Loading Shovel (Training and Assessment) 3 Days

Course Content

This course covers:

  • Health and Safety
  • Safe Operations
  • Controls
  • Pre-start & Operational Checks
  • Machine Configuration
  • Operating Hazards
  • Starting, Driving and Parking
  • Rough Terrain and Restricted Spaces
  • Travelling on a Public Highway
  • Safe Operating, Loading & Unloading
  • Working with, sorting and placing different materials
  • Hazard Identification
  • Attachments
  • Loading to a trailer
  • Load restraint
  • Unloading a loading shovel from a trailer

Entry Requirements

This is the three-day version of the course which is aimed at individuals who have experience or are frequent operators. Please contact us to discuss if your level of experience varies from this.

Candidates are required to bring their own PPE – boots, coveralls, gloves, hard hat, ear defenders, hi-viz jacket or vest. We provide the mini-digger / excavator.

Method of Assessment

  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment
Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    21 Nov 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    1 Week

  • Subject Area

    Animals, Land & Environment

  • Course Fee


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