Excavator Training – Excavator 360 above and below 10t

Below 10t – A58 tracked (A) wheeled (B) Above 10t – A59 tracked (A) wheeled (B)

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, 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.
  • Configure the excavator for site travel.
  • Travel the machine over varying types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre the excavator in confined areas.
  • Set the machine to excavate.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards.
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types.
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles/hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain.
  • Remove and re-attach buckets.
  • Carry out a basic lifting exercise
  • Place the machine in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

 

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Below 10t – A58 tracked (A) wheeled (B) Above 10t – A59 tracked (A) wheeled (B)

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, 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.
  • Configure the excavator for site travel.
  • Travel the machine over varying types of terrain, including rough, undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre the excavator in confined areas.
  • Set the machine to excavate.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards.
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types.
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles/hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain.
  • Remove and re-attach buckets.
  • Carry out a basic lifting exercise
  • Place the machine in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.
Excavator Training
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