Dump Truck

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About The Course: Dump Truck with Articulated Chassis

Course Content

  • Risks associated with quick hitch devices and how to use them safely.
  • Operating the machine to a minimum standard
  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment
  • Siting the machine safely and efficiently
  • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures
  • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway
  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
  • How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate
  • Which routine adjustments and servicing procedures are necessary, and how to carry them out.

Teaching and Assessment

  • 4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests

The Qualification

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.