Excavator Training

Onsite Only

Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, arm, bucket and cab on a rotating superstructure atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels. These machines are used mainly for digging purposes as well as various lifting and carrying tasks in various applications.  They are utilised primarily in the construction industry.

Completing Training & Assessment, Licensing, a Refresher or Verification of Competency course are excellent means of gaining employment or strengthening your existing skills and knowledge for the benefit of employers.

We only deliver these training products with our on site service. This can be delivered in South Australia or interstate in metropolitan or regional areas.

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Course Info:

Course overview: 

This training course is designed to provide workers with previous experience in Excavator operations with the skills and under pinning knowledge required to operate a Excavator. This includes a range of mandatory tasks including the fitting, use and removal of attachments, plant operation and operator maintenance activities.

Course equivalency:

The training delivery and assessment of this course is aligned to the unit of competency but is a non accredited course. The course provides a student and business provision of quality plant training and supporting assessment evidence to meet their Work Health Safety responsibilities.

Course Content:

  • Plan and prepare for Excavator operations.
  • Operate Excavator in line with established requirement.
  • Attach, secure, lift, excavate, carry and place materials to complete work activity.
  • Prepare to relocate the Excavator.
  • Conduct housekeeping activities.

Suitability:

This course is suitable for worker with some experience and knowledge in Excavator operations.

Locations:

  • Course delivery options are limited to your workplace this can be within the Metropolitan Adelaide, regional South Australia or Interstate.

Course Pre-Requisites:

  • Participants must be 18 years or older and be able to provide photo identification.
  • Participants must have a minimum of year 10 Language, Literacy & Numeracy (reading, writing, numeracy and comprehension skills).
  • Must wear enclosed shoes (safety boots are preferred) and wear high visibility clothing.

Course Duration:

  • This course is delivered in one day.
  • Start and finish times to be arranged at time of booking.

Assessment:

  1. Written components – Knowledge and Calculations.
  2. Practical Component.

Course Outcome:

  • Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with a Verification of Competency Certificate.
  • Issuance of a Competency Card by Forklift Quality Training.

Descriptor:

Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, arm, bucket and cab on a rotating superstructure atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels. These machines are used mainly for digging purposes as well as various lifting and carrying tasks in various applications.  They are utilised primarily in the construction industry.

Investment: $350.00

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