The purpose of this one day assessment is to assess the operator's knowledge and skills needed to operate the machine to an acceptable standard. This CSCS assessment course in the Mini Digger Operation enables experienced mini digger operators to gain recognition for their achievements by way of certification and to comply with statutory regulations.
Daily inspections of machine
Functions of controls
Safe use of machine around site
Certification and testing of machine and attachments
Terrain and associated hazards
Transport of machine to and from site
Candidates for this programme must:
Have at least six months experience on a mini digger in accordance with the 4th Schedule - of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.
The six months experience must be within the last two years.
Hold a current FÁS SafePass Card
Have completed the Completed Candidate Pack or hold a valid New Entrant CSCS trainee operators card & fully completed log book
Be at least 18 years of age
1 x Passport Photo
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.
Method of Delivery
Theory & Practical Assessment
CSCS card and QQI Level 5 Certificate
Maximum No. of Participants