180 Degree Backhoe Loader – Novice

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Address:Lodgemore Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EQ

Duration:up to 7 days dependent on experience

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Price: £0.00 + VAT
Duration: up to 7 days dependent on experience
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This practical training course is designed for prospective 180˚ Backhoe loader operative, who is 18 years and over with little or no previous operating experience.


To train novice operators in the skills and knowledge required to operate180˚ Backhoe loader for their daily duties


On completion of this training course, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the safety duties, and operation 180˚ Backhoe loader in accordance with the manufacturers guide lines and accepted good practice.


  • Introduction, aim and objectives
  • Operators duties, responsibilities and general machine safety, the application of Mind Safety
  • Identification of component parts and Pre-shift inspection
  • Machine controls, function and safety locks
  • General machine operation and safety considerations
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently in relation to the task being undertaken.
  • Effective use of front shovel (4 in 1)
  • Loading of vehicles with front shovel
  • Excavation exercises to include deep and shallow trench working
  • Backfill and compaction methods with Backhoe Loader
  • Clearly understand the causes on instability of machine and loads.
  • Operate and travel machine safely on site
  • Operate machine safely and efficiently during normal operations
  • Ancillary attachments and bucket changing.
  • Shut Down and park machine safely