180 excavator (above & below 5 tonnes)

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating the 180 Degree Backhoe Loader.

The Objectives of the Course:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Carry out a pre-shift inspection.
  • Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Be able to carry out minor adjustments and routine services.
  • Understand of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Current relevant regulations
  • Pre - shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Trenching, back-filling, etc
  • Excavating deep and shallow excavation
  • Use of the front loader
  • Explanation of attachments

Available on request

Dependant on experience/NOVICE 8 - 10 DAYS

Cost: POA


Entry Requirements:
CSCS Operative's level Health, Safety & Environment Test

What you need to bring:
Machine Hire (operators manual)