Operating Technique Training

Why attend this learning programme?

This course covers the Operating techniques of an earthmoving equipment machine as per the manufacturer’s operation manual. Course delegates will gain an in-depth knowledge of safety related to machine operation, the operation of the machine component systems, and operating techniques of the machine. Machines covered are: Front End Loaders, Excavators, Backhoe Loaders, Track Type Tractors, Articulated Dump Trucks or Rigid Body Dump Trucks, and the Motor Grader. More machines can be added according to the Clint’s needs. Course delegates will also have in-depth knowledge and experience of production studies

Who should attend?

This course is designed for Engineers, Operator Foremen and or Supervisors who are in charge of machine operators

What are the course pre-requisites?
Course delegates must have a working knowledge of earthmoving equipment machines, construction and or mining and must be able to communicate at an NQF level 3: literacy and numeracy

What are the learning outcomes?

Introduction to machine components
The warning system
Operating techniques
Production studies

Course Duration?

4 Days

What will you learn?

Day One:
Safety when working with machines
Introduction to how the engine operates (The 4-stroke Engine Cycle)
Introduction to the air induction system
Introduction to the fuel stem
Day Two:
Introduction to the cooling system
Introduction to the lubrication system
The machine warning system
The operating techniques of a Front End Loader
Day Three:
The operating techniques of an Excavator
The operating techniques of a Backhoe Loader (TLB)
The operating techniques of a Track Type Tractor
The operating techniques of a Wheeled Dozer
Day Four:
The operating techniques of an Articulated Dump Truck
The operating techniques of an Off Highway Truck
The operating techniques of a Motor Grader
Post test

What is the preferred number of delegates per course?

For the best benefit to learners, we require a minimum of 5 delegates and a maximum of 15 delegates for this training course.