Dump Truck

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About The Course: Dump Truck with Rigid Chassis (UP TO 50 TONNES)

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the dump truck for site and road travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground, 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 dump truck to receive loads.
  • Comply with loading procedures.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Discharge loads into trenches and over edges.
  • Place the dump truck in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

 

Course Sessions:

  • Working in the construction industry
  • Components of dump trucks
  • Stability of the machine
  • Accident prevention
  • Pre-shift checks
  • Starting/Stopping the machine
  • Daily checks
  • Operating the machine
  • Advanced operation
  • Transportation
  • Site safety