Excavator 180 training – Excavator 180 above and below 5t

Below 5t – A10 Above 5t – A12

Course duration – Novice 10 days max – Experienced worker 1 day

Maximum number of operatives – Novice 4 – Experienced workers 2 x (CPCS) 3 x (NPORS)

Objectives:

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the excavator for site and road travel.
  • Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction.
  • Set the machine to travel with a pole and set up to place a pole.
  • Pick up a suitable pole and place in travel position.
  • Use rotoclaw attachment to excavate a pole hole.
  • Set up Machine and using rotoclaw attachment pick up and erect the pole into position.
  • Backfill excavation around the newly placed pole.
  • Place the excavator in an out-of-service condition
NW Image1
NW Image 2

Excavator 180 training – Excavator 180 above and below 5t

Below 5t – A10 Above 5t – A12

Course duration – Novice 10 days max – Experienced worker 1 day

Maximum number of operatives – Novice 4 – Experienced workers 2 x (CPCS) 3 x (NPORS)

Objectives:

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the excavator for site and road travel.
  • Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction.
  • Set the machine to travel with a pole and set up to place a pole.
  • Pick up a suitable pole and place in travel position.
  • Use rotoclaw attachment to excavate a pole hole.
  • Set up Machine and using rotoclaw attachment pick up and erect the pole into position.
  • Backfill excavation around the newly placed pole.
  • Place the excavator in an out-of-service condition
NW Image1
NW Image 2