This course is for people with no experience of using mini excavators. It's also suitable for people with experience, but need a formal qualification.
The aim of this course is to equip candidates with the skills and knowledges they need to operate a Mini Excavator.
Operate the Mini Excavator safely and effectively on different sites.
Recognise and avoid potential dangers.
Carry out minor adjustments and plant servicing when required.
Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of a Mini Excavator.
Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment.
Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards
Teaching and Assessment
The course is taught over a 6 day period through classroom lessons and practical exercises, followed by a 1 day assessment
Various cards available please call for details
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.