Monday - Friday / 8-4.30pm

This course is designed to give delegates the competency to operate a Wheeled Loading Shovel.

Its designed for those with experience that wish to obtain a formal qualification or those with no experience.

Course Content

  • Undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other potential hazards.
  • Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for travel on site and public highways.
  • Extract different materials from stockpiles and ramps.
  • Form stockpiles and construct ramps.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.

Teaching and Assessment

  • The course is ran over 4 day, made up of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by a 1 day assessment
  • Various cards available, including in-house, please call for details!

Entry Requirements

  • For CPCS Testing, the CITB Health, safety and environment test must have been passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English