As one of Kent's most professional crane hire and training providers, we are able to offer Training and CPCS Testing at our training center situated in Crayford, Kent. Course dates for 2017 are available under the downloads tab.

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Bronzeshield Lifting Ltd are proud to offer Training & CPCS Testing to ensure your Company Employees are Legal, Qualified, Certificated, Trained and above all SAFE to work with Cranes. For over 9 years Bronzeshield Lifting Ltd has been training both field operatives and management how to Plan, Supervise and control crane operations on your sites, our pass rate for CPCS theory & practical tests is unrivaled at 95%, as are our competitive prices.
Appointed persons (lifting operations)
Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) CPCS A61 - Four Day Course.

The Appointed Person four-day foundation course is designed to enable the candidate to achieve the CPCS Standard Theory and Practical Test and obtain a CPCS Red Card. The course fees are £800.00 per candidate excluding VAT to include certification, CITB registration fees, CPCS Tests conducted on day 4, associated course handouts / books and instructor fees. The course includes at least twenty four hours theoretical training over three days and the CPCS Tests on day four. Candidates are required to pass the CSCS Managers and Professional Persons Health & Safety test within 22 Months prior to attending this course.

To book the CSCS test click on: http://www.cskills.org/supportbusiness/healthsafety/test/index.aspx
This course is grant aided to in-scope companies.

Course Aim and Contents:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with skills and knowledge to enable them to understand the role and responsibility of the Appointed Person. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able prepare and implement safe systems of work for lifting operations including writing risk assessments, method statements and preparing scale plan, elevation and lifting accessory rigging drawings.

Areas covered during this course include:
• Legislation - LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
• Codes of practice - BS7121 Safe use of Cranes parts 1, 2 and 3
• Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with the lifting operation
• Crane appreciation - mobile crane types, crane terminology, capabilities and limitations
• Interpretation and use of crane manufacture duty charts
• Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
• Crane stability/ground conditions, calculating crane support pad size and type.
• Rated Capacity Indicator programmes and safe operation of cranes.
• Selection and pre-use inspection of lifting accessories
• Types of lifting accessories available and thier use
• Up and down rating of accessories using uniform load and trig methods
• Calculating sling angles
• Hand and Radio Communications
• Planning the lifting operation including the production of a detailed sequence of events
• Production of risk assessments
• Production of a full Safe system of work.
• Producing scale drawings – plan, elevation and lifting accessory rigging.
• CPCS theory & practical tests – issue of certification to successful candidates..
For the first available course in Crayford, Kent or for additional information please contact: mark@bronzeshield.com .
To download the theory test questions please go to http://www.citb.co.uk/cards-testing/construction-plant-competence-scheme-cpcs/cpcs-downloads/
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Crane Lifting Operations Supervisor
Crane Lifting Operations Supervisor CPCS A 62 - Four Day Course.
The CLOS four-day foundation course is designed to enable the candidate to achieve the CPCS Standards, pass both the Theory and Practical CPCS Tests and obtain a CPCS Red Card. The course fees are £800.00 per candidate excluding VAT to include CPCS certification, CITB registration fees, associated course handouts / books, crane hire and instructor fees. The course includes at least twenty four hours theoretical and practical training over three days of which approximately 50% is practical and the CPCS theory and practical assessments on day four. Candidates are required to pass the CSCS Managers and Professional Persons or Supervisors Health & Safety test within 22 Months prior to attending this course. To book the CSCS test click on: http://www.cskills.org/supportbusiness/healthsafety/test/index.aspx
This course is grant aided to in-scope companies.

