360° Excavator


In Montacute

Price on request


  • Typology


  • Location


  • Duration

    10 Days


To ensure the candidate is competent in the safe handling of a 360 excavator.
Suitable for: Anybody operating a 360 excavator and needs to prove competence in the handling of these potentially dangerous machines. This can include agriculture, horticulture, equine, utility companies, forestry, amenity etc.




Montacute (Somerset)
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Windmill Farm, TA15 6UT


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To take into account

Overalls, eye protection, high visibility jacket, work gloves steel toe capped boots, hard hat, and appropriate outdoor clothing for the weather.

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Course programme

360° Excavator - Agriculture / Food

Training Method

Practical training with knowledge delivered through course notes.

Course Duration:

  • 10 Days - Novice Operators
  • 3 Days - Semi Experienced Operators
  • 2 Days - Experienced Operators
  • 1 Day - Correct bad habits and Assessment Content.

Course Content:

  • Legal and statutory legislation related to 360 excavators
  • Risk assessments of the machine and the site
  • Pre-start checks and routine maintenance
  • Recognise instrument readings and operate all the controls
  • Inspect vehicle and comment on serviceability
  • Operate the machine with:
    • Change buckets
    • Carry out excavations - level
    • Excavate a trench - level and to dimensions
    • Reinstate excavation
    • Handle on rough terrain.
  • Post operation expectations and reporting defects.

Progression to: Forklift Truck, Machine Maintenance, CPCS certification

Number of Candidates: 2 - 4

Additional information

Payment options: £70 NPTC Assessment Price Includes: Access to Machine, Lunch.

360° Excavator

Price on request