Crusher (N207) & Screener (N208)

1 - 4 days depending on experience

The Course is intended for anyone who is required to operate a crusher or screener.

By the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

    • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator
    • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
    • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
    • Be able to locate and identify how to use the remote control
    • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
    • Identify and maintain appropriate PPE
    • Safely mount and dismount the crusher
    • Start and stop the engine, belts, feeder, jaws / hammers safely
    • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain
    • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
    • Explain the different types of crushers, the advantages and disadvantages of using and how they crush the desired material
    • Communicate with loading operator establishing agreed signs, desired product size and production speed
    • Carry out an emergency stop / safety precautions
    • Carry out crushing tasks
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for crusher transportation
    • Environmental considerations
    • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Entry Requirements

For learners applying for the NPORS CSCS Card, or for those requiring the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

This training/testing can be as test only, Experienced, intermediate or Novice.