Course Aim and Contents:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the basic practical skills and knowledge to enable them to
understand the role and responsibility of the Crane Supervisor. Following successful completion of
the course candidates will be able understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations
including risk assessments, method statements and associated drawings.
Topics covered during this course include:
• Legislation - LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
• Codes of practice - BS7121parts 1, 2 and 3.
• Roles and responsibilities and duties of personnel involved with lifting operations
• Crane appreciation - crane types, capabilities, limitations and Crane terminology
• Crane duty chart interpretation and use.
• Inspection and interpretation of certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
• Crane stability/ground conditions and installation of crane support systems
• Safe Load Indicators (SLI) programming and interpretation of SLI information.
• Types and pre-use inspection of lifting accessories and their uses.
• Slinging techniques
• Up rating and down rating of accessories using the Uniform Load Method.
• Basic calculation of sling angles
• Communications by hand and radio
• Practical supervision lifting operations
• Preparing and marking out of the lift site in accordance with the safe system of work.
• CPCS practical and theory test – issue of certification to successful candidates.
For the first available course in Crayford, Kent or for additional information please contact: mark@bronzeshield.com .
Practical Training Crane Lifting Operations Supervisor
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Slinger Signaller CPCS A40
Slinger-Signaller CPCS A40 -Four Day Course.
The Slinger-Signaller four-day foundation course is designed for the inexperienced candidate who cannot gain entrance onto the One-Day CPCS Test. The course ncludes: CPCS Theory & Practical Tests, CPCS card fees, CITB registration fees, Crane Hire and qualified Instructor/CPCS Tester, lunch each day and tea/coffee. The course includes Crane Safety Awareness training, theoretical and practical training in the aspects of Slinging and signalling. Candidates are required to pass the CSCS Operatives Health & Safety test within 22 Month prior to attending the course. To book the CSCS test click on: http://www.cskills.org/supportbusiness/healthsafety/test/index.aspx

This course is grant aided to in-scope companies.

Course Aim and Contents:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the basic practical skills and theoretical knowledge to enable them
conduct the duties of a slinger/signaller. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to select and inspect
the correct lifting accessories for a lifting operation, attach them to loads correctly and safely and guide the load using hand and radio signals.
Topics covered during this course include:
• Legislation - LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
• Codes of practice - BS7121 parts 1, 2 and 3.
• Roles and responsibilities of other personnel involved with lifting operations
• Inspection of certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
• Different types and the safe use of lifting accessories
• Slinging techniques
• Up rating and down rating of accessories using the Uniform Load Method.
• Interpretation of Lifting accessory charts.
• Working out and assessing sling angles
• Hand and radio communications
• Establishing / estimating load weights and centre of gravity
• Selection and pre use inspection of lifting accessories
• Attaching lifting accessories to various loads
• Guiding and Signalling a crane safe transfer and positioning of various loads by hand and radio signals including signal transfer between multiple signallers.
• CPCS theory and practical test - issue of certification to successful candidates.
For the first available course in Crayford, Kent or for additional information please contact: mark@bronzeshield.com .
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Mobile Crane Blocked Duties CPCS A60A
Mobile Crane –Blocked Duties CPCS A60A Ten Day Course.
The Mobile Crane Ten -day foundation course is designed to enable the candidate to achieve the CPCS Standards, pass both the Theory and Practical CPCS Tests and obtain a CPCS Red Card. The course includes CPCS certification for successful candidates, CITB tests registration fees, associated course handouts / books, crane hire and instructor fees. The course includes at least seventy two hours theoretical and practical training over nine days of which approximately 90% is practical and the CPCS theory and practical assessments on day ten. Candidates are required to pass the CSCS Operatives Health & Safety test within 22 Months prior to attending this course. To book the CSCS test click on: http://www.cskills.org/supportbusiness/healthsafety/test/index.aspx
This course is grant aided to in-scope companies.

Course Aim and Contents:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the practical skills and knowledge to enable them to safely setup and operate a mobile crane on Blocked Duties. On successful completion of the course candidates will be able to setup and de-rig an All Terrain Mobile Crane on blocked duties, operate the crane to lift and position loads, fit a fly jib, carry out routine maintenance and programme the RCI to the correct duty for the lift, manoeuvre the crane into position using multi wheel steering.

Topics covered during this course include:
• Legislation - LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA, codes of practice - BS7121part 1,2 and 3
• Duties of additional personnel involved with lifting operations
• Crane appreciation - crane terminology, crane types, capabilities and limitations
• Duty chart interpretation and use.
• Certification requirements for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
• Crane set up and stability checks when levelling the crane.
• Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI) programming for different configurations.
• Lifting accessory pre-use inspection and maintenance.
• Types of lifting accessories carried on the crane and how to use them.
• Communications by radio and hand signals
• Rigging and De-rigging of cranes in accordance with the crane manufacturer’s instructions.
• Hoisting, slewing and derricking following the instruction of the slinger/signaller
• Controlling load movement and load swing to within 1 metre
• Fitting the Fly Jib and operation of the crane.
• Day to Day maintenance of the crane.
• CPCS theory and practical tests – certification for successful candidates.

For the first available course in Crayford, Kent or for additional information please contact: mark@bronzeshield.com .
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