UK CPCS 360 Excavator Tracked


This assessment involves assessing the candidates knowledge and skills on the 360 Excavator through theory and practical assessment.

Overview of Assessment

• Operate the excavator 360° safely and productively
• Fit and operate ancillary equipment
• Site the machine safely and efficiently
• Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
• Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
• Follow all necessary safety precautions
• Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles
• Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures, and carry them out
• Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment


• UK CSCS health & safety test within the previous 2 years
• PPS number
• PPE Equipment


1 Day

Variations Available

• A58a 360 Excavator below 10 tonnes (Tracked)
• A58b 360 Excavator below 10 tonnes (Wheeled)
• A58c 360 Excavator below 10 tonnes (Lifting Operations)
• A59a 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes (Tracked)
• A59b 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes (Wheeled)
• A59c 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes (Lifting Operations)
• A97c 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes (Lifting Operations)
• A98c 360 Excavator above 10 tonnes (Lifting Operations)

From Red to Blue

Your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card is valid for 2 years. During these 2 years you must achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.



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.