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 TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 ADVANCED DRIVING
       DANGEROUS GOODS
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           SHUNTING

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       TRACTORS
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FULL TITLE: OPERATE A FRONT END LOADER
FIELD: Physical Planning and Construction
SUBFIELD: Physical Planning, Design and Management
UNIT STANDARD: 262747 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (12 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The front end loader course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a front end loader while performing their daily duties in the working environment. Learners who achieve the course objectives will, upon completion of the course, be able to operate the front end loader safely, demonstrate start-up, shutdown and general
operating procedures while maintaining professional operator attitudes.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Introduction to Operate a front end loader
    We explainwhy you need to be a professional operator,     identify who is considered to be professional drivers, we
    explain what a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) a
    front end loader operator may be required to use and     who is responsible for which aspects of PPE and the care
    thereof.
Front end loader familiarisation
    We identify types of front end loaders; explain what
    they may be used for and what type of vehicles or
    equipment a front end loader may be required to load.
Front end loader components
    We explain why operators must know the different
    components of the machine, identify the different
    components and explain what the function of each
    component is and how to check that the component
    is serviceable.
Gauges and warning devices
    We explain the different types of gauges we find on     front end loaders, identify the different warning systems     and appropriate action to be taken by operators and     identify the different warning lights, buzzers and     hooters.
Front end loader controls 
    We identify the controls found on a front end loader,     explain the purpose and functioning of controls and     demonstrate the operation of each control.
Front end loader checks
    We identify the checks an operator must do on a front     end loader, explain how to perform the checks and why     and demonstrate how to perform the checks.
General front end loader safety
    We explain the importance of safety when operating a     front end loader, the safety rules and the site rules.
Front end loader operating techniques
    We explain and demonstrate the different operating
    techniques and explain the disadvantages of excessive     idling and intermittent revving and what different
    exhaust smoke colour indicates.
Transporting the front end loader
    We explain the safety aspects a front end loader
    operator must consider when loading the machine for
    transportation and explain how to correctly load and
    position the front end loader on the transporter.
Professional operato'rs attitude
    We explain why a professional operator should have a     positive attitude to his/her work and team, what is
    considered a positive and good attitude, be able to     identify and solve problems and communicate in the     work place.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of front end loader training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.

 
  Preparation for on-site Training

HRETD provides training on site to assure optimal skills transfer in the actual work environment. It is thus important for clients to prepare in advance in order to streamline the training process. To this end, we have prepared this handy preparation guide for clients' convenience. The following are requirements of the company on commencement of training, which must be provided to the skills development practitioner...
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