature (If applicable): ………………………………………………………………...

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full technical test or advanced technical test pass (both
practical and theory elements to a maximum of two categories in any Grant Scheme year) in
accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a technical test
pass grant

No Further information required
Employer does intend to claim a technical test
pass grant

Please complete additional fields below:
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant Registration
Number (7 digits):


Employer Name: …………………………………………………………………………………..
Employer Postcode: …………………………………………………………………………………..

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Loader Compr essor A41
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A41 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• The machine must not be less than 4 tonnes operating weight
• The straight run must be at least 30 metres in length

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Replaces Activity 3 – reverse the machine with a fully loaded bucket in a
straight line and pass through a restriction at the end of the run
• Reverse the machine up to a structure (unaided)

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Travel restrictions
• 500 mm
Breaker /
compressor
distance
• The air tool to be set up at least 7 metres from the compressor
Reversing length
• Minimum of 30 metres
Reversing to
structure
dimensions
• Within 600 mm
Test timings • The test must be completed within 1 hour









Loader Compr essor A41
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A41 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Loader compressor set for travel and all equipment securely stowed
3 Seatbelt worn
4 Restrictions and hazards cleared
5 Straight line kept during reversing activity
Travelling
6 Reversed up to structure within specification
7 Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to extracting and
loading

8 Sited for compressor operations
9 Machine immobilised for compressor operations
10 Condition of hoses and connectors checked
11 SWP of system checked for compatibility for tool and hoses
12 Checked compressor/receiver and SWP of system
13 Air hose routed safely and connected securely to tool and compressor
Setting up
14 Compressor engaged following required procedures
15 Ensured no digging below ground level
16 Loading vehicle positioning prior to loading
17 Vehicle loaded to capacity
18 Vehicle evenly loaded
19 Spillage of material kept to minimum
20 Tool checked for functionality
Working
21 Loader compressor stable during loading activities
22 Working area cleaned after loading
23 Shut down procedures on the compressor Completing
24 Tools, hoses equipment dismantled and securely stowed/stored
Shutdown 25 All shutdown and securing procedures
26 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
27 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Loader compressor mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Transmission drive engaged smoothly 1
Travelling
5 Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions 1
6 Bucket kept low at all times (except during loading work) 2
7 Wheel spin minimised 1
8 Full bucket loads maintained (except for cleaning work) 2
9 Material cleanly placed into the loading vehicle 2
10 Contact with vehicle avoided when loading 2
Working
11 Use of steering/braking/hydraulic controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Loader Compr essor A41
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A41 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


Monitor signature:

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

Please complete additional fields
below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Cr usher A42
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A42 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• No additions

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• No additions

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Capacity
• Full working speed should be maintained for the test duration
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 20 minutes









Cr usher A42
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A42 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
1 Positioned in relevant location
2 Checked for stability, security and configured for processing duties
3 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
4 Function of emergency stop
Preparing
5 Positioning and security of safety rails and other devices
6 Checked discharge area for hazards prior to processing
7 Crusher set to meet given specification
8 Communication systems coordinated with others involved in the
processing

9 Crusher started and all systems engaged in required sequence
10 Harness worn and attached
Setting up
11 All systems checked for function prior to processing
12 Power unit set to required speed
13 Material flow to crushing chamber controlled to prevent overloading
14 Output of processed material maintained at maximum operating capacity
15 Effective communication with others used during processing
16 Emergency stop demonstrated during processing
17 Used appropriate procedures if blockages occurred
18 Operator stayed in a safe place during work
Working
19 No contact of discharge stockpile with the crusher
Completing
20 Crusher cleared of material and disposed of following
guidelines/regulations

Shutdown 21 All shutdown and securing procedures
22 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
23 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Crusher mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before starting and during processing 2 Travelling
3 Unsuitable items removed before and during processing 3
4 Sequence of using controls 2
Working
5 Smooth use of all controls 2

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Cr usher A42
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A42 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


Monitor signature:

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

Please complete additional fields
below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Sc r eener A43
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A43 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• No additions

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• No additions

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Capacity
• Full working speed should be maintained for the test duration
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour









Sc r eener A43
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A43 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
1 Positioned in relevant location
2 Checked for stability, security and configured for screening duties
3 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
4 Function of emergency stop
Preparing
5 Positioning and security of safety rails and other devices
6 Checked discharge area for hazards prior to screened
7 Checked reject screen was clear
8 Screener set to meet given specification
9 Communication systems coordinated with others involved in the process
10 Screener started and all systems engaged in required sequence
11 Harness donned and attached
Setting up
12 All systems checked for function prior to screening
13 Engine set to required speed
14 Material flow controlled to prevent overloading
15 Output of screened material maintained at maximum operating capacity
16 Maintained the screen head height
17 Effective communication with others used during screening
18 Emergency stop during screening
19 Used appropriate procedures if blockages occurred
20 Candidate stayed in a safe place during work
Working
21 No contact of discharge stockpile with the screener
Completing
22 Screener cleared of material and disposed of following guidelines /
regulations

Shutdown 23 All shutdown and securing procedures
24 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
25 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Screener mounting and dismounting 1
Travelling
2 Full observation before starting and during screening 2
3 Unsuitable items removed before and during screening 3
4 Sequence of using controls 2 Working
5 Smooth use of all controls 2

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Sc r eener A43
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A43 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


Monitor signature:

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

Please complete additional fields
below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Conc r et e Pump A44
Tr ai l er Mount ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A44 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Pipeline equipment will include 1 x pipe reducer and 2 x 90 degree
bends
• Pipeline length of at least 15 metres
• Limited vision from the pump to the pour point
• Catch basket and wash-out ball for cleaning purposes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• None additional

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Pumping duration
• Minimum of 30 minutes
Test timings
• The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 15 minutes









Conc r et e Pump A44
Tr ai l er Mount ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A44 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
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1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Function of emergency stop Preparing
3 Positioned in relevant location
4 Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to pumping
5 Trailer level and secure prior to pumping
6 Outriggers set for pumping duties (as applicable)
7 Relevant piping selected
8 Pipeline extended to work area avoiding hazards
9 Couplings compatible with, connected and locked to piping
10 Flexible piping checked for condition
11 Pipeline anchored, supported and secured
Setting up
12 Pipeline conformed with specification
13 Pump engaged following required sequence
14 Pump function checked
15 Engine set to required speed
16 Pipeline grouted and lubricated with appropriate mix
17 Mix conformed with specification
Working
18 Material pumped to required location at the desired time
19 Waste material disposed of following guidelines and regulations
Completing
20 All components dismantled and stored
Shutdown 21 All shutdown and securing procedures
22 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
23 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Full observation before moving and during pumping 2
Travelling 2 Material-carrying vehicle positioned to allow unloading of
material
3

3 Followed signaller’s instructions 2
4 Components and trailer thoroughly cleaned after use 2
5 Sequence of using controls 2
Working
6 Smooth use of all controls 2

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Conc r et e Pump A44
Tr ai l er Mount ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A44 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


Monitor signature:

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

Please complete additional fields
below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Pi l i ng Ri g A45
Dr i ven bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A45 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• None additional

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Minimum of 6 piles to be installed

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Manoeuvring
restrictions
• Minimum of the width of the rig plus 500 mm
Pile
measurement
• Maximum of 5 degrees from vertical
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 2 hours










