CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper (Novice)

Key Details

  • Available at
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Personal Learning Account, Construction and the Built Environment
  • Course Length

    3 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises

    1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

  • Course Type
    Short Course
  • Bilingual

Course Description

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

Entry Criteria

CSCS 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

Campus 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.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Personal Learning Account