Excavator 360 above 10t

Excavator 360 above 10t

Course Info

Course Duration: 1-10 days
Attendees: 1-4
Pre-requisites: Proof of experience if testing only

Intended For

Anyone who is looking to gain experience in Exc. 360 operations


CPCS Trained Operator Card (Red)
CPCS Competent Operator Card (if S/NVQ has been completed & HS&E OP’s 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

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Safely change and use the quick hitch
  • Lift and deposit loads
  • 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

  1. Mon, 20th May 2024 at 8:30am
    2 week Novice
  2. Mon, 15th Jul 2024 at 8:30am
    2 week Novice
  3. Mon, 9th Sep 2024 at 8:30am
    2 week Novice
  4. Mon, 18th Nov 2024 at 8:30am
    2 week Novice


10 Caputhall Rd, Deans, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston EH54 8AS, UK