Back Hoe Operator Training

 

Our Backhoe Training course will introduce the beginner to, as well as refresh the seasoned operator with, many topics related to backhoe operation. Some of the general topics covered are safety (basic, backhoe and trenching), efficient backhoe operation and techniques, proper operator maintenance, and tips for the operator. A brief history of the backhoe which describes the progress of the machine through the years is also included.

This course is applicable to a wide range of backhoes, covering literally any size of backhoe. Attachments are not covered in this course but if you do require a course that includes a particular attachment we can always customize a module to meet your needs.

Some specific areas that are covered in this course include:

. PPE
. Digging around pipe line
. Sloped trenches
. Brake tests
. Loading trucks
. Walk around inspections
. Work cycle
. Backhoe specific safety
. Trenching safety
. Excavating

The course is designed to be self driven by the student and may be taken all at once, or over a length of time. The lesson length varies by course and student but range between 15 and 20 hours of instruction.

Upon completion of the lesson, the student takes the final exam which has a one hour time limit and has a certify mark of 75%.


Sample screenshot from the Back Hoe course: