180 or 360 Excavator (Lantra Awards)

About the Course

Our experienced instructor can offer training on the following machine types:

  • 180° below 5 tonnes
  • 180° above 5 tonnes
  • 360° below 10 tonnes (tracked)
  • 360° below 10 tonnes (wheeled)
  • 360° above 10 tonnes (tracked)
  • 360° above 10 tonnes (wheeled)
This three day integrated training and assessment programme is aimed at anyone wishing to use an excavator. Some topics covered include:

  • Identify and comply with manufacturer's instructions in accordance with the operator's handbook.
  • Carry out pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the excavator for site travel.
  • Travel the machine over varying types of terrain including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre the excavator in confined areas.
  • Set the machine to excavate.
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types.
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles/hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain.
  • Remove and re-attach buckets.
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

Entry Requirements

We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore participants will not be allowed to start the course without wearing steel toe capped boots or shoes, gloves and suitable protective clothing which provides full cover for arms and legs. We strongly recommend also wearing a high visibility vest.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Training will take place at customers location using their own machine.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:2

Course Dates

Course dates are not currently available. Please email us to register your interest and we will contact you when dates have been arranged.