Crawler Tractor / Dozer

The aim of the course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Tractor/Dozer.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice
  • Carry out a pre-shift inspection
  • Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions
  • Be able to carry out minor adjustments and routine services
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other current relevant legislation

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises covering:

  • An introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Other current relevant regulations
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre–shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Excavation and forming stockpiles
  • Excavate, side cast and spreading materials
  • · Backfilling deep excavations
  • Explanation of towed attachments

Course Duration – Depending on Accreditation & Experience

Certification – CPCS, NPORS, STS Group Certification

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