CPCS A12 Excavator 180 above 5 tonnes Training Northern Ireland

There are a number of activities involved with the Excavator 180 >5 tonne technical test carried out at BSD Training Northern Ireland including;

1. Complete all manufacturers’ pre-start and running checks and prepare the excavator for travel


2. Travel to the work area and;


a. Travel up and down the slope


b. Pass through a restriction in forward and reverse


c. Travel over rough terrain


3. Prepare and set the excavator for the relevant work


4. Produce 4 x Equal length vertical trenches at right angles to form a square, to the specified dimensions


5. Load material into a vehilce


6. Change the (backhoe) bucket


7. Lift the load from minimum radius, position the load at 75% of full radius and rotate for 180 degrees. On completion land the load at a given point and detach


8. Reinstate the work area back to the original using all the function of the multi-purpose bucket


9. Park the excavator and carry out shut down and securing procedures

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