Operating Safety Course
360º Excavator (Wheeled & Tracked Mini)
5day course for £800 per candidate
(Novice)

This course is undertaken at our site in Leicester.
(Maximum instructor ratio of 3:1:1)

   

The aim of the course is to provide training and knowledge in the safe and efficient operation of tracked excavators (360 degree) up to 5 tonnes
This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions.


PROGRAMME
The course is spent developing skills and knowledge associated with this type of machine.
Topics covered include:-

 

 

Theory
Statutory Requirements Site Safety Awareness Operating Safety Code
Site Travelling Procedures
Video Plant Safety 2
Multi Choice Theory Test

Practical
Introduction to the Machine
Control Familiarisation
Pre-Start Checks & Basic Maintenance Procedures
Basic Driving Procedures & Practice Use of Hydraulic Controls
Parking at End of Shift Procedures
Site Travelling Procedures
Practice Excavating & Digging Procedures
Practice Trenching Procedures
Practice Backfilling Procedures
Practice Site Levelling & Ground Consolidation Procedures
Practice Practical Skills Tests

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
1. Notebook and pen
2. Appropriate safety wear.
All other materials are provided on the course

This course is undertaken to the ITSSAR training standard.

Day 1
Period 1: Introduction: Aims & Objectives
Period 2: Operating Safety Rules
Period 3: Factors affecting Mobility & Stability
Period 4: Operator Pre-shift Checks
Period 5: Driving Controls & Equipment
Period 6, 7 & 8: Driving Controls Forward &
Reverse in confined areas & over uneven ground
Period 9: Refuelling Procedures & parking

Day 2
Period 1: Pre-shift Checks Revision
Period 2: Use of Shovel & Attachments
Period 3: Dozing & Grabbing
Period 4 & 5: Stockpiling
Period 6, 7 & 8: Excavation
Period 9: Refuelling Procedures & parking

Day 3
Period 1: Pre-shift Checks Revision
Period 2: Stockpiling
Period 3, 4 & 5: Excavation
Period 6, 7 & 8: Excavation
Period 9: Refuelling Procedures & parking

Day 4
Period 1: Pre-shift Checks Revision
Period 2: Digging & Loading
Period 3: Dozing & grabbing
Period 4 & 5: Stockpiling
Period 6, 7 & 8: Trenching
Period 9: Refuelling Procedures & parking

Day 5
Period 1: Pre-shift Checks Revision
Period 2: Trenching
Period 3: Trenching
Period 4 & 5: Driving control assessment. Practical operating skills test
Period 6, 7 & 8: Driving control assessment. Practical operating Skills & Theory Test
Period 9: Summary & Close

(This is a guide only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certification & Testing
At the end of this course the standard ITSSAR practical and theoretical test where possible will be conducted for the Dumper. This is the current recognised and recommended standards practical operators test. Operators are issued with an encapsulated wallet and full sized certificate. Companies are issued with an A4 sized certificate, the trainees original practical and theoretical test marking sheet, course record and written trainee report where appropriate, as proof of training.

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All training provided is accredited to
Standards
Category 3 Accredited Training Centre