Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a wheeled forward tipping dumper.

Entry requirements:

CITB Health, safety and environmental test passed no more than two years before the course start date


Learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises


CPCS technical test


You could choose one of the many different courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Additional campus/course information:

  • Llangefni

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

    Course content

    • Operate the machine to a minimum standard
    • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
    • Site the machine safely and efficiently
    • Know which minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures are necessary, and be able to carry them out
    • Prepare the machine for travelling on the public highway
    • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
    • Apply all necessary safety precautions
    • Understand how diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate.