360 Excavators

Who is the course for?

Anyone who uses or will be using a tracked or wheeled excavators in the land-based industries or construction industry. The courses information displayed here applies to the following types:

  • 180° Excavator above 5 tonnes
  • 180° Excavator below 5 tonnes
  • 360° Excavator above 10 tonnes
  • 360° Excavator below 10 tonnes

Course Content
Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation (PUWER. LOLER).
Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
Set the excavator for site and road travel.
Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction.
Set the machine to excavate.
Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types.
Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles / hoppers.
Grade, spread and level differing types of materials (excavators over 5 tonnes – using a multi-purpose front bucket).
Remove and re-attach buckets
Place the excavator in an out-of-service condition.
Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024
Email:  jill@middeenglandtraining.co.uk

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657
Email:  julie@middleenglandtraining.co.uk