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180 Degree Excavator Above 5 Tonnes (JCB Type) Lantra ITA

180° excavators are widely used throughout the land-based and construction industry. They are versatile machines that can be used for a variety of different jobs, and it is due to their power and weight that these machines if not used correctly can cause accidents to happen, and this is why training is so important.

Our excavator 180° above 5 tonnes, integrated training and assessment course runs from one to five days (depending on experience), and our experienced instructors will guide you through the training to make sure that you learn the key fundamentals of operating a 180° excavator above 5 tonnes. Once you have completed and passed the course you will receive a certificate in training for Excavator 180° above 5 tonnes.

Who is it for?

Our course is for anyone who uses or will be using a 180° excavator above 5 tonnes in either land-based industries or the construction industry. The course will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge required in order to operate the machine in a safe and confident manner.

Course Sessions

  • Working in the construction industry.
  • Components of 180° excavators.
  • Models of operation.
  • Stability of the machine.
  • Accident prevention.
  • Pre-shift checks.
  • Familiarisation with instruments and controls.
  • Starting and stopping the machine.
  • Operating factors.
  • Driving on the highway and transportation.
  • Operating to produce trench 2m deep by 5m long with battered sides.
  • Operating to form a simply ditch.
  • Operating to produce a straight trench 1m deep by 10m long using sand, lime or marker spray line.
  • Site safety.
  • Possible problems.
  • Operating to produce trench 1m deep by 10m long by one bucket width.
  • Operating the machine: driving; use of front shovel; use of multi-purpose bucket (if applicable); use of the backactor; changing attachments/buckets.
  • Operating to produce trench 1m deep by 10m long with restrictions.
  • Operating to fill a vehicle using the backactor to produce a square hole and fill vehicle.
  • Operating to produce a trench with a square manhole.
  • Advanced operation to form a ditch.
  • Advanced operation to clean a ditch.
180 Degree Excavator Above 5 Tonnes (JCB Type) Course

Course summary

  • Title: 180 Degree Excavator Above 5 Tonnes (JCB Type)
  • Cost: Refresher Training

    Duration: 1 day

    Costs: £245 plus VAT per person to include training, registration and certificates. Digger hire is at additional cost (unless supplied by the trainee). Hire Costs: 1 Day - £40 plus VAT per person (includes hire of two machines).

    This is based on full course of 4 people.

    New Learners

    Duration: 4 days

    Costs: £580 plus VAT per person to include registration and certificates. Digger hire is at additional cost (unless supplied by the trainee). Hire Costs: 4 Days - £130 plus VAT per person (includes hire of two machines).

    This is based on full course of 4 people.

    Courses may be longer at additional costs if further training is required.

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers.
  • Duration: 1 to 5 Days (depending on experience)
 

This is a Lantra ITA course

This means the training and assessment is carried out during the course by your instructor. You will receive both a certificate of training and an ID card (if you provide a photo!) This method saves time and is usually cheaper although the level of training is identical to Independent Assessment.