Dump Trucks

Duration :

1 day (up to 4 for novices)

Maximum trainees per course :

4

Price :

Cost on application.

Inclusive of Lantra Awards Assessment

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all its controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources, and applicable legislation (PUWER, LOLER).
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the dumper for site and road travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground, both in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Position the dumper to receive loads.
  • Comply with loading procedures.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Discharge loads into trenches or over edges.
  • Place the dumper in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter