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360 Excavator training – full foundation course (October 2021)

October 11 - October 22

We are running a CPCS tracked 360 excavator course (A59A).

The course runs across ten days, on weekdays.

This course is designed for new or novice operators and covers the basics in excavator operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test on the final day.

Spaces are limited to 4 delegates (2 per machine).


Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the 360 excavator will be able to:

Roles and responsibilities

• Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
Preparing for work
• Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
• Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s manual, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
• Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling and manoeuvring


• Configure and set for travel (site and highway – where applicable)
• Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
• Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

• Configure and set for excavating duties
• Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working tasks


• Excavate differing types of excavations in various types of ground
• Place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
• Grade, spread and level ground and materials
• Attach and remove buckets
• Lift, move and place a variety of slung loads (Endorsement C)
• Travel with slung loads (Endorsement C)

Shutting down

• Carry out shut down and securing procedures
• Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting


October 11
October 22
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ACOP Group
01269 844155


Capel Quarry, Cross Hands
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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ACOP offer the full range of CPCS-accredited courses. This listing is an example of what we have forthcoming. However, please contact us will any individual requirements, or to ask for any cancellations and last minute offers.