CPCS Excavator 360° Tracked: Above 10 Tonnes A59 - experienced operators (3 days)

Cost: £945 no VAT
Duration: 3 days
Locations: Derbyshire, Norfolk
Dates: Various 
Funding: See Grants and funding below 
Course Code: HEXSD

This condensed course is for experienced operators of 360 degree excavators above 10 tonnes, who need a formal qualification.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the technical test at the end.

If you have limited or no experience, you should do our full 9-day course.

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Course content

  • Operate the excavator 360° tracked safely and productively
  • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
  • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures, and carry them out
  • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment.

Teaching and assessment 

  • 2 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

Qualifications you get

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Entry requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.
  • Can undertake pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures  according to manufacturers’ handbook/manual
  • Configure and set for excavating duties to include line and level procedures
  • Place material into transporting vehicles or hoppers from an elevation
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain back to original contours
  • You will need to revise the theory questions before the course as there will only be a short time for this on the course.

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

Grants and funding

Grants are 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.

 

Further training

After gaining experience on site, you must complete a NVQ/SVQ level 2 within 2 years to get the CPCS competent operator card (blue card).

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