Pi l i ng Ri g A45
Dr i ven bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A45 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Set the rig correctly for travel
3 Restrictions cleared
4 Faced the direction of travel
Travelling
5 Encountered hazards cleared
6 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for driven works
7 Rig positioned accurately prior to driven works
8 Ensured rig was level prior to driven works
9 RCI programmed for all duties (if fitted)
Setting up
10 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
11 Placed the pile in the frame/rig and aligned for driving
12 Drove each pile to the specification
13 Did not exceed rig’s capacity
14 Rig stability maintained
15 Instructions conformed with
Working
16 Rig re-configured from piling to travelling duties
17 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
18 All shut down and securing procedures
19 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
20 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Rig mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure 2
5 Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling 1
6 Matching travel speed to ground types 1
Travelling
7 Piling hammer setting for travel 2
8 Minimal manoeuvring maintained during work 2
9 Using planned cycles of operation 2
10 Sequence of using driving (piling) controls 1
Working
11 Smooth use of steering controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Pi l i ng Ri g A45
Dr i ven bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A45 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


Monitor signature:

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

Please complete additional fields
below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Pi l i ng Ri g A46
Dr i ven above 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A46 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• None additional

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Minimum of 6 piles to be installed

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Manoeuvring
restrictions
• Minimum of the width of the rig plus 600 mm
Pile
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• Maximum of 5 degrees from vertical
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Pi l i ng Ri g A46
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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Set the rig correctly for travel
3 Restrictions cleared
4 Faced the direction of travel
Travelling
5 Encountered hazards cleared
6 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for driven works
7 Rig positioned accurately prior to driven works
8 Ensured rig was level prior driven works
9 RCI programmed for all duties (if fitted)
Setting up
10 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
11 Placed the pile in the frame/rig and aligned for driving
12 Drove each pile to the specification
13 Did not exceed rig’s capacity
14 Rig stability maintained
15 Instructions conformed with
Working
16 Rig re-configured from piling to travelling duties
17 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
18 All shut down and securing procedures
19 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
20 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Rig mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure 2
5 Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling 1
6 Matching travel speed to ground types 1
Travelling
7 Piling hammer setting for travel 2
8 Minimal manoeuvring maintained during work 2
9 Using planned cycles of operation 2
10 Sequence of using driving (piling) controls 1
Working
11 Smooth use of steering controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved



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Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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Pi l i ng Ri g A47
Bor ed bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A47 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• None additional

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Minimum of 6 piles to be installed

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Manoeuvring
restrictions
• Minimum of the width of the rig plus 500 mm
Pile
measurement
• Maximum of 5 degrees from vertical
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 2 hours









Pi l i ng Ri g A47
Bor ed bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A47 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

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Tester name:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Set the rig correctly for travel
3 Restrictions cleared
4 Faced the direction of travel
Travelling
5 Encountered hazards cleared
6 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for bored works
7 Rig positioned accurately prior to bored works
8 Ensuring rig was level prior bored works
9 RCI programmed for all duties (if fitted)
Setting up
10 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
11 Aligned the flight for the required bore angle
12 Created each bore to the specification
13 Soil spun of flight in the agreed area (if applicable)
14 Formed pile to the specification
15 Did not exceed rig’s capacity
16 Rig stability maintained
17 Instructions conformed with
Working
18 Rig re-configured from piling to travelling duties
19 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
20 All shut down and securing procedures
21 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
22 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Rig mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure 2
5 Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling 1
6 Matched travel speed to ground types 1
Travelling
7 Auger motor and flight setting for travel 2
8 Minimal manoeuvring maintained during work 2
9 Used planned cycles of operation 2
10 Sequence of using boring (piling) controls 1
Working
11 Smooth use of steering controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Pi l i ng Ri g A47
Bor ed bel ow 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A47 Grading
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candidate has:

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in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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Registration Number (7 digits)

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Pi l i ng Ri g A48
Bor ed above 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A48 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• None additional

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Minimum of 6 piles to be installed

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Manoeuvring
restrictions
• Minimum of the width of the rig plus 600 mm
Pile
measurement
• Maximum of 5 degrees from vertical
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 2 hours









Pi l i ng Ri g A48
Bor ed above 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A48 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

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Tester name:

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Tester ref:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Set the rig correctly for travel
3 Restrictions cleared
4 Faced the direction of travel
Travelling
5 Encountered hazards cleared
6 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for bored works
7 Rig positioned accurately prior to bored works
8 Ensured rig was level prior bored works
9 RCI programmed for all duties (if fitted)
Setting up
10 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
11 Aligned the flight for the required bore angle
12 Created each bore to the specification
13 Soil spun of flight in the agreed area (if applicable)
14 Formed pile to the specification
15 Did not exceed rig’s capacity
16 Rig stability maintained
17 Instructions conformed with
Working
18 Rig reconfigured from piling to travelling duties
19 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
20 All shut down and securing procedures
21 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
22 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the
following:
Fault Mark Penalty
1 Rig mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure 2
5 Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling 1
6 Matching travel speed to ground types 1
Travelling
7 Auger motor and flight setting for travel 2
8 Minimal manoeuvring maintained during work 2
9 Using planned cycles of operation 2
10 Sequence of using boring (piling) controls 1
Working
11 Smooth use of steering controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Pi l i ng Ri g A48
Bor ed above 15 t onnes Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A48 Grading
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candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

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(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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below
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Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Loader /Sec ur er A49
Non-STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A49 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Tracked machine – above 7 tonnes
• Wheeled machine – above 4 tonnes
• Ride-on roller – above 2.5 tonnes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Following loading of at least one item of plant, prepare the transporter
for travel and travel to a different unloading point

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 30 minutes








Loader /Sec ur er A49
Non-STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A49 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

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Candidate name
Tester name

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Tester ref.

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Ensured transporter complies with RTA prior to travel
3 Ascertained height of load prior to travel Travelling
4 Cleared encountered hazards
5 Checked area safe prior to setting up for loading and unloading
6 Transporter positioned prior to loading and unloading
7 Loading and unloading area secured
8 Ensured transporter was set, level and secure for loading and unloading
9 Selected and assessed the appropriate securing accessories
Setting up
10 Employed outriggers (as necessary)
11 Drove or guided each item of plant onto the transporter
12 Positioned each item of plant on transporter
13 Ensured axle loadings not exceeded
14 Positioned on trailer ensuring cutting edges not facing travel direction
15 Immobilised each item of plant and ensured all hydraulic systems disabled
16 Applied plant transportation (slew/articulation) locks
17 Secured/restrained item of plant ensuring no movement during
transportation

18 Marked load overhangs accordingly (in compliance with CoP)
19 Secured/restrained plant in compliance with CoP
Working
20 Stowed all securing/restraining equipment
21 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
22 All shutdown and securing procedures
23 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
24 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Transporter mounting and dismounting 2
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Minimising positioning for loading and unloading 2
Travelling
5 Ensuring travel speeds match ground conditions 1
6 Checking transporter anchor points prior to loading 3
7 Using appropriate number of anchorage points for each
load
2
8 Using appropriate type of securing/restraining accessories
for each load
2
9 Using chocks where needed 2
Working
10 Using matting/traction aids where needed 2
Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Loader /Sec ur er A49
Non-STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A49 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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candidate has:

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Not achieved

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(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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Loader /Sec ur er A50
STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A50 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Tracked machine –above 13 tonnes
• Wheeled machine – above 15 tonnes
• Ride-on roller – above 10 tonnes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Following loading of at least one item of plant, prepare the transporter
for travel and travel to a different unloading point

