The below is NOT a course but what you could expect from a career as a Plant Operator
As a construction plant operator, you would work with the machinery and equipment used on building sites, roadworks, railways and in forestry.
You would use a range of machinery, such as bulldozers and dumper trucks, 180 and 360 degree excavators, fork lifts, compactors and whacker plates and static tower cranes.
Apart from driving and operating plant machinery, you would change buckets, shovels and other attachments, maintain equipment and carry out daily safety checks.
Depending on your job, you might work with a banksman/bankswoman, who would check the position and depth of excavations at ground level, or direct you by signals or radio if your visibility was restricted.
The skills required to be a construction plant operator include:
· Have a basic knowledge of motor mechanics
· Have a good eyesight, hearing and concentration
· Have practical ability and be able to follow detailed instructions
· Be physically fit and agile for changing attachments and climbing in and out of cabs
· Be able to follow safe working practices
· Be able to work well as part of a team
· Be comfortable at heights for some jobs
Below is the course you will need for your new career as a Construction Plant Operator that will allow you to use your enhanced learning credits:
· CPCS - contact us for a quote as a price is dependent on skills and experience
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