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360 Excavator Course – Three to Five Tonnes

With this course, you can rest assured that your staff possess the theoretical knowledge and have had the practical training to safely and efficiently 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

  • 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 Leveling 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

This course is delivered in three separate varieties: the novice course, the existing operators course, and the refresher course. The novice course hosts three people and runs for five days, while the existing operators course lasts for two days and caters for four operators. The refresher course accommodates up to three certified operators and takes place over the course of one day.

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

Contact us now for more information about our training courses for the safe operation of 360 excavators carrying between three and five tonnes.