Forward Tipping Dumper

1 - 3 days depending on experience

This course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a forward tipping dumper.

Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

    • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an 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 key controls and explain their functions
    • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
    • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for forward tipping dumper use
    • Prepare the forward tipping dumper for use and operate safely and efficiently
    • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
    • Attach and set trailers, ready for operation
    • Environmental considerations
    • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
    • 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.