180 Excavator CSCS/QSCS

180 Excavator CSCS/QSCS

1 Day for operatives that have at least 6 months’ experience
operating an Excavator 360 machine


Course Code: HSST58

The plant training and assessment programme enables experienced plant operators to gain recognition for their achievements by the way of certification, and provide an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to operate the machine safely and to comply with statutory requirements.

  • Excavator Course Introduction
  • Construction Site Safety Awareness
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Daily Inspection Hydraulic System
  • Operating Practices
  • Front shovel operating procedure/practice
  • Excavating & digging procedures
  • Backfilling Procedures Practices
  • Site Levelling and ground consolidation procedures
  • Theory & Practical assessment



  • Hold valid Safe Pass card
  • Completed Solas candidate pack
  • Minimum of 18 years
  • One passport photo
  • PPS number
  • PPE – Hard hat, high vis vest, steel capped safety boots & gloves


All candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a CSCS Ticket valid for five years and a QQI (FETAC) certificate.

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