Accredited by CITB/CPCS

Incidents on construction sites with plant machinery are happening more than ever, this is down to a lack of adequate training or not having an onsite lant Vehicle Marshall. Every site requires there to be a qualified Plant Marshall, someone who is trained to direct moving plant.

New research by IOSH found that in 2020 alone there were 11,880 injuries causes by plant machines. Our training provision can offer an in depth training course to ensure accidents do not occur

Our comprehensive training programme is focused on reducing the risks of utility strikes in the construction and infrastructure industry. Our experienced team of trainers can support any candidate, regardless of their experience, to fully understand how to direct large plant and also identify any associated risks, whilst developing a good understanding of the latest health, safety and environmental legislations.

Using a blended approach of onsite practical learning and theory in a classroom environment, our courses place a strong emphasis on safety to ensure candidates develop the right skills to keep everyone safe from the risks involved when working around plant machinery.

This course can be delivered at the academy or on site if conditions are suitable.

Course Outline

This course has been designed to cover the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Plant types, limitations, hazards and stability factors
  • Work management traffic plan
  • Proximity hazards
  • Safe positioning
  • Communication methods
  • Preparing for movement
  • Guidance of plant and vehicle movement

On Completion

Upon successful completion and achievement of this course, learners will be awarded CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test CITB National Construction College e-certificate available on request.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for both new entrants and existing construction workers who deal with the movement of large vehicles and plant on construction sites.

All attendees are required to provide photographic identification prior to attending the course.

Course Duration

The minimum guided learning hours for a CPCS Plant and Vehicle Marshaller A73 is 3 days.