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Dumper Truck Course SyllabusDumper

Aim
To train novice and existing operators who have received no formal training in forward and side tipping, rigid and articulated, dumpers and to train operators to correctly prepare, safely drive and correctly maintain a dumper truck

Course Content
Drive efficiently and safely under differing site conditions, including gradients
Position the dumper correctly for discharging into, and loading from excavations
Tow and reverse small trailers
The various checks and maintenance to be carried out before start of work
Correct and safe methods of starting and stopping engines
Safety precautions which must be carried out
Capacities and limitations
Legal requirements

Accreditation
ITSSAR.  Each trainee is assessed during the practical element of the course to ensure full understanding of all systems of work taught.  There is also a written multiple choice theory test paper followed by a full debrief