Dump Trucks: All Sizes (Including Forward Tipping)

In Bo'Ness

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Bo'ness (Scotland)

  • Duration

    3 Days

Description

To enable delegates to: Be able to operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice. Understand the causes of instability of truck and load. Carry out a pre-shift inspection. Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions. Be able to position truck for loading from and dumping into excavations.
Suitable for: All personnel required to operate Dump Trucks of any size.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Bo'Ness (West Lothian/Linlithgowshire)
119 Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SG

Starts

On request

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Course programme

DUMP TRUCKS: ALL SIZES
Including Forward Tipping Dumper

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:
  • Be able to operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Understand the causes of instability of truck and load
  • Carry out a pre-shift inspection
  • Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions
  • Be able to position truck for loading from and dumping into excavations
  • Tow and reverse with small trailers (where applicable)
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under current relevant legislation.
Trainee Specification
All personnel required to operate Dump Trucks of any size.

Course Summary
H.S.W.A.
Regulations, standards and exemptions
P.U.W.E.R.
Maintenance, transport, handling and storage
L.O.L.E.R.
Driving, loading and unloading
C.H.S.W.R.
Pre-shift inspections
Other current relevant regulations
Coolant, fuel and lubrication
Introduction to machine
Controls and instruments

Method of Training
Highly participative with practical demonstrations highlighted by use of PowerPoint and Videos along with group and individual exercises.

Course Duration
1-5 days depending upon size of machine and experience.

Eligible companies may be able to claim grants toward their Training as this course is CITB approved for grant purposes.

Certification
Intermediate Certificate, Scottish Progression Award, CPCS Trained Operator Card, RTITB or Theory & Practical.

Dump Trucks: All Sizes (Including Forward Tipping)

Price on request