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Excavator 180 at The Construction Skills People Ltd

Course description

This assessment is designed for those involved in operating 180 Excavators to show their competence in this equipment.

Categories:  CRAWLER – WHEELED
To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the excavator for site and road travel.
  • Travel over varying types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas.
  • Set the machine to excavate.
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types.
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles/hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level differing types of materials (Excavators over 5 Tonne – using a multi-purpose front bucket).
  • Remove and re-attach buckets.
  • Place the excavator in an out-of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Construction Skills People Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2015
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