CPCS Appointed Person - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
5 days CPCS Red Trained Operator Card

Course Summary

Appointed person training is designed to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to carry out appointed person duties on site.

The CPCS Appointed Person course details are as follows:

  •     Observe regulations and Codes of Practice
  •     Follow safe systems of work including method statements
  •     Take personal responsibility
  •     Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
  •     Understand crane documentation
  •     Understand crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
  •     Appreciate tower cranes
  •     Observe British Standard 7121
  •     Recognise the role of appointed persons
  •     Plan a lift

On successful completion of the CPCS Technical tests you will receive the CPCS Red Trained Operator Card.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for supervisors and managers with responsibility for lifting operations.

You will need
  •     Hard hat
  •     Steel toe capped boots
  •     High vis vest
  •     Safety gloves
Your skill level

If you already hold the CPCS Code A40 Slinger/Signaller, on completion of this course you will also achieve the CPCS Code A62 Crane Supervisor qualification.

You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the requirements specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes.

You must have passed a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test for managerial and professional persons no more than two years before attending the course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.