360 Excavator Training
Excavators (Hydraulic Excavators) are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, dipper (or stick), bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the “house”. Sat atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels.
They come in a wide variety of sizes. The smaller mini digger can weighs as little as 930 kg; with the largest model weighing in excess of 979,990 kg, with a bucket as large as 52.0 m³.
|Not Listed – Wheeled & Tracked available|
- Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
- Operators Safety code
- Re-fuelling of 360 Excavator
- Pre-use checks and Maintenance
- Factors affecting stability
- Motive and hydraulic controls of the 360 Excavator
- Manoeuvring the 360 Excavator in open and confined areas
- Excavating deep and shallow
- Trenching, back-filling and levelling
- Mound work
- Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
- Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course
- ITSSAR accredited certificate
- TOPS (Trained Operator Passport Scheme) registration
|Novice||3 – 5 days||max 3|
|Experienced Operator||2 – 3 days||max 3|
|Safety Refresher||1 day||max 3|
|Conversion||2 days||max 3|
|Familiarisation||0.5 day||max 3|