Skill Level

Experienced, Novice, Refresher




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 operative
• Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular equipment to be used and be familiar with other sources of information and relevant legislation
• Be able to locate and identify the controls of the equipment and explain their functions
• Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
• Configure the equipment for use
• Define underground services
• Know how to identify the different types of underground services
• Identify risks that underground services can present and how people may be affected by them
• Causes of accidents from underground services
• Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
• Carry out detection tasks
• Identify the risks of excavating near to underground services, and the safe digging practices that should be adopted
• Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

This may vary depending on the level and accreditation chosen.


Cat & Genny Operator Training

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 cat & genny’s, working in the construction, waste or agricultural industry or similar environment.

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

Who should attend?
Anyone involved in excavation work including excavation operators, utilities personnel and supervisors and managers.

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

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