3 Day Course

14th – 15th January 2018


This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a forward tipping dumper


Course content

Operate the machine to a minimum standard
Fit and operate ancillary equipment
Site the machine safely and efficiently
Know which minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures are necessary, and be able to carry them out
Prepare the machine for travelling on the public highway
Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
Apply all necessary safety precautions
Understand how diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate.



Teaching and assessment

2 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises

1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests

Qualifications you get

CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.


Bespoke courses available for semi experienced operators


Call the office for more information or to book!


01948 841801

Upcoming Courses

14/01/19 - A31 Ride on Roller

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14/01/19 - A09 Forward Tipping Dumper

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21/01/19 - CPCS A17 Telescopic Handler

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What our clients say

I would like to thank the team at Hawk for their professionalism in the way their carried out their jobs. It was a pleasure to train with Hawk after a previous seriously bad experience I had with another company. George was an absolute delight in his approach to the training which help me overcome my concerns. He basically had to rebuild my confidence as a plant operator fortunately for me I passed, however with George I would have still been fine if the outcome had have been different. I can see though the team that Hawk have why the company would be successful.

Andrew Davies

Roof & Drives Ltd

Safety and Training Ltd have supported McPhillips ( Wellington ) Ltd for more than ten years, delivering an excellent professional service, training to the very highest of standards. I am sure our partnership will continue for many years to come

Stuart Bishop

SHEQ Manager, McPhillips Ltd

We have been using Hawk for a some years now. Mainly on the Safety and Training side of the business and on the odd occasion we have hired machinery. We have found Hawk very professional and the service very good. We have found the training instructors to be excellent and explain all points of training very well

Timothy Berry

Health and Safety Manager, P.G Skips


Very pleased with the successful training of 10 delegates in August. Excellent courses with a professional service every time

Rhianne Murphy

HR Manager, Built Offsite

I found the test very relaxed, and the tester made all instructions clear to follow. I would recommend any of the workers to come here for their training

David Rhys Jones