Dump Truck Training

Who Should Attend?

All personnel required to drive a Dump Truck.


5 days, this depends on the number of candidates and the ratio of candidates / machines per Instructor. Foundation course includes 1 Day Module 2 Health & Safety Course.


Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Rear Tipping Dump Truck.


* An Introduction to the Construction Industry
* Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
* Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
* Other current relevant regulations
* Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
* Introduction to machine
* Pre – shift inspections
* Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
* Controls and instruments
* Driving loading and unloading


By the end of the course delegates will be able to

* Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice.
* Understand the causes of instability of the truck and the load.
* Carry out a pre-shift inspection.
* Operate safely under varying site conditions.
* Position the vehicle for loading from and dumping into excavations etc..
* Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislation.

Additional Information

Eligible companies are able to claim grants for this training, which will pay for a substantial amount if not all of the training costs, as this course is CITB approved for grant purposes.

Guide Price: £795

Delivery: Other
Category: Machine and Plant Training »
Duration: 5 days
Qualification: HSE recognised certificate

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