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Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant 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 how to use the attached remote control.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate to the screener.
  • Safely mount and dismount the screener.
  • Start and stop the engine, belts, feeder, and screens safely.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Explain different types of screeners, their advantages and dis-advantages of using, how they segregate the desired material.
  • Communicate with loading operator establishing agreed signs, desired product size and production speed.
  • Carry out an emergency stop / safety precautions.
  • Carry out screening tasks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for screener transportation.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Course Duration

3 Days
3 Candidates

1 Day
3 Candidates

Experienced Worker Assessments
1 Day
6 Candidates