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 2 hours








Loader /Sec ur er A50
STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A50 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

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Tester name:

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Preparing
1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions –
transporter)

2 Ensured transporter complies with RTA prior to travel
3 Ascertained height of load prior to travel Travelling
4 Cleared encountered hazards
5 Checked area safe prior to setting up for loading and unloading
6 Transporter positioned prior to loading and unloading
7 Loading and unloading area secured
8 Ensured transporter was set, level and secure for loading and unloading
9 Selected and assessed the appropriate securing accessories
Setting up
10 Employed outriggers (as necessary)
11 Drove or guided each item of plant onto the transporter
12 Positioned each item of plant on transporter
13 Ensured axle loadings not exceeded
14 Positioned on trailer ensuring cutting edges not facing travel direction
15 Immobilised each item of plant and ensured all hydraulic systems disabled
16 Applied plant transportation (slew/articulation) locks
17 Secured/restrained item of plant ensuring no movement during
transportation

18 Marked load overhangs accordingly (in compliance with CoP)
19 Secured/restrained plant in compliance with CoP
Working
20 Stowed all securing/restraining equipment
21 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
22 All shutdown and securing procedures
Other
23 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with



All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Transporter mounting and dismounting 2
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Minimising positioning for loading and unloading 2
5 Ensuring travel speeds match ground conditions 1
Travelling
6 Checking transporter anchor points prior to loading 3
7 Using appropriate number of anchorage points for each
load
2
8 Using appropriate type of securing/restraining accessories
for each load
2
9 Using chocks where needed 2
Working
10 Using matting/traction aids where needed 2
Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Loader /Sec ur er A50
STGO Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A50 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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Dump Tr uc k A56
Ar t i c ul at ed Chassi s Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A56 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Endorsement A – machine capacity of not less than 10 tonnes
• Endorsement B – machine capacity of not less than 25 tonnes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Reverse (loaded) in a straight line for a minimum of 50 metres and pass
through a restriction at the end of the run. At a point halfway along the
route negotiate an obstruction located on the centre line of the
route (bold text shows additional to Activity 2 final part)
• From the start of the 50 metre run fully accelerate the truck loaded and
carry out an emergency controlled stop when 40 metres distance has
been covered
• Reverse the truck up to a structure unaided

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Travelling and
reversing
restrictions
• 600 mm
Reversing to
structure
dimensions
• No more than the distance equivalent to 1/3 of the wheelbase of the
truck
Reversing
obstruction
• The truck should pass no more than half the wheel track width away
from the obstruction
Emergency stop
• To be halted within 10 metres
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 15 minutes









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Ar t i c ul at ed Chassi s Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A56 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

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Tester name

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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Dump truck set for travel
3 Restrictions and hazards cleared
4 Full control maintained when ascending and descending slopes
5 No opposite movement of intended direction when restarting on slopes
6 Cleared obstruction during reversing and stayed within parameters
7 Reversed up to structure within specification
Travelling
8 Emergency stop controlled
Setting up 9 Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to being loaded
10 Safe place selected during loading
11 Appropriate speed used when reversing to the discharge point
12 Edge protection applied or checked and used prior to discharging load
13 Parking brake applied and neutral selected before discharging loads
14 Vehicle marginally moved forward after discharging to clear body
Working
15 Body fully lowered before leaving discharge point
Completing 16 Body clean of material
Shutdown 17 All shutdown and securing procedures
18 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
19 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Dump truck mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions 2
5 Transmission drive engaged smoothly from rest 2
Travelling
6 Gear ratios matched to ground speed 1
7 Dump truck positioned correctly for loading 2
8 Dump truck positioned square to the discharge edge prior
to discharging
2
9 Body fully emptied after discharging 2
Working
10 Smooth use of steering and braking controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


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Ar t i c ul at ed Chassi s Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A56 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Endorsement A – machine capacity of not less than 10 tonnes
• Endorsement B – machine capacity of not less than 35 tonnes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Reverse (loaded) in a straight line for a minimum distance and pass
through a restriction at the end of the run. At a point halfway along the
route negotiate an obstruction located on the centre line of the
route (bold text shows additional to Activity 2 final part)
• From the start of the 50 metre run fully accelerate the truck loaded and
carry out an emergency controlled stop when 40 metres distance has
been covered
• Reverse the truck up to a structure unaided

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Travelling and
reversing
restrictions
• Up to 50 tonnes – 600 mm
• Over 50 tonnes – 1200 mm
Reversing to
structure
dimensions
• No more than the distance equivalent to 1/2 of the wheelbase of the
truck
Reversing
distance
• Up to 50 tonnes – 50 metres
• Over 50 tonnes 75 metres
Reversing
obstruction
• The truck should pass no more than half the wheel track width away
from the obstruction
Emergency stop
• To be halted within 10 metres
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 15 minutes










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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Dump truck set for travel
3 Restrictions and hazards cleared
4 Full control maintained when ascending and descending slopes
5 No opposite movement of intended direction when restarting on slopes
6 Cleared obstruction during reversing and stayed within parameters
7 Reversed up to structure within specification
Travelling
8 Emergency stop controlled
Setting up 9 Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to being loaded
10 Safe place selected during loading
11 Appropriate speed used when reversing to the discharge point
12 Edge protection applied or checked and used prior to discharging load
13 Parking brake applied and neutral selected before discharging loads
14 Vehicle marginally moved forward after discharging to clear body
Working
15 Body fully lowered before leaving discharge point
Completing 16 Body clean of material
Shutdown 17 All shutdown and securing procedures
18 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
19 Test completed within the given time
All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved


FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Dump truck mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions 2
5 Transmission drive engaged smoothly from rest 2
Travelling
6 Gear ratios matched to ground speed 1
7 Dump truck positioned correctly for loading 2
8 Dump truck positioned square to the discharge edge prior
to discharging
2
9 Body fully emptied after discharging 2
Working
10 Smooth use of steering and braking controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Requi r ed
Machine • The machine must be at least three tonnes operating weight.
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
I nst r uc t i ons
Working tasks
(refer to
specifications)
• Excavate four trenches at right angles to form a square (replaces
Activities 4 and 5). The candidate must mark out the excavating area
(although assistance may be sought from the tester, such as holding
string lines).
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s (Endor sement s A and B)
Travel
restrictions
• 400 mm.
Trench depths
• Up to 5 tonnes = 0.7 m ±25 mm and straight within ±50 mm.
• Above 5 tonnes = 1.0 m ±25 mm and straight within ±50 mm.
Trench length
• Up to 5 tonnes = 4 m.
• Above 5 tonnes = 5 m.
Test timings • The test must be completed within two hours.
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL Endor sement C)
Load
movement
• Maximum height of underside of the load =1 m (except Activity 12).
Load
movement
(Activity 12)
• Maximum height of underside of the load from ground contours =100 mm.
• Maximum distance from obstacle =300 mm.
Obstacle
height
(Activity 12)
• Minimum of 1 m (adjustments may be made for smaller excavators if the
reach is limited).
Load placing • 100 mm of a given position.
Travelling with
load
• At least 15 m distance.
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s (Endor sement C – Cont ’d)
Test timings
• The test must be completed in a total time of two hours 30 minutes if
combining Endorsement C with Endorsements A or B.
Note: The lifting operations activities must follow the requirements laid out in the joint industry
‘Guidance on Lifting Operations in the Construction Sector When Using Excavators’, published by
the Construction-plant Association and can be downloaded free of charge from www.cpa.uk.net




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MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 1. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
2. Restrictions cleared.
3. Excavator set for travel.
4. Encountered hazards cleared.
5. Boom/dipper arm position when ascending and descending inclines.
6. Faced direction of travel whilst moving.
Setting up 7. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to each activity.
Working
8. Excavator laterally level whilst excavating.
9. Excavated material clear of trench.
10. Trenches conform to the stated sizes and tolerances.
11. Full bucket loads when excavating (except for finishing work) and loading.
12. Loading vehicle and excavator position prior to loading.
13. Vehicle evenly loaded but not overloaded.
14. Existing bucket removed and replacement bucket installed.
15. Excavated area reinstated back to the original contours.
16. Grading blade utilised for reinstating work.
Shutdown 17. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
18. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.
19. Test completed within the given time.

