Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for soil stabilising or spreading duties (Endorsement C only)
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Explain differing methods of loading hoppers

Working Tasks

  • Spread and/or incorporate a range of given materials to given specifications
  • Ensure total incorporation and/or spread over a given area
  • Explain the principles of soil stabilisation and the requirements and techniques for differing types of soil

Completing Work

  • Clear the mixing chamber/area and/or spreading box clear of loose material
  • Carry out post-operation maintenance procedures

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting