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Eco Operator: Plant Machinery

Cost: Call for price 
Duration: 1 day
Locations: Nationwide
Dates: Contact us as below
Mandatory entry requirements: See below
Funding: See Grants and funding below

This 1 day course is for experienced operators looking for a formal qualification. 

You will discover how to save money on fuel bills by understanding and using the features of your plant, including operating a telescopic handler, 360° excavator, 180° excavator. 

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see below) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Course content

You will learn: 

  • How to conform to manufacturers requirements as per the operator’s handbook/manual, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • To name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology, sizes and types of machines, (where incorporated within novice full duration courses)
  • To undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount, according to manufacturer’s handbook/manual
  • Stability factors in unladen/laden condition
  • To be familiar with safety devices and applicable legislation
  • To prepare and operate machinery utilising all available eco mode devices and completing set tasks in the most productive manner
  • Awareness of on-site hazards including personnel, confined spaces including other plant machinery
  • To set and position the specified machine to transport loads.  Ensure load integrity and security
  • To place the machine in an out of service condition.

Teaching and assessment 

  • 1 day learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises.

Qualifications you get

  • CITB National Construction College certificate available on request.

In-company course

This course can be booked by employers to train groups of workers, you can have up to 6 delegates on a course.

We deliver the course at your work premises or at a venue you choose.

Contact one of our NCC Account Managers for more information or to book a course:

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English
  • There may also be requirements for proof of competence for some specific categories.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants may be available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

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