CPCS A35 Crawler/Tractor with Side Boom

The Crawler/Tractor with Side Boom - CPCS Code A35 course will train you to:

have a thorough theory and practical training in the operation of the Crawler Tractor with Side Boom, enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical tests.


- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

- Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology

- Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the handbook and relevant regulation/legislation

- Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces

- Manoeuvre the plant equipment in confined spaces

- Configure and set for site travel & lifting duties

- Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures

- Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

- Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties

- Lift various loads using full radius capabilities

- Accurately place loads

- Minimise the swinging of loads

- Move loads through machine travel

- Comply with signals and instructions

- Prepare the side-boom in preparation of movement post-lifting duties

- Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting