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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
Endorsements

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

Pre-requisites

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

Qualifications

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
Duration
Cost
Novice
5 days
£1450 +VAT
Experienced
2 days
£745 +VAT
Test Only
1 day
£500 +VAT
Course Date
Spaces
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.