Forward Tipping Dumper

Forward Tipping Dumper

Course Info

Course Duration: 1-4 days
Attendees: 1-4
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

Anyone currently or intending to operate a Forward Tipping Dumper under CPCS, NPORS or In House certification


CPCS Trained Operator Card (Red)
CPCS Competent Operator Card (if S/NVQ has been completed & HS&E OP’s test passed) (Blue)
NPORS CSCS affiliated Card (Red)
NPORS Traditional Card
Advance Training Certificate

Refresher Period

Dependent on certificate.card route chosen

Recommended Progression

S/NVQ is required to progress CPCS & NPORS Trained Operator (Red) Cards to the Competent Operator (Blue) Cards. Call for further information.

Course Aims

To provide delegates with the training to confirm their understanding of safe and correct operation of the Forward Tipping Dumper.

Course Summary

• Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
• Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
• Conform with manufacturer's requirements as per the operator's handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation.
• Undertake all pre-use checks.
• Configure and ready for travel (site and highway).
• Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces - loaded and unloaded.
• Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads.
• Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area.
• Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
• Position to receive loads.
• Comply with loading procedures.
• Ensure load integrity and security.
• Transfer loads to different locations.
• Discharge loads into trenches and over edges.
• Maintain safe and tidy working areas.
• Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
• Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

Available Dates

  1. Mon, 17th Jun 2024 at 8:30am
    4 Day Novice
  2. Mon, 19th Aug 2024 at 8:30am
    4 Day Novice
  3. Mon, 21st Oct 2024 at 8:30am
    4 Day Novice
  4. Mon, 2nd Dec 2024 at 8:30am
    4 Day Novice


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS