Training Available

Excavator (Tracked)

The Excavator is often seen as just a big hole digger when, in fact, in the hands of a properly trained operator it is a very versatile machine.  An effective operator is one who can maximize the machine’s output without stressing the engine and other components.  This not only saves you maintenance costs, but also increases operational efficiency and safety while reducing downtime.

To ensure that your operators are as skilled as they ought to be, both practical and classroom (theoretical) training is recommended.  They are both necessary as classroom alone does not allow for an instructor to see and refine an operator’s working skills, and practical training on its own does not afford the operator the opportunity to learn the nuances of the entire range of mechanical, operational and safety features.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for operating an excavator.

Classroom (only)  Topics of Discussion

Approx. 7 hours.

  • Safe Productivity and Operation
  • Components and Control Identification
  • Safety and Warning Symbols
  • Pre-Start Procedures
  • Starting Procedures
  • After Starting Checks
  • Machine Shut Down
  • Stockpiling
  • Loading Trucks
  • Stability and Centre of Gravity

Practical, Hands-on Activities

  • Pre Start Inspection
  • Operation and Safety
  • Ditching Fundamentals
  • Controls Review
  • Post Operational Procedures
  • Loading Trucks
  • Trenching Fundamentals
  • Spoil Placement
  • Bank Development

Documentation Provided

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