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360 Excavator above 10t

- CPCS A59

Course Overview

  • Correct machine operation
  • Fit and operate ancillary equipment
  • Understand names, components and terminology
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently for use
  • Correct manoeuvring of machine
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • How to excavate different ground types and materials
  • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures, and carry them out
  • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment
  • Pre-use and shutdown checks
  • Lifting and traveling with under slung loads

A59a (Tracked) Available on fortnightly public courses
A59b (Wheeled) Available upon request
A59c (Lifting Operations) Available upon request


In order to take this test you must have taken a CSCS HSE Operatives test, as a minimum, within 2 years of your test date


Once you have achieved both theory and practical assessments you will receive a Red Trained operator card which is valid for 2 years, unless you have previously completed the relevant NVQ, in which case you will receive a blue competent operator card.

Next step

The next step will be completing your level 2 NVQ in Excavating or Extraction, this is a service provided by Construction Training UK therefore please contact a member of the team to discuss further.

Course Type
5 days
£1450 +VAT
2 days
£745 +VAT
Test Only
1 day
£500 +VAT
Course Date
10 - 14/05/2021
24 - 28/05/2021
07 - 11/06/2021

Want to know more?

Have a look at some of the resources for this course below to give you a taster of what to expect from the course and the training & knoweldge you will gain from it.