180 Digger

Our 180 excavator with backhoe loader training course is designed to enable successful candidates to operate the machine safely and correctly, in accordance with ITSSARs training syllabus.

We offer ITSSAR accredited training, which can be carried out at a customers locations. With instructors the length and breadth of the UK, we can offer truely national coverage.

Training includes (but is not limited to);

On completion of training, the operators would have covered the below;

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
Operating Safety Rules
Mobility and Stability
Refuelling & Parking
Use of Shovel Bucket & Attachments
Use of Excavator
Refuelling & Parking
Pre-use checks test
Theory Test
Practical Test


On a 180 Excavator, the front bucket is part of the process for stabalising the backhoe load.

Ensure you keep the bucket flat while entering a stock pile, and the bucket square against the stock pile.

Don’t be “greedy” with the bucket.

180 Excavator Training

Course Timings (based on THREE candidates)

5 Day novice course 
3 Day experienced/existing  operator
1 Day refresher course 

Course lengths vary, depending on number of candidates and operating experience.

ACCREDITED TRAINING : We charge a small registration fee per candidate. For the benefits of accredited training, please call the office.