Earthmoving Equipment Training and Courses

Operate a Bulldozer

Over a span of nine modules the trainee will learn how to identify basic construction and components of a bulldozer together with their uses.

We will discuss health and safety at work, industrial site safety, basic operation and controls, setting up, pre-checks and more in this earthmoving equipment training course.

 

Target: All operators of bulldozers
Duration:
Description: Securing of loads, Operating Techniques, Safety Factors.
Legislation: Health and Safety Act, 1993

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Skid Steer Loader

This course teaches the correct and safe operation of a Skid Steer Loader. Over a span of seven modules we will cover topics like the parts and functions of a Skid Steer Loader, safety guide, daily checks, checklists and logbooks, the principals of operation and mechanical appreciation as well as signals, signs and operating procedures.

We will make use of reading material, activities and learning aids to help develop an understanding of how to operate a Skid Steer Loader.

(Unit Standard: 262712 – NQF Level: 2 – Credits: 8) – operate truck-mounted cranes

Is this course accredited?

Yes

With which SETA’s?

(TETA)

For how long is the certificate valid?

2 years

When can Refresher training be done?

When the current operator licenses has not expired by more than 90 x days already

How long is a Refresher course?

It is done in 1 x Day

When must Novice training be done?

When the person has never had an operator license before of if it expired by more than 90 x days

How long is the Novice course?

The Novice course is done over 5 x days (according to Credits it is actually supposed to be done in 7 x days but not all clients can release their staff from work for this period of time)

What is the MAX amount of staff that can attend this training?

As per the L.E.R. only 4 x people can do the skid steer loader course at a time

Does this training only have practical training?

No it consists out of both theory and practical training

What if my staff cannot read or write?

Then an oral assessment will be done with them as the presentation are done verbally.

Target: All operators of skid steer loaders
Duration:
Description:
Legislation: Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

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Dumper Truck

This course teaches the correct and safe operation of a Dumper Truck. Upon completion of the modules, the learner understand the functions of starting and shutting down the machine as well as the machine’s operating functions.

Over a span of six modules we will cover safety, parts and functions, necessary daily checks, principals of operation and mechanical operation.

Target: All operators of Dumper Trucks
Duration: Refresher 01 Day, RPL 03 Days, Novice 05 Days
Description: Safe Operation, Safe Working Loads, Weight Distribution, etc.
Legislation: Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

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Operating an Excavator

This course is designed for operators to obtain knowledge of the functions of an excavator. We will cover a number of modules aimed at focusing on aspects such as the physical requirements of operators, mechanical appreciation and operational procedures, to name but a few.

(Unit Standard: 262744 – NQF Level: 2 – Credits: 15) – operate an excavator

Is this course accredited?

Is this course accredited?

Yes

With which SETA’s?

(CETA)

For how long is the certificate valid?

2 years

When can Refresher training be done?

When the current operator licenses has not expired by more than 90 x days already

How long is a Refresher course?

It is done in 1 x Day

When must Novice training be done?

When the person has never had an operator license before of if it expired by more than 90 x days

How long is the Novice course?

The Novice course is done over 5 x days (according to Credits it is actually supposed to be done in 7 x days but not all clients can release their staff from work for this period of time)

What is the MAX amount of staff that can attend this training?

As per the L.E.R. only 4 x people can do the excavator operator course at a time

Does this training only have practical training?

No it consists out of both theory and practical training

What if my staff cannot read or write?

Then an oral assessment will be done with them as the presentation are done verbally.

Target: Operators of Excavators
Duration: 05 Days
Description: Vehicle Control, Mechanical Appreciation , Use of implements, etc.
Legislation:

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