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     Aims and Objectives

To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary to train operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and correctly maintain an Excavator 360

    Learning Outcomes 

  • To have a basic understanding of the dangers and their responsibilities as an operator
  • To have a basic understanding of the dangers and their responsibilities as an operator  
  • To be able to locate and identify the major components and key controls of the machine and explain their functions
  •  Conduct all pre-operational checks, identify PPE appropriate for excavator 360 use and prepare the excavator ready for operation  
  • Configure the machine travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas
  •  Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely  Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  •  Storage and transport of excavator 360 attachments
  • Carried out all end of shift and shut down procedure                                                 

    Course Content

  •  Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines includes (POWER, LOWER, ACOP

  •  Pre-operational checks and daily maintenance

  •  Manoeuvring

  •  Pre-excavating checks

  •  Battery care and refuelling

  •  Mobility and stability factors

  •  Safety rules applicable to operating

  •  Safe use of attachments

  •  Excavating and back filling

  •  Evacuate a trench to level and tolerances

  •  Formation of a raised bench or creation of a level standing

  •  Build a stockpile and safely load a vehicle, dumper or trailer

  •  Quick Hitch, if required

  •  Overhead obstruction and underground services

     On-site Course Requirements

A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.

  • The Instructor is required to see the machine/equipment’s LOLER certificate (if applicable) before commencement of the course.

    All machines to be in good working order.


    •  All training is offered (on customer site) following a safety brief
    • You will be tested on your knowledge with both a theory test and practical assessment.
    • We offer both in-house and ITSSAR Accredited Courses

             Course Duration

             Novice course (3-5 days) max 3 trainees 1 instructor

             Experience course( 2-3 days) max 3 trainees 1 instructor

             Refresher course(1 day) max 3 trainees 1 instructor