CPCS A09 Forward Tipping Dumper (A: Wheeled) - Experienced: 2 Days

A typical novice A09 CPCS dumper course would include both theoretical and practical training designed to ensure operators carry out safe operation of the plant machinery at all times.

The CPCS technical test at the end of the course includes a theory and practical test

  • This CPCS course includes the following elements:
  • Developing skills and knowledge associated with the dumper, including how diesel engines work and how the machine operates
  • Site safety awareness
  • Operating safety code and precautions
  • Control familiarisation
  • Pre-start checks and refueling – this will include preparing the machine to travel on public roads
  • Operating practices, both laden and unladen
  • Loading and unloading practices


The CPCS Dumper Course is aimed at operators of forward tipping dumpers. The course covers both the theoretical and practical elements of the dumper, with a view to passing the CPCS technical test.

Whilst both novice and experienced workers are eligible for this course, we would recommend that those who have previous experience, typically 2 or more years’ constant and recent experience, apply for an Experienced Worker CPCS course. All delegates must have passed the CITB health, safety and environment test no more than two years before the course start date.

Successful candidates will receive the CPCS Red Card (Trained Operator), which is valid for 2 years.

Please note that for all CPCS tests, candidates must have successfully completed the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test for Operatives within the past two years.