Training Available


Similar to a tracked excavator in terms of operation this highly mobile excavator is used for ditching and ditch maintenance. Built on a truck chassis this well known vehicle can be driven from the rear operators compartment allowing the operator to maneuver along a roadside while performing the ditch work. Whatever job it is assigned to do its operator still requires practical and theoretical instruction on the machine, regardless of how much seat time they may have. Training is proven to increase operator production while minimizing down time due to excessive mechanical wear.

Onsite Training Options

Please contact us if you are interested in onsite training for your team. We will provide you with customized quote to meet your needs.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for operating a gradall.

Classroom (only)  Topics of Discussion

Approx. 7 hours.

  • Equipment design & function
  • Electrical/hydraulic system
  • Pre-start inspections
  • Airbrakes (if applicable)
  • Equipment warning devices
  • Safety considerations
  • Controls review
  • Power-train
  • Effects of soil types & terrain
  • Work area clean-up
  • Stability and center of gravity
  • Ditching Techniques
    • Drainage
    • Berms
    • Erosion
    • Overgrown vegetation
    • Culverts

Practical, Hands-on Activities

  • Pre-Start Inspection
  • Ditching Techniques
  • Spoil Placement
  • Controls Review
  • Post Operation Procedures
  • Clearance Training
  • Bucket Operation
  • Bank Development
  • Loading Trucks

Documentation Provided

Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion