360 Excavator Course – More Than 10 Tonnes

Course Introduction

Make sure that your staff can safely and efficiently operate tracked 360 excavators carrying more than 10 tonnes with this course. Delegates are provided with practical training on using the excavator as well as being given theoretical knowledge of safe operation. The course meets the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 as well as other relevant statutory provisions and approved codes of practice.

Course Content

Construction Equipment - 360 Excavator - Course Content

  • Control Familiarisation

  • Pre-Start Checks and Basic Maintenance Procedures

  • Basic Driving Procedures and Practice

  • Use of Hydraulic Controls

  • Parking the Excavator and Road and Site Travelling

  • Excavating and Digging Procedures

  • Trenching and Back-Filling Procedures

  • Site Levelling and Ground Consolidation

  • Theory and Practical Tests

Please be aware that, to complete the practical sections of the course, you will need a suitable area to dig trenches. This will leave the ground disturbed.

Course Duration

The course is available in three different varieties, all of which run for different periods of time. They are:

Construction Equipment - 360 Excavator - Course Duration

  • Novice Course: Runs for five days and hosts three delegates.

  • Existing Operators Course: Lasts for two days and accommodates four operators.

  • Refresher Course: Takes place over one day and caters for up to three certified operators.

Please note that, for all refresher or reregistration courses, proof of prior training must be provided.

Covering All 360 Excavator Training

Whether you’re a novice or an existing 360 operator, our training services are ideal for your needs.