CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper Course

CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper Course


The CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper course uses simulated on-site conditions to provide candidates with the necessary skills, knowledge and accreditation to correctly operate an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper safely.

This CPCS course ensures that operatives are working in-line with the latest health and safety regulations and is accredited by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS).

Delegates are required to have a basic knowledge of current health & safety issues as well as a good understanding of written and spoken English. In order to successfully complete training, candidates MUST have a CITB Health, Safety & Environmental touch screen test which has been completed within 2 years of the course examination date.

The CPCS Red trained operator card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace.  PLEASE NOTE this card is non-renewable.


This CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper course aims to:

  • Teach candidates how to operate an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper for both productivity and safety, via a combination of practical exercises and classroom-based training.
  • Allow candidates to achieve a CPCS Red Operator Card, indicating core skills and understanding within the workplace.


This CPCS course will cover:

  • Operating an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper.
  • Employee and Employer's legal responsibilities
  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment.
  • Understanding and carrying out routine servicing procedures.
  • Preparing an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper for travel on a public highway.
  • Applying necessary safety precautions and procedures.
  • Understanding how different parts of the machine operate - including a diesel engine.
  • Completing equipment pre-start and running checks.
  • Operate an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper across rough ground or over a substantial incline (both loaded and unloaded).
  • Safely travel and carry within confined or limited spaces.
  • Move loads between locations.


The CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper training course involves both practical and theory tests for successful completion. This will enable candidates to attain a Red Trained Operators Card, which is valid for two years and available for upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card on completion of a Level 2 NVQ qualification.

 Assessment will take place across the following:

  • 2 days of practical training
  • 1 day of CPCS testing

Who Should Attend?

This CPCS course is suitable for novice operators who have never used an A09 Forward Tipping Dumper before and are looking to obtain the CPCS Red Card.


CPCS - Construction Plant Competence Scheme


In order to confirm your registration, you are required to provide the following information:

  • Existing CSCS Card Number
  • NI Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Home Address

Candidates MUST have an in-date CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test which has been completed within 2 years of the course examination date. A good understanding of written and spoken English is essential.

If you are unsure of the requirements for your course, please do contact us and we'll be happy to help.

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