Excavator 180 above 5t

Excavator 180 above 5t

Course Info

Course Duration: 1-10 days
Attendees: 1-4
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

Those who operate or will operate 180 degree excavators


CPCS Trained Operator Card (Red)
CPCS Competent Operator Card (if S/NVQ has been completed & HS&E Operative test passed) (Blue)
NPORS CSCS affiliated Card (Red)
NPORS Traditional Card
Advance Training Certificate

Refresher Period

Dependent on certificate/card route chosen, call for further information

Recommended Progression

S/NVQ is required to progress CPCS & NPORS Trained Operator (Red) Cards to the Competent Operator (Blue) Cards. call for further information

Course Aims

Safely change and use the quick hitch
Carry out a pre-start inspection
Operate safely under varying site conditions
Excavate to various depths and formations and reinstate ground
Carry out minor adjustments and routine service
Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation
Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice

Course Summary

Refuelling procedures
Loading vehicles
Travelling on inclines
Relevant regulations/legislation
Travelling on undulating ground
Lift and move basic slung loads
Pre-start inspections/ maintenance
Forming stock piles
Introduction to machine
Controls and instruments
Various sizes of excavations
Excavate to levels
Back-filling and levelling
CPCS/NPORS Theory Test Preparation (if applicable)

Available Dates

No courses scheduled at this time. Please email us or call us on 01506 353999 to enquire about availability.


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS