Plant Machinery Training

Our plant machinery training offers a range of courses that can be delivered on our site, based in the North East, or at a specified site anywhere across the UK.

With a wide range of courses on offer our customers benefit from dealing only with us for their training needs, rather than having to source multiple providers.

We deliver plant machinery training to large organisations through to sole traders demonstrating our ability to meet the needs of any business whatever their size.

Expedient instructors come from an operational, as well as a training background, and are experienced in all aspects of plant operations, with specialisms including:

  • Cranes operators or instructors, all types
  • Appointed Person Crane Operations
  • Dumpers
  • Excavators
  • Fork Lift Trucks
  • MEWPs
  • Telescopic Handlers
  • Lorry Loaders
  • Slinger Signaller

Contact our team on 0191 489 0212 to find out more or feel free to browse our plant machinery courses on the right.


CPCS is a certification mark of the Construction Industry Training Board, known as CITB

CPCS A58A 360 Below 10 Tonne Tracked Training Including Theory and Practical Tests


This course is designed to give candidates the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enable them to pass their CPCS A58A Theory and Practical Tests which are conducted on this course.


2 days (8 hours per day).

Maximum Number

Suitable For

Any experienced workers with machine experience who require a red CPCS card for A58A Excavator 360 below 10 tonnes.


You must hold a Health and Safety Environment Test. This must have been passed within the last 2 years.

You must also be physically and mentally capable of undertaking the tasks you are required to carry out.


To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • The nature of the industry and their role and responsibility as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and set for site travel.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces.
  • Manoeuver in confined spaces.
  • Configure and set up for excavating duties.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground.
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials.
  • Attached and remove buckets.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine. Transportation.

And to pass your A58A CPCS Theory and Practical tests.

Teaching Methods

Theoretical training and test. Practical training and test.

Accreditation Options


On successful completion of the Theory and Practical tests, candidates will receive a red A58A CPCS card.

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Course Dates
  • 15th Apr, 2019
  • FAIB
  • NOCN