Articulated dump truck

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Aim of Course

This course is designed to train the candidate to be able to operate the vehicle safely and in accordance with current guidelines and legislation; and to have underpinning knowledge of their responsibilities when doing so, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other current legislation.

Course summary

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Current relevant regulations
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Driving, loading and unloading 

Course duration

A 1 day ‘test only’ can be carried out on candidates with relevant experience.

Training duration is dependent on the number of candidates, and each candidates previous experience.  Generally a novice candidate would require 3 days training (on a fully subscribed course), however this can be reduced with relevant experience.

Course certification

On successful completion of this course candidates can be issued with either of the following certification:

  • CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) card
  • NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) card
  • CTA (Camilla Training Aspects) certificate.

Further information

We are approved by ILA Scotland and you can use your ILA funding towards the cost of this course.

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