NVQ A59 Excavator 360
Duration 1 day
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Course Content

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with a 360 excavator will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator. 
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology. 
  • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation. 
  • Undertake all pre-use checks. 
  • Configure and ready for travel (site and highway – where applicable). 
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces. 
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces. 
  • Configure and set for excavating duties. 
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services. 
  • Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground. 
  • Grade, spread and level ground and materials. 
  • Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers. 
  • Attach and remove buckets. 
  • Lift, move and place basic slung loads. 
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures. 
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

Course Aims

Total Constuction Training offers a one day assessment at our Centre for experienced candidates in order to quickly gain your competent workers card.

Course Requirement

All visitors must report to reception on arrival and follow site safety rules at all times.

There are no catering facilities on site, so delegates need to provide their own lunch. There are tea and coffee facilities available.

Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

The assessment may be recorded digitally by the tester to ensure adherence with the NVQ Standards. 

Examination Board

Total Construction Training's NVQs are accredited by CSkills, the awarding body arm of the CITB.

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