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Overview

All aspects of your training needs will be covered in our purpose built area, and your training will be delivered by our professional NPORS trainer to ensure that you meet the industry standards.

Course description

On this course you will learn the basics of operating a 360 excavator, and learn current legislation/health and safety/stability and your responsibilities as a Plant Operator. You will be training in a purpose built area for excavating trenches, levelling off and grading exercises. With this course you will also learn how to use a quick hitch attachment.

Contact our team on 0121 702 1093 for prices and availability.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

Key areas of study include:

  • Controls and instruments
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Current relevant regulations
  • Excavating
  • Explanation of attachments
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Trenching, back-filling

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 4 January 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks - 1 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 4 January 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks £150.00 1 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 4 January 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 1 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 19 April 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks - 1 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 19 April 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks £150.00 1 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 19 April 2021 Duration: 1 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 1 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

The college reserves the right to change details of its advertised courses including course dates where circumstances beyond the College’s control necessitate such changes or where the number of enrolments is not enough to operate a course viably. In such circumstances, the College may be able to offer you an alternative. You have the right to choose whether you would prefer to cancel the course (terms and conditions apply) or to accept a place on another course.