180 Excavator above and below 5 tonnes

Duration :

1 day (up to 5 for novices)

Maximum trainees per course :


Price :

Cost on application.

Inclusive of Lantra Awards Assessment

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation (PUWER. LOLER).
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the excavator for site and road travel.
  • Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction.
  • 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.
  • Remove and re-attach buckets.
  • Place the excavator in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.