All of these items must be awarded Achieved/Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
1. Excavator mounting and dismounting. 1
2. Full observation before moving. 2
3. Full observation whilst travelling. 2
4. Observation before slewing upper structure. 2
5. Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling. 1
6. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 1
7. Minimising ground damage when turning (tracked machines
only).
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Working
8. Site and set for excavating. 2
9. Trench excavated in layers. 1
10. Sideswiping with bucket. 1
11. Edges of the excavations clean and clear. 2
12. Material cleanly placed into the loading vehicle. 1
13. Contact with vehicle avoided when loading. 1
14. Use of steering/hydraulic controls. 1
Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
Note: Mandatory Item17 – the candidate must ground the bucket, stop the engine and remove the key
before exiting the cab, and this must be adhered to at all times during the test.
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Endor sement C (Li f t i ng oper at i ons)

MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 20. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
with load
21. Excavator set for travel.
22. Encountered hazards cleared.
23. Boom/dipper arm position when ascending and descending inclines.
24. Faced direction of travel when moving.
Setting up
25. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to lifting activity.
26. Communication arrangements confirmed with slinger/signaller.
27. Excavator positioning prior to lifting loads.
28. Excavator level prior to lifting and placing loads.
Lifting
operations
29. No contact between load and excavator and/or other obstructions.
30. Lifted, moved and lowered load in a controlled manner.
31. Route assessed and travelled with the slung load in a controlled manner.
32. Instructions conformed with.
33. Stability of the machine maintained at all times.
34. SWL not exceeded at any time.
35. Load remains freely suspended (except during lifting and placing).
36. Machine controls isolated when loads being attached/disconnected.
37. Personnel clear of the ‘danger’ zone when lifting and moving loads.
Shutdown 38. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
39. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.
40. Test completed within the given time.
All of these items must be awarded Achieved/Not achieved
FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
with load
15. Excavator mounting and dismounting. 1
16. Full observation before moving. 2
17. Full observation whilst travelling with slung load. 2
18. Observation before slewing upper structure. 2
19. Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling. 1
20. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 1
21. Minimising ground damage when turning with slung load
(tracked machines only).
1
Lifting
operations
22. All loads vertically lifted (load not dragged). 2
23. Each load lifted clear of surface and checked for integrity. 1
24. Load swings minimised during travel and static lifts. 2
25. Keeping load height within given tolerance. 1
26. All loads placed at given points within the given tolerance. 2
27. Use of steering/hydraulic controls. 1

Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
Note:
• Mandatory Items 20, 38 and 40, and Item 15 in the faults section need not be marked if combining
Endorsement C with Endorsements A or B.
• Existing CPCS cardholders holding Category A58 seeking Endorsement C need to be measured
against all marking items in Endorsement C.
• Mandatory Item 36 – If the candidate does not isolate the operating controls during the load
attaching/detaching activity, the tester must immediately inform the candidate to do so. The candidate
has the option to continue the test but be informed they have not achieved on the test at this time.
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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Requi r ed
Machine
• The load-carrying vehicle must be rear tipping and have a minimum
capacity equivalent to eight full bucket loads of the excavator being
used for the test.
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
I nst r uc t i ons
Working tasks
(refer to
specifications)
• Excavate four trenches at right angles to form a square (replaces
Activities 4 and 5). The candidate must mark out the excavating area
(although assistance may be sought from the tester, such as holding
string lines).
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s (Endor sement s A and B)
Travel
restrictions
• 600 mm (Activity 2).
Trench depths • 1 m ±25 mm straight within ±50 mm.
Trench length
• Machine weight:
– 10 - 20 tonnes = 6 m
– Over 20 tonnes = 8 m.
Test timings
• The test must be completed within two hours and 15 minutes. (Note:
Additional time may be allocated for Endorsement B for extended
manoeuvring purposes.)
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s (Endor sement C)
Load
movement
• Maximum height of underside of the load =1 m (except Activity 12).
Load
movement
(Activity 12)
• Maximum height of underside of the load from ground contours =100 mm.
• Maximum distance from obstacle =500 mm.
Obstacle
height
(Activity 12)
• Minimum of 1 m.
Load placing
(all activites)
• 100 mm of a given position.
Travelling with
load
• At least 12 m distance.
Test timings
• The test must be completed in a total time of two hours 45 minutes if
combining Endorsement C with Endorsements A or B.
Note: The lifting operations activities must follow the requirements laid out in the joint industry
‘Guidance on Lifting Operations in the Construction Sector When Using Excavators’, published by
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MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 1. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
2. Restrictions cleared.
3. Excavator set for travel.
4. Encountered hazards cleared.
5. Boom/dipper arm position when ascending and descending inclines.
6. Faced direction of travel whilst moving.
Setting up 7. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to each activity.
Working

8. Excavator laterally level whilst excavating.
9. Excavated material clear of trench.
10. Trenches conform to the stated sizes and tolerances.
11. Full bucket loads when excavating (except for finishing work) and loading.
12. Loading vehicle and excavator position prior to loading.
13. Vehicle evenly loaded but not overloaded.
14. Existing bucket removed and replacement bucket installed.
15. Excavated area reinstated back to the original contours.
Shutdown 16. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
17. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.
18. Test completed within the given time.

All of these items must be awarded Achieved/Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
1. Excavator mounting and dismounting. 1
2. Full observation before moving. 2
3. Full observation whilst travelling. 2
4. Observation before slewing upper structure. 2
5. Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling. 1
6. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 1
7. Minimising ground damage when turning (tracked machines
only).
1
Working
8. Site and set for excavating. 2
9. Trench excavated in layers. 1
10. Sideswiping with bucket. 1
11. Edges of the excavations clean and clear. 2
12. Material cleanly placed into the loading vehicle. 1
13. Contact with vehicle avoided when loading. 2
14. Use of steering/hydraulic controls. 1
Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
Note: Mandatory Item16 – the candidate must ground the bucket, stop the engine and remove the key
before exiting the cab, and this must be adhered to at all times during the test.
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Endorsement C
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Endor sement C (Li f t i ng oper at i ons)

MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 19. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
with load
20. Excavator set for travel.
21. Encountered hazards cleared.
22. Boom/dipper arm position when ascending and descending inclines.
23. Faced direction of travel when moving.
Setting up
24. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to lifting activity.
25. Communication arrangements confirmed with slinger/signaller.
26. Excavator positioning prior to lifting loads.
27. Excavator level prior to lifting and placing loads.
Lifting
operations
28. No contact between load and excavator and/or other obstructions.
29. Lifted, moved and lowered load in a controlled manner.
30. Route assessed and travelled with the slung load in a controlled manner.
31. Instructions conformed with.
32. Stability of the machine maintained at all times.
33. SWL not exceeded at any time.
34. Load remains freely suspended (except during lifting and placing).
35. Machine controls isolated when loads being attached/disconnected.
36. Personnel clear of the ‘danger’ zone when lifting and moving loads.
Shutdown 37. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
38. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.
39. Test completed within the given time.
All of these items must be awarded Achieved/Not achieved
FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
with load
15. Excavator mounting and dismounting. 1
16. Full observation before moving. 2
17. Full observation whilst travelling with slung load. 2
18. Observation before slewing upper structure. 2
19. Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling. 1
20. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 1
21. Minimising ground damage when turning with slung load
(tracked machines only).
1
Lifting
operations
22. All loads vertically lifted (load not dragged). 2
23. Each load lifted clear of surface and checked for integrity. 1
24. Load swings minimised during travel and static lifts. 2
25. Keeping load height within given tolerance. 1
26. All loads placed at given points within the given tolerance. 3
27. Use of steering/hydraulic controls. 1

Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
Note:
• Mandatory Items 19, 37 and 39, and Item 15 in the faults section need not be marked if combining
Endorsement C with Endorsements A or B.
• Existing CPCS cardholders holding Category A59 seeking Endorsement C need to be measured
against all marking items in Endorsement C.
• Mandatory Item 35 – If the candidate does not isolate the operating controls during the load
attaching/detaching activity, the tester must immediately inform the candidate to do so. The candidate
has the option to continue the test but be informed they have not achieved on the test at this time.
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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Mobile crane of at least 25 tonnes lifting capacity
• LOAD 4
1 x load being a tube or structure not less than 6 metres in length able
to be stood on one of its ends. (Care must be taken to ensure that the
lifting gear for Load 4 is secure from horizontal to upright)

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Lift Load 4 to stand within several degrees of vertical on one of its ends.
When vertical to the satisfaction of the tester, replace back to horizontal

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Reversing
specification
• No wider than the width of the crane plus 800 mm
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Tester name

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Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Crane set for travel
3 Restrictions cleared Travelling
4 Encountered hazards cleared
5 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for lifting and depositing loads
6 Crane positioned prior to lifting loads
7 Stabilisers set (A & C only)
8 Ensured crane was level prior to lifting loads
9 RCI programmed for all lifting duties
10 Hook blocked re-reeved to requested number of falls
11 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
Setting up
12 Turntable locked/braked prior to travelling with a suspended load (B & C
only)

13 SWL not exceeded at all times
14 Load integrity and stability maintained at all times
15 Loads did not contact any obstructions
16 Lifted, moved and lowered all loads in a controlled manner
17 Route assessed and travelled with the suspended load in a controlled
manner (B & C only)

Working
18 Instructions conformed with
Completing 19 Crane re-configured from lifting to travelling duties
20 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
21 All shutdown and securing procedures
22 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
23 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Crane mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure 2
Travelling
5 Lifting accessories kept clear of the ground 1
6 Load swings kept within 0.5 of a metre / rectified swinging 2
7 All loads placed at the given points within the given
tolerance
2
8 Each load lifted clear of surface and checking for integrity 2
9 All loads vertically lifted (hoist rope) 2
10 Sequence of using hydraulic/lifting controls 2
Working
11 Smooth use of the steering, braking and hydraulic controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


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in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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Appoi nt ed Per son A61
Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A61 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• Note: To hold the category of A61, potential Trainers Or Testers must:
a) hold at least A02, A04 or A60 and A40 on their CPCS Instructor,
Trainer or Tester card, and
b) have recent experience of undertaking duties as an Appointed
Person (AP) (according to BS 7121:2000 Part 1)
OR
have delivered at least 8 AP training courses, or a combination of
AP or CS training courses. Courses delivered must have been of at
least 2 days’ duration
c) have passed the ConstructionSkills Managers and Professional
Health and Safety Test

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• None additional

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 5 hours and 30 minutes








Appoi nt ed Per son A61
Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A61 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 4 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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The Candidate must achieve all asterisked items and a minimum of 12 of the remaining
items to be successful on the test

Criteria Standard Y / N
1 customer as stated in given scenario
2 name of site contact as stated in given scenario
3 phone number of contact as stated in given scenario
4 site location full description as stated in given scenario
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6 the net weight of the load/loads* as stated in given scenario
7 the gross weight of the load/loads*
calculated as weight offload/ hook block
and lifting accessories with a minimum
FOS identified

8 dimensions of the load/loads* as stated in given scenario
9 position of the C of G as calculated (load is uniform or central)
10 height of the lift* from ground level to bottom of load
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12 make and model* as identified
13 the required capacity*
must be the predetermined ideal size &
type

14 main boom length required as per selected crane specifications
15 fly jib length and angle (if required) as per selected crane specifications
16 outrigger spread* as per selected crane specifications
17 mat/pad size as calculated
18 rigged weight of crane* as per manufacturers’ specifications
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20 access and egress points for the
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as stated in given scenario

21 access and egress points for other
transport
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23 the type and length required* suitable type(s) identified
24 correct WLL identified* accurate
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Appoi nt ed Per son A61
Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A61 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 4 01-2011

Criteria Standard Y / N
26 overhead power lines* identified as yes or no
27 other types of overhead obstacles* identified as yes or no
28 underground services* identified as yes or no
29 excavations* identified as yes or no
30 unstable/soft ground* identified as yes or no
31 hazardous chemicals/materials identified as yes or no
32 confined working areas* identified as yes or no
33 restricted access – width* identified as yes or no
34 restricted access – height* identified as yes or no
35 other vehicles identified as yes or no
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37 slinging difficulties* identified as yes or no
38 top heavy loads* identified as yes or no
39 sharp edged loads* identified as yes or no
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41 hazards (not included in items 26-36)* identified
42 risk s against the hazards in item 41* identified
43 action to be taken to avoid/reduce risk
as in item 41*
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44 risk s against the hazards in items
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47 customer provisions
identified (must state if information is
contained in method statement)

48 the number of additional personnel
required*
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height or depth requires minimum of 3

49 the type of personnel required* identified
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Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A61 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 3 of 4 01-2011

Criteria Standard Y / N
52 conditions when the lifting operation
must be shut down
as per crane manufacturers’
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logical order, does not cause incident or
greater, is without confusion

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57 did the drawings (plan and elevation)
show the positioning of the crane*
clear and identifiable

58 did the drawings correctly show the
positioning of the crane, load (before
and after lift) and ancillaries*
clear and identifiable

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scale clearly identified, matched to
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statement understandable to others
who may be involved in the lift*
clear, decipherable and coherent


The Candidate must achieve all asterisked items and
a minimum of 12 of the remaining items to be successful on the test
Achieved / Not achieved


Appoi nt ed Per son A61
Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A61 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 4 of 4 01-2011

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candidate has:

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Candidate signature:


