A75 Conveying Pump

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 pump operator under close supervision to be familiarised with the operating procedures of the equipment

Course Details

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Confirm the position of the machine for pumping duties and identify hazards
  • Deploy the stabilisers to specification (where applicable)
  • Arrange and comply with communication procedures
  • Receive, store and prepare raw mix materials
  • Assess that the given mix is suitable for application and pump
  • Arrange, connect and secure all material hoses and discharge tripod (where needed)
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, relevant regulations and legislation
  • Mix, pump and control materials accurately to the desired location
  • Identify how blockages may occur and explain working practices for clearing blockages
  • Maintain safe system of work at all times
  • Explain the procedure for the disposal of excess material
  • Complete end-of-use cleaning procedures
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures

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