A66 CPCS Compact / Mini Crane Test

A66 Compact Crane Test Duration

1 Day A66 Compact Crane Test for experienced plant operators.

Training days may be required prior to the CPCS Test to get candidates to the standard required to be successful in the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.


Available from our training centres (Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Banbury, London, Ashbourne, Limerick).

On-site training on your premises is also available anywhere in the UK and Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a compact crane is needed for the practical. A copy of the current 12 monthly Certificate of Thorough Examination for each Compact Crane is required.

A66 Compact Crane Certification

On successful completion of the A66 Compact Crane course and assessments, candidates will receive a CPCS Red Operator card.

A66 Compact Crane Course Description

  • Induction
  • Safety awareness for A66 Compact Cranes
  • A66 Compact Cranes safety devices
  • Identifying overhead hazards
  • Observing ground conditions
  • Preparing the A66 Compact Crane for movement
  • Manouvering the A66 Compact Crane
  • A66 Compact Crane setup
  • Safe working loads
  • Operating with and without loads 
  • Park and secure A66 Compact Crane
  • Theory assessment
  • Practical assessment

Trainee Requirements

Trainees must be at least 18 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.  

PPE Requirements

Trainees must bring their own PPE to the A66 Compact Crane training course and Tests. Safety footwear, Hard hat, Hi-visibility vest. 

Who Should Attend?

This A66 Compact Crane test and training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to operate A66 Compact Cranes on construction sites.

Course Objectives

To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate A66 Compact Cranes safely and to be successful in the CPCS A66 Theory and Practical Tests.

Training Methods

Presentation with slides, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?

All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of A66 Compact Cranes.

Duration: 1 day

Certification: CPCS Red Operator Card

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