NPORS Excavator 360 (N202)

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of excavator training required for those with limited or no ... Show more
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Keith Rea
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This 360 Excavator course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a 360 degree excavator.

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of excavator training required for those with limited or no experience, whereas experienced operators can attend a one day Experienced Worker Assessment (Test Only).

NPORS Excavator 360 (N202) Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Gaining a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Learning a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used.
  • Being able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Being able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions.
  • Identifying and maintaining PPE appropriate for Excavator use.
  • Conducting all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Safely mounting and dismounting the machine.
  • Starting and stopping the engine and safely moving the machine off and stopping it safely.
  • Configuring the machine for travel and manoeuvring it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas.
  • Conducting all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Manoeuvring the machine to the work area and correctly configuring in readiness to carry out excavating tasks.
  • Carrying out excavating tasks
  • Loading material onto transporting vehicles or into containers.
  • Reinstating excavation, grade and level ground
  • Fitting and removing attachments.
  • Carrying out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Entry Requirements

For learners applying for the NPORS CSCS Card, or for those requiring the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.