Excavator Operator (Micro-credential)

Besafe Training Limited

Subject area

Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

Applicants must be employed in a construction industry and must have access to an excavator. They must hold a full New Zealand
Class 1 license.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this micro-credential is to train skilled operators to operate and manage hydraulic excavators on construction sites, so that they are able to place materials with minimal spillage, stock-pile and other related activities in accordance with company and industry standards including health and safety legislation.
This micro-credential targets excavators' operators who are employed with no formal training or qualification. It will also enable learners to meet the Construct Safe Tier 2 Health and Safety Competency Test for excavators.
Learners will be assessed against unit standard 17310 and must complete an "WTR" endorsement training (unit standards 16701, 16702, 16703) that is pre-requisite for operating excavator to successfully graduate from this micro-credential.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 555 2365
Email: jason@besafetraining.co.nz
Web: http://www.besafetraining.co.nz

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