CPCS A61 Appointed Person

Classroom based course covering:

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Lifting accessories
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Establishing load weight and centre of gravity
  • Proximity hazards
  • Selecting lifting accessories
  • Verifying documentation and certification
  • Attaching accessories to different loads
  • Signalling for the lifting, transferring and positioning of loads
  • A CITB Managerial and Professional H&S Test passed within the last 2 years is required for this course.

More information

  • Duration 5 days (breakdown 4 days training, 1 day testing)
  • No PPE requirements
  • Start time: Monday to Thursday 08:30 till 16:30 (can run over and start earlier)
  • Friday 08:00 to 16:00 latest
  • Candidate will get homework
  • There is a lot of writing on this course and scale drawings