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Dumper Operator Course

This course is for anyone operating a dumper . The length of the course will depend upon the ability of the trainee. A one day course is available for experienced operators, and longer courses are available for novices. It will teach basic skills of operating a dumper truck and cover such things as; maintenance, safety code and relevant sections of HAS/AWA 74 and construction regulations.



Course prerequisite: None for novice level entry - three years operation or previous training and assessment for the one day courses

Certificating Body:  NPORS

Course Length: 1 - 5 days depending om skills level.

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: Price on application

Venue: To suit client

Maximum Trainees: 3-4 depending on skills level. 

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges. 
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation. 
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks. 
  • Set the dump truck for site and road travel. 
  • Travel the over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground, in a loaded and unloaded state. 
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines in a loaded and unloaded state. 
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state. 
  • Position the dump truck to receive loads 
  • Comply with loading procedures. 
  • Ensure load integrity and security. 
  • Discharge loads into trenches and over edges. 
  • Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition. 
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

To book your place on a course, or for more information, simply contact us.

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