5 Day course

25th – 29th June

£1,900 + VAT

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a wheeled loading shovel.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end

Course content

Undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount
Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards
Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for site and road travel
Place the machine in an out of service condition
Carry out excavations from an embankment of different materials and form stockpiles and ramps
Ensure load integrity and security
Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation.


Teaching and assessment

4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests



Call the office for more information or to book!

01948 841801

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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