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Loading Shovel.

This  Loading Shovel Operator course is designed for anyone who operates loading shovels as part of their job - whether it be occasionally or on a regular basis as part of their daily duties - they must be trained. The length of the Loading Shovel Course will depend on the delegate's experience level.


Pre Course Requirements:- None for novice trainees or a minimum of three years driving or previous test depending number of training days taken. 

Course Certification:- NPORS

Course Length:- 1 to 5 days depending previous experience.

Course Times:- 9.30AM to 4.30PM

Instructor:- Various

Cost:- These courses are organised on customers own site's and charged at a day rate. Please contact the office for details.           

Venue:- To suit client.

Maximum number of delegates:- 3

The course will cover the following:-

Delegates will work through the course to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • Undertake all pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures, mount and dismount
  • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards
  • Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for site and road travel
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition
  • Carry out excavations from an embankment of different materials and form stockpiles and ramps
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation

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