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QSCS Articulated Dump Truck (Experienced Operator)

Description

This QSCS assessment course in Articulated Dump Truck Operation enables experienced Articulated Dump Truck operators to gain recognition for their achievements by way of certification and to comply with statutory regulations.

Aim Of Programme

To provide an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with Articulated Dump Truck operations and to obtain the appropriate certification.

Content

The programme will consist of a classroom session of underpinning knowledge relating to Articulated Dump Truck operations, a one-hour practical test and a one-hour related knowledge test.

Theory Session

  • Daily inspections of machine
  • Functions of controls
  • Safe use of machine around site
  • Certification and testing of machine & attachments
  • Terrain and associated hazards
  • Loading dumper and unloading
  • Transport of machine to and from site
  • Practical Test
  • Theory Test

Requirements

Candidates for this programme must:

  • Have at least six months experience on a Loading Shovel in accordance with the 4th Schedule- of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarry) Regulations 2008
  • The six months experience must be within the last two years.
  • Hold a current SOLAS 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
  • PPS Number
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.

Method of Training

Powerpoint presentation

Practical demonstration

Theory & Practical Assessment

Duration

1 Day

Certification

On successful completion candidates will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate and a QSCS Card

Maximum No. of Participants

Maximum of 4 per class

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