CSCS Site Dumper - Non Experienced Operator


The purpose of this three day course is to provide the participants with the general skills to be able to operate the machine under supervision and a thorough understanding of the relevant safety requirements. 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 Site Dump Truck

Day One: Induction for new entrants

Day Two: Introduction to the Site Dump Truck

Day Three: Site Dump Truck Operations

The Programme will consist of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to Site Dump Truck operations, and operation of the Site Dump Truck.

  • 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
  • Road Travel (where permitted)
  • Types and characteristics of materials and loads
  • Shut down and securing procedures


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

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.


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.

Method of Delivery

  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Practical demonstration
  • Theory & Practical Assessment


3 Days

Maximum No. of participants





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