A12 EXCAVATOR 180° (ABOVE 5 TONNES)

Price: £POA

Aim of the course

This course aims to provide thorough practical and theory plant training to give members the experience they need to operate a 180 degree Excavator. Our CPCS 180 Excavator training enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course content

  • Operating the machinery to a minimum standard
  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment
  • Siting the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway
  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
  • How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate
  • How to interpret the information provided by level pegs, profiles and so on
  • What routine adjustments and plant servicing procedures are necessary, and how to carry them out

Who should attend

The A12 Excavator course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a 180 degree excavator above 5 Tonne. 

Course Overview

  • Operate the 180° wheeled excavator
  • safely and productively
  • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Prepare the machine for travelling on the public highway
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
  • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures, and carry them out
  • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment.

Duration

2 Day Course (1 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

3 Day Course (2 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

4 Day Course (3 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

Location

On Site – Apple Construction Training Centre

Entry Requirements

To be able to enter and complete this course  you must have the following contents with you.

  • NI Number
  • Existing CSCS Card Number
  • Valid ID
  • In-date CITB HS&E Touch Screen Test*
  • Understanding to be able to read, write and speak English to a good level

*Delegates MUST have in-date CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test which has been completed within two years of the course examination date. 

Testing

Mixture of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by one day assessment – CPCS technical tests.

Qualification

Successful candidate will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests. The card is valid for two years and for the availability to upgrade to Blue CPCS Card upon the completion of an NVQ Level 2 within the two years.

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