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Excavator 180° – 360° Operator Course                   (Tracked or Wheeled/Above & Below 10 Tonnes)

Course Summary

Learn how to safely and effectively operate a Excavator 180° or  360° in 3-5 days.

On completion of the course, you will be familiar with the basic skill requirements and job safety knowledge required for safe and effective operation of Excavator 180° or  360°.  The course includes machine familiarisation, controls, daily checks, refuelling and battery procedures, steering, load weight assessment and handling, awkward loads and much more.

Course Objectives

To teach the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to operators of the Excavator 180° or  360°. This course is for delegates with less than 6 months or no previous operating experience. At the course end successful candidates should be able to operate the machine both safely and efficiently.


  • Introduction to the course
  • Current Legislation, including:
  • Introduction & Aims
  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Operational Safety Code
  • Current Legislation, including:
  • Health & Safety at Work Act Etc. 1974
  • LOLER 1998
  • PUWER 1998ts of a Excavator 180° or  360°
  • Attachments for a Excavator 180° or  360°
  • Vehicle Stability & the purpose of safe load indicators
  • Correct loading and off loading of vehicles


  • Daily Pre-Operative Checks and Maintenance
  • Use of all controls
  • Refuelling / Recharging
  • Simple Manoeuvring
  • Advanced Manoeuvring
  • Safe Working Loads, including identifying various types of loads
  • Risk Assessment
  • Practical Test of Competence

Course Duration: 3-5 Days

As a result of successful completion of the training & tests delegates will receive full certification.

Maximum Number of Delegates: 3 per Instructor

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