A74 Piling Rig Attendant

Course Length

1 Day (Test only)


CPCS Card (Red)

Course Summary

This test is designed for candidates who have had at least 300 hours experience working alongside a fully competent piling rig operator under close supervision to be familiarised with the operating procedures and duties of a piling rig attendant.

Course Details

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components of relevant piling rig plant and equipment, the basic construction, and piling sector terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements equipment and components, industry and company standards
  • Undertake all pre-use checks of associated/ancillary equipment
  • Explain the purpose and requirements of working platform certificates
  • Outline their role in setting up and rigging piling rigs and ancillary equipment in readiness for work
  • Explain the procedures and precautions to be taken when guiding rigs to and from the worksite
  • Explain requirements if rigs are being manoeuvred in areas of limited or restricted space
  • Guide a piling rig to a given location including through areas of limited or restricted space
  • Set a communication system, and provide and receive signals and instructions to/from the operator and others
  • Ensure piles are accurately installed to specification
  • Comply with and provide signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations including exclusion zones
  • Explain requirements and limitations of lifting operations with piling rig
  • Outline their role for de-rigging procedures following completion of operations

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