Skill Level

Experienced, Novice, Refresher


Aurelia, CPCS, NPORS, NVQ-2

Vehicle Type

Excavator 360, Tracked, Wheeled


Aurelia's Site, Client's Site

Max Delegates


It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

• Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
• Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation.
• Be able to locate, identify and explain Safe Working Loads, Lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges.
• Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category.
• Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads.
• Identify any overhead / proximity hazards.
• Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working
• Ensure Excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted
• Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift.
• Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner, ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement.
• Environmental considerations
• Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures.

This may vary depending on the level and accreditation chosen.

Please note that these course objectives have been developed on the premise that the suspended loads will be slung by a dedicated, qualified, competent and authorised slinger/signaller. Where on occasion the excavator operator may be required to sling the loads they are to transport they too must be qualified, competent and authorised slinger/signallers.

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360 Lifting Operations

To operate a machine within the workplace, whether for construction, waste, agriculture or other industry, your employer has a duty of care to ensure you can operate safely and competently. Completing a course and obtaining a certificate is the simplest way to ensure that operators fully understand the theoretical and practical elements of successful operation. Depending on where you are working, a certificate may be a legal requirement. The type of certificate required is often dictated by your place of work or type of employment, our knowledgeable staff can talk you through the different options to ensure you get the right course for your needs.

Why choose Aurelia for your operator training?

  • Purpose built training facility

  • Modern, well maintained machinery

  • Train away from your valuable workspace

  • Experienced instructors

What is this course about?
To provide candidates with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to an Excavator 360 in the construction industry or similar environment.

What are the benefits?
This course will give the candidate the techniques and skills required to operate the machine in a safe manner, in line with good practical and Health and Safety legislation.

Who should attend?
Any person required to operate an Excavator 360 in the construction industry or similar environment.

Training Methods:
Mainly hands on practical exercises using our machine with some classroom based tutorials and discussion

Additional Information:
Health and safety test required before taking CPCS option, we can provide this also.

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