Loading Shovel (Training and Assessment) 3 Days - Kingsway Campus, 06 Feb 2025

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Dundee and Angus College, Dundee
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This course is available on the Dundee and Angus College website.



Kingsway Campus

Course Content

This course covers:

  • Health and Safety
  • Safe Operations
  • Controls
  • Pre-start & Operational Checks
  • Machine Configuration
  • Operating Hazards
  • Starting, Driving and Parking
  • Rough Terrain and Restricted Spaces
  • Travelling on a Public Highway
  • Safe Operating, Loading & Unloading
  • Working with, sorting and placing different materials
  • Hazard Identification
  • Attachments
  • Loading to a trailer
  • Load restraint
  • Unloading a loading shovel from a trailer

Entry Requirements

This is the three-day version of the course which is aimed at individuals who have experience or are frequent operators. Please contact us to discuss if your level of experience varies from this.

Candidates are required to bring their own PPE – boots, coveralls, gloves, hard hat, ear defenders, hi-viz jacket or vest. We provide the mini-digger / excavator.

Method of Assessment

  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

About Dundee and Angus College

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Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland. Created in 2013, the college is a merger of Angus College and Dundee College.

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