360 Mini Excavator Training Course- Experienced

360 Mini Excavator

Equipment: 360° Mini Excavator

Accrediting Body: ITSSAR

Level: Experienced - Designed for the Operator who has had extensive practical experience, (longer than 12 months), but has had no formal training and does not hold a licence.

Location: Leicester Training Facility / On Site

Course Duration: 3 Day(s)

Max Ratio 3 trainees per course

Cost: Experienced course £600 + VAT

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Course Aim

The aim of the course is provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate an excavator for general purpose applications. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) and PUWER (1998); LOLER (1998) and (HSG 136) Workplace Transport Safety
  • Safe operator practices (Company Mobile Plant Rules if on customer premises), including evasive action/roll-over measures
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components
  • Daily inspections and fault recording
  • Start-up procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls/introduction to all controls and gauges
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces
  • Travelling over different types of terrain including inclines
  • Excavation principles
  • Working on stock-piles/side-casting/forming edge protection/forming ramps and work platforms
  • Loading hoppers
  • Loading production machinery/transport vehicles
  • Trenching principles/reinstatement/working with a banksman/weather conditions
  • General levelling and grading

Course Requirements

All other materials are provided on the course.