CSCS Tractor Dozer - Experienced Operator


This CSCS assessment course in Tractor Dozer Operation is designed for experienced tractor dozer operators in order to gain recognition for their achievements by way of certification.

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


  • Safely operate and control a tractor dozer

  • Strip an area and stockpile spoil

  • Backfill a trench and reinstate

  • Side cast material from an embankment

  • Operate ripper

  • Check, inspect and maintain a tractor dozer for efficient use under construction site conditions

  • Recognise and use approved hand signals and two-way radio communications

  • Load and unload a tractor dozer on/off a low loader


Candidates for this programme must:

  • Have at least six months experience on a tractor dozer 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 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.


Delivery Method

This Course is Delivered Via: 

  • Powerpoint Presentation

  • Practical Demonstration

  • Theory & Practical Assessment


This is a 1 Day Course.


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

Maximum No. of Participants

Maximum Participants: 2

Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.