Excavator Novice Operator 360 ITSSAR


  • A 5 day course for delegates with little or no operative skills/experience.
  • ITSSAR Accredited delivered at clients site using clients equipment
  • Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the “house”.


  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974,
  • PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling of 360 Excavator
  • Pre-use checks and Maintenance
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the 360 Excavator
  • Manoeuvring the 360 Excavator in open and confined areas
  • Excavating deep and shallow
  • Trenching, back-filling and levelling
  • Mound work

Course assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

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Contact Graham on 01243 216278 or email courses@growtrain.co.uk to book this course
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