Hird is expanding the operator training courses it is offering to meet growing demand from customers Packages offered including IPAF working at height operator training, CPCS A66 compact crane training and the RTITB vacuum lifter training course.
The training can be delivered nationally through our three strategically-placed depots or at customer premises if that is preferred.
Specific investment is being focused on our London and South East Depot at Redhill, Surrey. Below, we focused on the popular compact crane training Hird is offering.
CPCS A66 Compact Crane
The CPCS A66 Compact Crane course is recognised by all UK contractors as the standard qualification for operating plant machinery.
The course, which includes class-based and practical, hands-on learning and covers:
- Machine checks and preparation for usage
- Moving mini cranes
- Configuration of lifting tasks
- Lifting and placing of loads using full radius and slewing functions
- Operators’ responsibilities
- Regulations and guidelines
Hird also provides training courses of a range of NVQ qualifications, including certificates and diplomas, that that are required by compact crane operators and people working in the lifting industry, for example when converting to from a red CPCS Trained Operator card to a blue CPCS Competent Operator card.
Compact crane personnel Hird training courses are designed for include:
- Slinger / signallers
- Loader / securers
- Lift supervisors
- Lift planners
These courses provide compact crane operators with proof of skills and knowledge in controlling lifts, improved opportunities for employment and a good understanding of requirements and techniques to carry out lifts with mini cranes safely.
Lifting training that gets the job done
Hird also provides a range of lifting training, including Appointed Person training plus PUWER 98 and LOLER 98 regulations awareness, designed to give operators the skills and knowledge to operate a wide range of cranes and equipment.
This includes operator training for:
- Mini cranes
- Spider cranes
- Mobile cranes
- Knuckle boom cranes
- Lorry loaders
- Ship & deck-mounted cranes
- Crawler cranes
- Overhead gantry and pedestal cranes
- And fork lift trucks.
To access our nationwide training wherever you are in the UK, contact:
Northern – 01482 227333
Central – 01302 341659
Southern – 0203 174 0658