360 Excavator Course3 to 5 Tonnes

Course Introduction

With this course, you can rest assured that your staff possess the theoretical knowledge and have had the practical training to safely operate a tracked 360 excavator carrying between three and five tonnes. The course meets the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, as well as other approved codes of practice and relevant statutory provisions.

Course Content

Construction Equipment - 360 Mini - 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 Mini - Course Duration

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

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

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

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

Using Mini 360 Excavators Safely

Suitable for all types of 360 excavators, our training services are tailored to your requirements.