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180 Excavator Novice

The course will teach delegates how to operate the excavator safely and also how to carry out various safety checks and procedures on the machine. It also teaches you how to understand the capabilities, functions and constraints of each machine. How to understand the instructions implemented by level pegs and profiles and also how to work to levels with the aid of laser equipment

Course Duration: 5 Days

Contents:

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the 180 excavator will be able to:
  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre – use checks.
  • Configure and ready for site and highway travel.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces.
  • Maneuver in confined spaces.
  • Configure and set – up for excavating duties.
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of grounds.
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level ground materials.
  • Attach and remove buckets.
  • Lift, move and place basic slung loads with the rear boom.
  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

This course is for novices with no experience all the way up to experienced workers
On successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with an accredited certificate.

Trainee Requirements:

Candidates are required to bring their PPE
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Boots
  • High Visible Vests
No previous experience is required in order to take this training course.

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