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Earth Moving Equipment Training Course

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Course Description

Available for the beginner or experienced individual this course involves both classroom and hands-on training. Content of the program includes: - Pre-shift Inspections - Visual Checks (ROPS, tires & wheels, fluid levels, bucket, lifting arms, etc.) - Operational Checks (Instrument readings, lights & horn, hydraulic controls, brakes & steering, etc.) BASIC OPERATING PROCEDURES - Operating with no load (bucket height, tilt, steering, slopes & grades, etc.) - Loading the bucket (cutting edge, lift and roll back, securing the load, etc.) - Operating with a load (safe height, correct tilt, turning with a load, slopes & grades, etc.) - Depositing the load (positioning, height and dumping bucket, loading a truck, etc.) SHUTDOWN - Operational (safe area, bucket lowered, hydraulics at rest, cool down period, parking brake, etc.) - Visual (tires & wheels, bucket, air tank drained, night switch, steering lock, etc.) - Refueling GENERAL SAFETY - Work Area Inspection (overhead and side clearances, excavations, undercutting, etc.) - Pedestrian Safety - Site Specific Areas of Danger

Course Content

Theory training and assessment (classroom): 2-3 hours Practical training and assessment (hands-on) - 30 mins max per operator, additional one-on-one time available

Estimated Cost Breakdown

- $225 per operator (minimum 4 people) - One on one training @ $110 per hour

Certification

  • Compliant with WorkSafeBC regulations and CSA standards
  • Certificate and Wallet Card issued upon successful completion
  • Estimate$280/person
  • LocationOn-site at your location
  • Duration3-4h + 30min/person

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