360° 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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Price: £0.00 + VAT
Duration: 1-7 Days dependant on experience
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The training course is designed for any operative looking to be certificated for the operation of a 360° Excavator.


To impart the skills and knowledge necessary to enable operators to use a 360° Excavator safely and efficiently in the normal course of their work. The training is offered at assessment, refresher or novice level and under 4 awarding bodies. Grants are available under the CITB scheme for those paying levy.


Course content

• Operators duties, responsibilities and general machine safety
• Understand the dangers from underground and overhead services
• Identification of component parts and Pre-start safety checks
• Basic daily excavator maintenance
• Handling of fuels oils and chemicals associated to excava-tor maintenance
• Machine controls and function
• General machine controls and safety devices
• Site the machine safely and efficiently in relation to the task being undertaken.
• Excavation exercises to include deep and shallow trench working
• Understand site marking, levelling and lining
• Backfill and compaction methods with 360° Excavator
• Clearly understand the causes on instability of machine and loads.
• Operate and travel machine safely on inclines
• Operate machine safely and efficiently during normal oper-ations
• Bucket changing procedures.
• Shut Down and Park machine safely
• Prepare machine for travel on/off transporter

Training can also be delivered under the following accreditations
  • CPCS