N123

Excavator 360

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N123

Excavator 360

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Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Mini Excavator use.
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine.
  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out excavating tasks.
  • Carry out excavating tasks.
  • Load material onto transporting vehicles or into containers.
  • Reinstate excavation, grade and level ground.
  • Fit and remove attachments.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Course Duration

Novice
10 Days
3 Candidates

Refresher
1 Day
3 Candidates

Experienced Worker Assessments
1 Day
4 Candidates