Excavator Training Course

In-Class Theory Based Education Program

What the Excavator Training Course Covers:

This excavator training course is designed to provide equipment operators with a solid foundation in:

  • Health & Safety Standards
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Proper Procedures for Safe Operation

Our equipment operator training certification for excavators consists of classroom theory, a written test and practical hands on experience. Delivered through multimedia presentations and interactive discussion, the course content is then reinforced through workbooks and supplementary handouts follow by practical time and evaluation on machines.

Excavator Training Topics:

  • Safety Regulations & Standards
  • Excavator Fundamentals & Controls
  • Hazard Identification
  • Preventative Maintenance & Procedures
  • Site & Pre-Operational Inspections
  • Machine Orientation & Safe Operation
  • Proper Start Up & Shut Down Protocols
  • Steering, Maneuvering, Excavating Techniques
  • Trenching & Excavating Techniques
  • Machine Positioning & Control
  • Transporting & Hauling Securement Standards
  • Proper Loading Procedures

Excavator Training Duration:

1 day (8am to 4pm)
Note: Novice Operator courses can be delivered in extended 1 day & or 2 day course format

Course Materials Provided:

  • Workbook
  • Supplementary Handouts
  • Wallet Card Certification Upon Successful Completion of This Course

Excavator Training Re-Certification:

If you have previously taken our excavator training certification course or training through another qualified provider and need to re-certify, please contact us for course availability and pricing.

Related Training Course

To round out your training needs, you may find our transportation of dangerous goods course to be an excellent companion course for your employees.


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