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in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Cr ane/Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Super vi sor A62
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A62 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• The crane selected for the test must not be less than 50 tonnes lift
capacity, hoist rope equipped, be in a serviceable condition and
conform with current legislation
• Load (additional) 1 x unbalanced load at least 5 metres in length
located on a vehicle bed or trailer, which may be simulated but having
the same dimensions (appropriate bed access and egress systems
must be in place)
Note: To hold the category of A62, potential Trainers or Testers must:
a) hold at least A02, A04 or A60 and A40 on their CPCS Instructor,
Trainer or Tester card, and
b) have recent experience of undertaking duties as an Appointed
Person (AP) or Crane Supervisor (CLOS) (according to
BS 7121:2000 Part 1)
OR
have delivered at least 8 of either AP or CLOS training courses, or
a combination of both. AP or CLOS courses delivered must have
been of at least 2 days’ duration
c) have passed the ConstructionSkills Managers and Professional or
Supervisors Health and Safety Test

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Lift 1 x unbalanced load from the vehicle bed and place at ground level
at a position that is out-of-sight of the crane operator. The crane must
be repositioned for this activity

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements

• The test is to be completed within 1 hour and 30 minutes









Cr ane/Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Super vi sor A62
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A62 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref:
Candidate name:
Tester name:

Candidate ref:

Tester ref:

Date of test:

Make and model: Start time of test:

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
1 Prepared and ensured area is safe and prepared for work
2 Fully briefed all additional personnel on the details of the lift
3 Agreed the signal codes with all personnel involved with the lift
Preparing
4 Checked the suitability and qualifications of additional personnel
5 Marked the position of the crane
6 Guided the crane to the exact position for setting up
7 Checked the landing area prior to the lift taking place
8 Verified the set-up configuration of the crane
9 Verified relevant certification for the crane and lifting accessories
10 Verified the RCI settings with the load and radius
11 Checked the route for hazards and ensured the area was safe
12 Identified the weight and centre of gravity of the load
13 Checked the environmental conditions prior to the lift taking place
Setting up
14 Ensured access/egress route on/off trailer meets regulative requirements
15 Ensured that the lifting accessory(ies) attached to the load
16 Used effective hand signals that conformed to the agreed code
17 Ensured that the load landed where required
Working
18 Ensured load integrity
Completing 19 Ensured all lifting accessories removed and stored
20 Complied with Lift plan requirements
21 Conformed with legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice Other
22 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Guide the crane to the site access point 3
2 Tag lines were deployed and used 2
3 Check that all personnel have correct PPE 5
4 Debriefing not carried out to all personnel 3
Working
5 No report aspects of the lift to the AP 2
Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Cr ane/Li f t i ng Oper at i ons Super vi sor A62
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A62 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

Candidate signature:


Tester signature:


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(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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below
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Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Tow er Cr ane A63
Pedest r i an Oper at ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A63 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• LOAD 4
1 x load being a tube or structure not less than 6 metres in length able
to be stood on one of its ends. (Care must be taken to ensure that the
lifting gear for Load 4 is secure from horizontal to upright)
Note
• The candidate must hold the CPCS category of A40 to be eligible to
undertake this advanced test


ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• Lift Load 4 to stand within several degrees of vertical on one of its ends.
When vertical to the satisfaction of the tester, replace back to horizontal

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Test timings
• The test must be completed within 1 hour and 30 minutes









Tow er Cr ane A63
Pedest r i an Oper at ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A63 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref.
Candidate name
Tester name

Candidate ref.

Tester ref.

Date of test

Endorsement A Endorsement B Start time of test

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
Preparing
2 All crane operations and limit switches checked
3 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for lifting and depositing loads
4 J ib positioning prior to lifting loads
5 RCI/LMI programmed for all lifting duties
Setting up
6 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
7 SWL not exceeded at all times
8 Load integrity and stability maintained at all times
9 Loads did not contact any obstructions
10 Lifted, moved and lowered all loads in a controlled manner
11 All crane movements intentional
12 No shock loading
13 Combined control use demonstrated/straight line kept during concrete
pour

14 Instructions conformed with
Working
15 Loads left in a safe situation
16 All shutting down and securing procedures
Shutdown
17 Crane placed into free slew mode
18 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
19 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Full observation prior to moving loads fore and aft 2
2 Full observation before slewing 2 Travelling
3 Lifting accessories kept clear of the ground 1
4 Load swings kept within 0.5 of a metre / rectify swinging 2
5 All loads placed at the given points within the given
tolerance
2
6 Each load lifted clear of surface and checked for integrity 2
7 All loads lifted vertically (maximum sway – 250 mm) 2
8 All loads landed vertically (maximum sway – 250 mm) 2
9 Sequence of using controls 2
Working
10 Smooth use of controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Tow er Cr ane A63
Pedest r i an Oper at ed Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A63 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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Practical Technical Test Advanced in accordance with CPCS requirements and that the
candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

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Tester signature:


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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

Employer Name

Employer Postcode

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Compac t Cr ane A66
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A66 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 01-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• All endorsements except Endorsement C must have a minimum lifting
capacity of 3 tonnes

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions

• None additional

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Test timings
• The test must be completed within 1 hour and 30 minutes









Compac t Cr ane A66
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A66 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 2 01-2011

Test ref.
Candidate name
Tester name

Candidate ref.

Tester ref.

Date of test

Endorsement A Endorsement B Start time of test

Endorsement C Endorsement D Duration

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MANDATORY Correctly carried out during the test?
Y / N
Preparing 1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Setting the crane correctly for travel
3 Restrictions cleared Travelling
4 Encountered hazards cleared
5 Area checked and safe prior to setting up for lifting and depositing loads
6 Crane positioned prior to lifting loads
7 Stabilisers set (A & C only)
8 Ensured crane was level prior to lifting loads
9 RCI/LMI programmed for all lifting duties
Setting up
10 Communication arrangements confirmed with the signaller
11 SWL not exceeded at all times
12 Load integrity and stability maintained at all times
13 Loads did not contact any obstructions
14 Lift, move and lower all loads in a controlled manner
15 Route assessed and travelled with the suspended load in a controlled
manner (Endorsements B and D only)

16 Instructions conformed with
Working
17 Crane re-configured from lifting to travelling duties
18 Parked in appropriate place
Shutdown
19 All shutdown and securing procedures
20 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
21 Test completed within the given time

All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Crane mounting and dismounting (ride-on units) 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Full observation before slewing the upper structure or
telescoping boom
2
Travelling
5 Lifting accessories kept clear of the ground 1
6 Load swings kept within 0.5 of a metre / rectify swinging 2
7 All loads placed at the given points within the given
tolerance
2
8 Each load lifted clear of surface and checked for integrity 2
9 All loads lifted vertically 2
10 Sequence of using lifting controls 2
Working
11 Smooth use of steering and lifting controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved


Compac t Cr ane A66
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A66 Grading
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 2 of 2 01-2011

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I confirm that I, the candidate have undertaken the test and I, the tester have carried out the
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candidate has:

Achieved

Not achieved

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Grant is only payable for the award of a full Technical Test or Advanced Technical Test pass
(both practical and theory elements to a maximum of 2 categories in any Grant Scheme year)
in accordance with the full Grant Scheme rules.
Employer does not intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant No further information required
Employer does intend to claim a Technical Test pass grant

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below
CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy Grant
Registration Number (7 digits)

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Tunnel Loc omot i ve A67
Tec hni c al Test Advanc ed – Pr ac t i c al
CPCS Technical Test Advanced – A67 Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2011 Page 1 of 1 05-2011
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required

• None

ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions
Working Tasks
• Stop at defined places

SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Stopping place
• The locomotive must be stopped within 100 mm of a given place
Number of
stopping places
• Minimum of 10
Travelling with
loads and
passengers
• Minimum distance of 120 metres
Test timings • The test is to be completed within 1 hour










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Tester name

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1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Locomotive set for travel
3 Signalling/communication coding agreed with signaller
4 Restrictions and hazards cleared
5 Rolling stock coupled as per given specification
Preparing
6 Train set for travel
7 Crossing/points approached and negotiated
8 Rolling stock pushed and pulled smoothly
9 Control maintained when carrying out emergency braking and within
specified distance

10 Comply with given speed limits
11 Candidate fully within operating cab/area
12 Safe place selected during loading/unloading
13 Stopped at given places within specified distance
14 Appropriate speed used when approaching loading and discharging points
15 Instructions followed during loading/unloading
16 Signals adhered to at all times
17 Communicated effectively with relevant personnel during all activities
18 Safety systems procedures followed
Travelling
and working
tasks
19 Ensured loads are secure
20 Train parked in given location following given signals
21 Uncouple locomotive from rolling stock at given location
22 Ensured uncoupled rolling stock left in safe situation
Completing
work
23 Locomotive parked according to given instructions
Shutdown 24 All shutdown and securing procedures
25 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
with

Other
26 Test completed within the given time
All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved

FAULTS Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
1 Tunnel locomotive mounting and dismounting 1
2 Full observation before moving and reversing 3
3 Full observation whilst travelling 2
4 Travel speed matched to the track type and conditions 3
Travelling
5 Transmission drive engaged smoothly from rest 2
7 Train positioned correctly for loading and unloading 2
8 Use of directional lights 2 Working
9 Smooth use of braking controls 1

Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved

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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required
Resources
• None
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions
Working Tasks
• None
Activity measurements (Additional)
Reversing
Restriction
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• 600 mm
Test timings
• The test must be competed in:
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MANDATORY Correctl y carried out duri ng the test? Y/N
Preparing 1. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
Travelling
2. Machine set for travel
3. Restrictions and hazards cleared
4. Straight line kept during reversing
Setting up
5. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to work
6. Positioned the stabiliser/spreader for the relevant work
7. Machine prepared for stabilising and/or spreading duties
Working
8. Working speed matched according to specification
9. Setting of rotor speed
10. Materials incorporated according to specification (Endorsements A – B)
11. Depth of incorporation to specification and consistent
12. Overlaps within the given specification
13. Given area fully incorporated (Endorsements A – B)
14. Material spread according to specification (Endorsement C)
15. Material evenly spread with full coverage (Endorsement C)
16. Sequence of starting and stopping the spreading or mixing unit
Completing
work
17. Mixing chamber fully cleared of loose material
18. All post-maintenance procedures
Shutdown 19. All shutdown and securing procedures
Other
20. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with
21. Test completed within the given time
Al l of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not Achieved

FAULTS
Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty

Travelling
1. Machine mounting and dismounting 2
2. Full observation before moving 3
3. Full observation whilst travelling 3
4. Full observation before and during reversing 4
Working
5. Transmission drive engaged smoothly from rest 2
6. Travel speed matches ground type and conditions 3
7. Gear ratios match ground speed 2
8. Sequence of using hydraulic controls 2
9. Smooth use of steering and braking controls 2
Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties

Achieved / Not achieved



St at i onar y Conc r et e
Pl ac i ng Boom – A72
Advanc ed Tec hni c al Test - Pr ac t i c al

CPCS A72 Advanced Practical Test – Spec
©Construction Industry Training Board 2012 Page 1 of 1 01-11-2012
RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Required
Resources
• None.
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
Instructions
Working Tasks
• Place the end of the hose at a specified height and travel from maximum
to minimum radius.
• Change the gasket on the 90/90 degree bend.
Notes
• Assistance can be provided for the changing of the gasket. The candidate
remains responsible for the process and sequence of work. The Tester
cannot undertake this task.
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Activity measurements
Pour duration
• Minimum of 30 minutes.
Hose travel
activity
• Maximum height of 1 metre.
Test timings
• The test must collectively be completed within 1 hour and 45 minutes.



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Y / N
Preparing
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1. All pre use checks including support and stabilisation.
2. Accessing and egressing the work platform/area.
3. Function of emergency systems (if applicable).
4. Working areas checked for hazards.
5. Boom hydraulics functional checks.
6. Functional checks of remote operating unit.
7. Remote box/controls isolated during preparation work.
Setting up
8. Configuration of the boom for the given working area.
9. Boom extended to work area avoiding hazards and structures.
10. Sequence of unfolding and folding of boom.
11. Relevant piping selected.
12. Piping checked for condition.
13. Couplings compatible with, connected and locked to piping.
14. Pipeline anchored, supported and secured.
15. Pipeline conformed with specification.
16. Fitment of safety strap.
17. Arranged communicating procedure with pump operator and at pour
point.

Working
18. Material pumped to required location at the given point.
19. Operator positioning during pour.
20. Repositioning of boom during and between pours followed given
instructions.

21. Measures taken to minimise falling material from placing hose during
hose repositioning.

22. Waste material disposed of following guidelines and regulations.
23. Placing hose end kept at the consistent height during travel.
24. Boom in appropriate position for gasket change.
25. Gasket changed according to specification.
26. Clamps/safety equipment secured and checked.
27. 90/90 rotation checked for function following change.
Completing
Work
28. Cleaning procedures followed.
29. Sequence of clearing blockages explained.
Shutdown 30. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
31. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied
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32. Test completed within the given time.


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All of these items must be awarded Achieved / Not achieved
FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following:
Fault Mark Penalty
Working
1. Full observation before starting placing work. 3
2. Full observation during boom movements. 3
3. Following instructions from pour point and pump operator. 3
4. Providing instructions to the pour point and pump
operator.
2

5. Components and pipework thoroughly cleaned after use. 4
6. Sequence of using controls. 2
7. Smooth use of all controls. 2

Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved / Not achieved



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©Construction Industry Training Board 2012 Page 1 of 1 CPCS D90 Advanced Practical Test - Spec
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RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Requi r ed

• Stockpile to have sufficient quantity to allow operations for minimum
specified time.
• Structure must be of sufficient content to allow operations for specified
time and must be at least 50% of attachment's operating height.
• The load carrying vehicle must have a minimum capacity equivalent to
12 full bucket/grab loads of the machine being used for the loading
activity.
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
I nst r uc t i ons
• None additional
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s
Travel
restrictions
• 600 mm (300mm for Endorsement B).
Sorting Activity
5 and 8
• To be carried out for a minimum time of 45 minutes.
Demolishing
Activity 7 and 8
• To be carried out for a minimum time of one hour.
Loading
vehicle
• Loaded to capacity.
Test timings • The test must be completed within two hours.




