Forward Tipping Dumper Operator – Novice (CPCS A09)

Course Description


This course provides instruction in correct operation of forward tipping dumpers for operators who will be using such machines on site. It provides training as referred to in the laws relating to work equipment and health and safety, and is accredited by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS)

Course Content

This course is accredited by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme and topics covered include:

  • Employer’s and employee’s legal responsibilities
  • Hazards arising from the use of dumpers
  • Basic maintenance
  • Reversing
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Operational techniques
  • Towing
  • High tip machines
  • Swivel machines


Candidates will take a verbal test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a CPCS Category A09 I/D card and certificate.

Method of Study

This course is available In Classroom

Classroom Courses

  • Complete Course 3-4 days


Refunds of fees will only be made for written cancellations received at least 21 days prior to the start of the course (less a 10% cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However, we are happy to accept substitute delegates. Any changes to delegates should be notified, by telephone, as soon as possible.Bookings that are accepted within 48 hours are deemed confirmed and subject to payment, even if the delegate is subsequently unable to attend.

The programme of courses is correct at the time of publication. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.

Course Details

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3-4 Days

Typical capacity:


Typical cost per candidate:


Typical cost per course:

Classroom/Practical Assessment: £895.00

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