02830838267 
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National Auditing and Training Ltd. 

Excavator as a Crane N100 

Excavator as a Crane
It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following: 
 
➢Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator 
 
➢Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation 
 
➢Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions 
 
➢Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions 
 
➢Safely mount and dismount the machine 
 
➢Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely 
 
➢Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas 
 
➢Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area 
 
➢Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges 
 
➢dentify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category 
 
➢Identify and explain centres of gravity, calculate estimated weights of loads 
 
➢Identify any overhead / proximity hazards 
 
➢Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the slinger / signaller 
 
➢Ensure excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted 
 
➢Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift 
 
➢Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement 
 
➢Environmental considerations 
 
➢Carry out all out of service and securing procedures 
 
 
Duration 
Novice 5 Days 
Bolt on 2 Days 
 
Maximum Delagates 
Novice 3 
Bolt on 4 
 
 
 
For further information contact NAT LTD. 02830838267 or email info@natltd.co.uk 
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