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Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a 180 degree Excavator (below 5 tonnes) and to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components of the 180 degree Excavator, and the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform to manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, as well as relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and ready for site and highway travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set-up for excavating duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials
  • Attach and remove buckets
  • Lift, move and place basic slung loads with the rear boom
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

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