KH Plant Training Ltd

KH Plant Training

Forward-Tipping Dumper


This course is aimed at candidates who require a formal qualification for operating a forward tipping dumper to provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work effectively and safely when using the fall arrest harness to the CPCS standard.


Course content enables candidates to gain skills and knowledge of:

  • A basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for forward tipping dumper use
  • Prepare the forward tipping dumper for use and operate safely and efficiently
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Attach and set trailers, ready for operation
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures


CPCS Assessment is carried out in the form of both practical and theory tests


Taught by experts with extensive experience in this field, our courses are designed to be enjoyable whilst ensuring that candidates acquire the knowledge and skills required in order to pass the CPCS assessment. Upon successful completion of the course candidates will gain a CPCS Red Trained Operators Card.

Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

Candidates must have passed a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test within the previous two years prior to attending this course.  If there are sufficient candidates we can offer this in combination with the dump-truck training course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this further and one of our team can assist you.