CSCS 360 - Non Experienced Operator

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

19 Jul 2023 at Drumkeen Training Centre

CSCS 360 - Non Experienced Operator


The purpose of this 3 day course is to provide instruction and training so that participants can be successfully certified in the safe use of a 360 Excavator, in keeping with regulations.

Under the 2013 Construction Regulations all machine operators operating on construction sites must have a valid CSCS card for particular machines. This course will give them the required knowledge on how to minimise the risk of accidents in their workplace while operating machines.


This is a three day introduction for beginners to learn the basic operations of the 360 Excavator

Day One: Induction for new entrants

Day Two: Introduction to the 360 Excavator

Day Three: 360 Excavator Operations

The Programme will consist of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to 360 Degree Excavator operations, and operation of the 360 Degree Excavator.

  • Induction
  • Induction to the Programme
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • Plant Operators Responsibility
  • Induction to the Machine
  • Induction to the Machine Operators Manual
  • Machine Maintenance Checks
  • Machine Operation
  • Machine Safety Awareness
  • Prepare the machine for movement
  • Travel the 360 Excavator
  • Set up for operation and operate 360 Excavator controls
  • Back Fill open trench
  • Park and Secure the Machine

On completion of this programme there are certain tasks within the logbook which must be completed. You are required to spend a minimum of six months operating the machine within a two year timeframe before you can apply for your CSCS Card. Once the log book is completed you must attend an additional 1 Day Assessment in order to receive your experienced ticket which is valid for 5 years.


3 months experience on a site(not on machine)
18 or over
Hold a valid Safe Pass Card

Method of Delivery

Powerpoint presentation
Practical demonstration
Theory & Practical Assessment


3 Days


Following this 3 day programme A SOLAS Logbook will be issued to each participant on this course. A Training Card will be issued to each participant directly from SOLAS.

Max. No of participants



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