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NPORS Excavator 360 (N202) Training

Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator
Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions
Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for excavator use
Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
Safely mount and dismount the machine
Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely
Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas.
Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
Maneuver the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out excavating tasks
Carry out excavating tasks
Load material onto transporting vehicles or into containers
Reinstate excavation, grade and level ground
Fit and remove attachments
Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Who should attend?

This NPORS Excavator 360 training program is designed for any personnel who are required to use or work with an Excavator 360.

Course Outline

Health and safety legislation, as it applies to Plant Operators. 
Theoretical knowledge of plant operations. 
Operator’s responsibilities, with regards to daily/weekly checks of machine. 
Familiarity with the equipment and use of Operator’s manual. 
Safe and best practice in practical plant operating methods. 
A rigorous practical and theory based NPORS assessment.

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