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MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 1. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
2. Restrictions cleared.
3. Machine set for travel.
4. Encountered hazards cleared.
5. Boom/dipper arm position when ascending and descending inclines.
6. Faced direction of travel whilst moving.
Setting up
7. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to carrying out the activity.
8. Positioned and set for the activity.
Working task
(attachment)
9. Machine disabled prior to disconnecting hydraulic hoses.
10. Hoses removed and fitted following required sequence.
11. Attachment prepared/positioned/supported prior to removal and fitting.
12. Attachment removed and fitted following required sequence.
13. Checked attachment was secure prior to use.
14. Functional check carried out prior to use.
Working task
(demolishing)
15. Checked exclusion area for size and security.
16. Maintained check on effectiveness of exclusion zone during work.
17. Structure demolished following method statement or given instructions.
18. Sequence of hydraulic controls.
19. Smooth use of all controls.
20. Maintained stability of the machine.
Working task
(sorting)
21. Material sorted and stockpiled into like materials.
22. Complied with environmental requirements.
23. Sequence of hydraulic controls.
24. Smooth use of all controls.
Working task
(loading)
25. Materials loaded as per given specification.
26. Sequence of hydraulic controls.
27. Smooth use of all controls.
28. Vehicle evenly loaded but not overloaded.
29. Working areas safe and secure after work.
Shutdown 30. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other 31. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.

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FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
1. Machine mounting and dismounting. 1
2. Full observation before moving. 3
3. Full observation whilst travelling. 2
4. Observation before slewing upper structure. 2
5. Drive sprockets kept to the rear when travelling. 1
6. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 1
7. Tight turns avoided when travelling (tracked machines only). 1
Working
8. Material cleanly placed into the loading vehicle. 2
9. Contact with vehicle avoided when loading. 3
10. Use of track controls. 2
Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
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Employer does not intend to claim a technical test pass grant

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Advanced Practical Test
Demolition Plant
Pedestrian Operated – D91
Resources required (additional)
Machine
• Must be equipped with outriggers and have the ability to slew through 360
degrees
Activity instructions (additional)

• None additional
Activity measurements (additional)
Travel
restrictions
• 150 mm
Incline
restrictions
• 150 mm
Test timings
• The test must be completed within a total accumulated time of 1 hour and 15
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Preparing
1 All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions)
2 Power source established, sufficient and connected
3 Cabling suitable for machine type and power source, and checked
4 Remote units established and checked for function
Travelling
5 Machine set for travel
6 Restrictions cleared
7 Encountered hazards cleared, including when climbing/descending
8 Boom/dipper arm position when climbing and descending inclines
9 Ensure integrity of cabling during travel
10 Operator positioning during travel
11 Control maintained when negotiating inclines (climbing and descending)
Setting up
12 Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to carrying out the activities
13 Positioned and set for the activities
14 Ensure exclusion zone integrity and security
15 Stability aids utilised (where relevant)
16 Controls isolated during reconfiguring activities
17 PPE selected, worn and effectiveness maintained during work
Working
tasks
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18 Maintained check on effectiveness of exclusion zone during work
19 Structure demolished following method statement or given instructions
20 Followed dust suppression procedures (where relevant)
21 Operator in a safe position during work
22 Maintained stability of the machine
23 Integrity of the structure maintained during demolition activities
24 Cabling security and integrity during work
25 Working areas safe and secure after work
Working
tasks
(loading)
26 Materials loaded as per given specification
27 Sequence of hydraulic controls
28 Receptacle evenly loaded and not overloaded
29 Working areas safe and secure after work
Working
tasks
(attachment)
30 Machine disabled prior to disconnecting hydraulic hoses
31 Hoses removed and fitted following required sequence
32 Attachment prepared/positioned/supported prior to removal and fitting
33 Attachment removed and fitted following required sequence
34 Checked attachment was secure prior to use
35 Functional check carried out prior to use
Shutdown
36 All shutdown and securing procedures
37 Isolated/shut down power source
38 Disconnect and store cabling in given locations
39 Stored remote unit in given locations
Other 40 Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with
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Advanced Practical Test
Demolition Plant
Pedestrian Operated – D91
Faults
Candidate incorrectly carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
1 Full observation before moving 3
2 Full observation whilst travelling 2
3 Observation before and during slewing 2
4 Intended direction of travel and steering selected 2
5 Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions 1
Setting up 6 Selection of control/working mode on console for required activity 2
Working
tasks
7 Smooth use of all controls 2
8 Unintentional movement of the chassis during demolishing activities 2
9 Attachment angled for the work 2
10 Not maintaining the working range 2
Not exceeded 5 penalties Total penalties

Achieved / Not achieved


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Demol i t i on Pl ant
Sk i d St eer Tool Car r i er – D92

©Construction Industry Training Board 2012 Page 1 of 1 CPCS D92 Advanced Practical Test - Spec
09-07-2012

RESOURCES (ADDI TI ONAL)
Requi r ed
• An attachment for demolishing.
ACTI VI TY (ADDI TI ONAL)
I nst r uc t i ons
• All extracting and demolishing activites need to be undertaken.
SPECI FI CATI ONS (ADDI TI ONAL)
Ac t i vi t y measur ement s
Sorting Activity • To be carried out for a minimum time of 20 minutes.
Demolishing
Activity
• To be carried out for a minimum time of 30 minutes.
Loading
vehicle
• Minimum of ten full bucket loads.
Test timings • The test must be completed within one hour and 30 minutes.




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MANDATORY Correctl y carried out during the test?
Y/N
Preparing 1. All pre-start and running checks (or responses to relevant questions).
Travelling
2. Seat belt worn.
3. Skid steer set for travel.
4. Restrictions and hazards cleared.
5. Full control maintained when ascending and descending slopes.
6. No opposide movement of intended direction when restarting on slopes.
7. Travel directon on slopes.
8. Straight line kept during revering activity.
Setting up
9. Allocated area checked and clear of hazards prior to extracting and demolising
(where applicable).

10. Positioned and set for the activity.
11. Ensure appropriate edge protection in place and suitable for tasks (where
applicable).

Working task
(attachment)
12. Attachment prepared/positioned/supported prior to removal and fitting.
13. Hydraulic hoses removed, refitted and checked prior to use (where applicable).
14. Attachment removed and fitted following required sequence.
15. Checked attachment was secure prior to use.
16. Functional check carried out prior to use.
Working task
(demolishing)
17. Checked exclusion area for size and security.
18. Maintained check on effectiveness of exclusion zone during work.
19. Structure demolished following method statement or given instructions.
20. Sequence of hydraulic controls.
21. Smooth use of all controls.
22. Maintained stability of the machine.
23. Working areas safe and secure after work.
Working task
(loading)
24. Material stockpiled.
25. Complied with environmental requirements.
26. Sequence of hydraulic controls.
27. Smooth use of all controls.
28. Materials loaded/over edge as per given specification.
29. Edge protection maintained during work (where applicable).
30. Working area cleaned after loading.
31. Working area safe and secure after work.
32. Skid steer stable during loading.
Shutdown 33. All shutdown and securing procedures.
Other
34. Legislation, manufacturers’ and health and safety requirements complied with.
35. Test completed within given time.

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FAULTS Candidate incorrectl y carried out the following: Fault Mark Penalty
Travelling
1. Skid steer access and egressing. 2
2. Full observation before moving. 3
3. Full observation whilst travelling. 2
4. Full observation before moving and reversing. 3
5. Transmission drive engaged smoothly. 1
6. Travel speed matched to the ground type and conditions. 2
Working
7. Bucket/attachment kept low at all times (except during work). 2
8. Wheel spin minimised. 2
9. Full bucket loads maintained (except for cleaning work). 2
10. Material cleanly placed into the receptacle. 2
11. Contact with receptacle when loading. 3
12. Use of steering/braking/hydraulic controls. 1
Not exceeded five penalties Total penalties
Achieved/Not achieved
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Advanc ed t ec hni c al t est – Pr ac t i c al
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