Loading Shovel

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to: 

  • Carry out pre-start inspection.
  • Operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine service.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers manual and instructions and accepted good practice.

The course will include:

  • Introduction to machine
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Pre-start inspections/maintenance
  • General driving (including inclines)
  • Vehicle loading
  • Use of 4 in 1 bucket (if applicable)¬†Controls and instruments
  • Excavating from bank/stockpile
  • Daily and routine maintenance
  • Cleaning of working area
  • Levelling and reinstatement
  • Stockpiling and forming
  • Theory and Practical Tests

All candidates will complete the NPORS assessment and on successful completion will be issued with an NPORS Operators Card.


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