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Please note: If your delegates' first language is not English, kindly notify us at the time of booking and provide information about their English proficiency level.

Course Content

Our A78 Vacuum Excavator is suitable for operators of all skillsets, experienced or not. The course is delivered in line with CPCS learning outcomes and is based on a mix of both theory and practical tuition to give delegates sound underpinning knowledge of best practice and safe operation. Those that have experience and meet relevant profile criteria can undertake an EWT Experienced Worker Test in 1 day in order to obtain an industry recognised card.

Anyone needing to upgrade from a Red Trained Operator to a Blue Competent Operator card needs to undertake an NVQ, we deliver NVQ’s nationally at the convenience of site and the learner – for further information Click Here.

Our A78 Vacuum Excavator Training Course covers the below content:

  • Introduction to the item of plant, the relevant controls and required PPE, along with safe mounting/dismounting practices
  • Pre-start and running checks and explaining the major components of the machine, their features, benefits and associated risks
  • General responsibilities of the operator, referring to the manufactures handbook for the specific item of plant being used
  • Operating procedures in line with industry best practice and NPORS guidelines
  • Safe parking and shut down procedures

Any candidates should have a good understanding of English.

Certificates

Successful candidates will obtain a CPCS card on completion, there are different options available dependent on prior experience/qualifications of those attending;

  • CPCS Red Trained Operator card (2 years) – this card is issued on completion of training and/or the NPORS test, and is available for anyone who has a valid HS&E Health Safety & Environment test.
  • CPCS Blue Competent Operator card (5 years) – this card can be issued to any operator that has undertaken NPORS training/testing and also holds a relevant NVQ.

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Please note: All our courses are video recorded for training and quality standard purposes.

Please note: If your delegates' first language is not English, kindly notify us at the time of booking and provide information about their English proficiency level.