180° Excavator Training

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 – 7 days dependant on experience

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Our course is for anyone who uses or will be using a 180° excavator in either land-based industries or the construction industry and requires a recognised qualification in any of the 4 awarding bodies we work with


This can be delivered as an assessment, refresher or novice course level and in machines above or below 5 tonnes.


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


Course Content

• Operators duties, responsibilities and general machine safety, the application of MindSafety
• 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

Training can also be delivered under the following accreditations
  • CPCS