360 Excavator - below 10 tonne - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
5-10 days CPCS Trained Operator Card

Course Summary

The aim of the 360 Excavator Below 10 tonne course is to provide candidates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a 360 Excavator to the CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) standard. The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training.

The 360 Excavator course details are:

  • Refuelling procedures
  • Loading vehicles
  • Travelling on inclines
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Travelling on undulating ground
  • Lift and move basic slung loads
  • Pre-start inspections/maintenance
  • Forming stock piles
  • Introduction to machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Various sizes of excavations
  • Excavate to levels
  • Back-filling and levelling
  • CPCS Theory Test Preparation

CPCS Trained Operator Card (valid for 2 years).

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who requires training in operating a 360 Excavator.

You will need
  • Hard hat
  • High-vis jacket
  • Steel toe-capped boots
  • Safety gloves
  • Safety eyewear
Your skill level

You must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.