Dump Truck Training

Objectives:

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the truck for site and road travel.
  • Travel the truck over differing types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground, in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Position the dump truck to receive loads.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards.
  • Comply with loading procedures.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Discharge loads into trenches or over edges.
  • Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.
dump truck
dump truck

Objectives:

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the dump truck for site and road travel.
  • Travel the dump truck over differing types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground, in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines in a loaded and unloaded state.
dump truck
dump truck
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Position the dump truck to receive loads.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards.
  • Comply with loading procedures.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Discharge loads into trenches or over edges.
  • Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.