360 Excavators under 10 tonnes (Mini Diggers) - Training Courses, Lantra Mini Digger Training, NPORS Mini Digger Training

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360° Excavators under 10 tonnes (Mini Diggers) Lantra ITA

360° excavators are widely used throughout the land-based and construction industry, and are so named as they have the ability to revolve a full 360 degrees. They are versatile machines that can be used for a variety of different jobs, and in order that they operate efficiently and safely, the correct training is required.

Our wheeled excavator 360° below 10 tonnes, integrated training and assessment course runs for one to five days depending on experience and our instructors will guide you through the training to ensure you learn the key fundamentals of operating a 360° excavator below 10 tonnes. Once you have completed and passed the course you will receive a certificate in training for Excavator 360° below 10 tonnes.

Who is it for?

Our course is for anyone who uses or will be using a 360° excavator below 10 tonnes in either the land-based or 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

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Starting, stopping & parking machine.
  • Travel the machine over varying types of terrain including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines.
  • Manoeuvre the excavator in confined areas.
  • Set the machine to excavate.
  • Operate the machine including changing attachments.
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of ground types.
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles/hoppers.
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain.
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.
  • Advanced operation.
  • Site safety.
  • Cleaning down the machine, transportation & storage.
Mini Digger Course

Course summary

  • Title: Mini Digger
  • Cost: Refresher Training

    Duration: 1 day

    Costs: £245 plus VAT per person to include training, registration and certificates. Mini Digger hire is at additional cost (unless supplied by the trainee). Hire Costs: 1 Day - £40 plus VAT per person (including 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. Mini Digger hire is at additional cost (unless supplied by the trainee). Hire Costs: 3 Days - £130 plus VAT per person (including 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.