QSCS 360 Excavator (Experienced Operator)


The purpose of this one day assessment is to assess the operator's ability to operate the machine to an acceptable standard. This QSCS assessment in 360 Excavator Operation enables experienced 360 Excavator 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
  • Loading dumpers/trailers
  • Transport of machine to and from site
  • Practical test
  • Theory test


Candidates for this programme must:

  • Have at least six months experience on a 360 Excavator in accordance with the 4th Schedule - of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarry) Regulations 2014.
  • The six months experience must be within the last two years.
  • Have completed the Completed Candidate Pack or hold a valid New Entrant QSCS 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 Delivery

PowerPoint presentation

Practical demonstration

Theory & Practical Assessment


1 Day


SOLAS QSCS Card and QQI Level 5 Certificate

Max. No of participants


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