L M R Training Services Ltd

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Backhoe (180)

Course Aims ?

? basic construction and components of the machine
? familiarity with the manufacturers' handbook
? stability
? accident prevention
? pre-shift and daily checks
? starting and stopping
? transportation
? how to operate the machine safely and effectively
? how to avoid potential dangers.
? Operating on rough and sloping ground
? Setting the machine for excavation
? Operating the front shovel and the backactor
? Excavating in different types of ground
? Placing spoil into various sized vehicles
? Grading, spreading and levelling ground
? Removing and re-attaching buckets
? Manoeuvring in confined areas.

Max No of Candidates ? 2-4

Duration ? 1-9 days

Awarding Body ? NPORS or LANTRA

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