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?


With which SETA’s?


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.