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Basic training must be conducted off the job, however during later stages of the training some work tasks may be able to be incorporated once candidates have reached an acceptable standard of safe operation. Every endeavour is taken to minimise the impact on normal working operations and ensure that training is relevant and industry specific.

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You will learn

  • Responsibilities
  • Legal duties and regulations
  • PPE requirements
  • Safe operating practices
  • Accident causes and prevention
  • Pre-use safety checks
  • Component Identification
  • Dumper stability
  • Hydraulic systems and controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level and rough terrain)
  • Loading and tipping procedures
  • Banksman signalling
  • Discharging materials into trench work
  • Working on stock piles
  • Refuelling procedures
  • Parking and post stop checks
  • Truck Maintenance

This course qualifies you to operate dumpers on any site in the UK with permission of the person responsible for site health and safety. You will also be able to operate dumpers within the category of dumper for which you receive training. It does not qualify you to instruct others in the use of a dumper or supervise anyone who has not received formal training and qualification in the use of a dumper.

Candidates per course

The number of delegates are dependent upon their level of experience. Please refer to the course information sheet for further details.

Course fees

  • BSG Members – £415 + VAT*
  • Non-members – £520 + VAT*

*Additional to these prices is mileage and overnight accommodation if necessary. Above prices are a standard daily rate for all candidates and not the cost per person. Course durations are determined by the accrediting body and are dependent on candidate experience and numbers. Prices quoted include certification and ID Cards where applicable.

Course venue

Dumper truck training would be delivered to you on your own site. You would need to supply the machine/equipment and an area to conduct the training.

20% discount for BSG members on all courses

We offer a range of membership packages to suit your business needs so why not become a member today.

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Bristol BS35 3QH


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