Plant Machinery


Plant Machinery

All our instructors at PDT Training Services have relevant certification for the type of equipment that they train you on. They are accredited to ITSSAR and adhere to all its standards. You can expect professional conduct and a friendly manner from our instructors at the training premises. We possess full liability and professional indemnity insurance, proof of which can be provided upon request. For any specialist advice, contact our professional and friendly instructors at PDT Training Services   today.

Access Platforms (Cherry Pickers & Scissor Lifts  (3a/3b)

This ITSSAR Operator Course – 3A/3B for Scissor Lift and Cherry Picker training delivers a minimum of 7 hours of both theory and practical instruction and assessment for candidates on how to safely operate, select and carry out pre-use inspection on MEWP Categories 3A (Mobile Vertical – Scissor Lift) and 3B (Mobile Boom – Cherry Picker) in the workplace.

Successful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and best practice on a range of MEWPs within the selected categories and be able to carry out a pre-use inspection and most importantly use them safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions. The course agenda includes:

  • Introduction to Mobile Elevated Work Platforms
  • Pre-theory test
  • Legislations, regulations, standards and best practice
  • MEWP categories explained
  • Structural parts identified
  • Pre-use inspection/handover requirements
  • Safe operating methods and hazards to be observed
  • Post-theory test
  • Practical training on selected categories
  • Practical assessment on selected categories
  • Certification

Course duration:

Novice 2 days

Experienced Operator: 1 day

Refresher/Conversion:  1 day

Maximum number of candidates: 4

Prices
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Excavator (Above & Below 10 ton)

An Excavator training course can be provided for novice candidates through to experienced operators.

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation, such as PUWER and LOLER Regulations
Pre-operational checks and daily maintenance
Battery care and refueling procedures
Maneuvering
Pre-Operational Safety Checks
Set Up and Machine Positioning
Loading of a Vehicle such as Dump Truck or a skip etc
Stock Pile work
Mobility and stability factors
Safety rules applicable to operating
Safe use of attachments
End of Shift Checks

Variations of Excavators
Wheeled
Tracked
Above and below 10 tonnes

Course duration:

Novice: 3 Candidates:1  Machine: 1 Instructor: 5-10 Days (dependent on the number of course attendees)
Refresher and Test: 3 candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 4 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Prices
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360° Material Re-handler



A Materials Re-handler training course can be provided for novice candidates through to experienced operators.

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation, such as PUWER and LOLER Regulations
Pre-operational checks and daily maintenance
Battery care and refueling procedures
Maneuvering
Pre-Operational Safety Checks
Set Up and Machine Positioning
Loading of a Vehicle such as Dump Truck or a skip etc
Stock Pile work
Mobility and stability factors
Safety rules applicable to operating
Safe use of attachments
End of Shift Checks

Variations of Materials Re-handler
Wheeled
Tracked
Up to 5 tonnes
Up to 10 tonnes
Above and below 10 tonnes

Course duration:

Novice: 3 Candidates:1  Machine: 1 Instructor: 1-5 Days (dependent on the number of course attendees)
Refresher and Test: 3 candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 4 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Prices
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Skid steer Loader

This course provides the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for the safe and efficient operation of a Skid Steer Loader

Course Content
Introduction to the course
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Basic operation and controls
Setting up to dig, and re-setting for traveling
Pre-shift checks before operating
Safe Working Loads (SWL)
Practical operations load and unloading using dumper/dumper truck, lorry etc with material
Build a spoil heap
Attachments
End of shift

Variations of Skid Steer Loader 
Wheeled
Tracked
Stand on

Novice: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration:  1 – 3 Days

Refresher and Test: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration:  1 Day

Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 1 Machine:  6 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Prices
Please contact us for a specific quote for on-site training