Mini Digger FAS CSCS Assessment

Mini Digger Assessment Duration
1 Day FAS CSCS Mini Digger Assessment (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 1 day Mini Digger assessment course is available on-site on your premises anywhere in the Republic of Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and machines are needed for the practical assessment. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the machine must be in date where required.

Mini Digger Certification
On successful completion of this FAS CSCS Mini Digger Assessment you will be issued with a FETAC Certificate and FAS CSCS Operator Card for Mini Diggers.

Mini Digger Course Description
The Programme will consist of a combination of a classroom session of underpinning knowledge relating to Mini Digger operations, and practical operation of the Mini Digger.

  • Introduction
  • Safety and PPE
  • Responsibilities of the Mini Digger operator
  • Introduction to the Mini Digger Operator’s Manual
  • Mini Digger pre-use checks
  • Mini Digger safety awareness
  • Safety controls
  • Prepare the machine for movement
  • Travel the Mini Digger
  • Set up for operation and operate Mini Digger controls
  • Excavate and backfill operations
  • Park and secure the Mini Digger
  • Theory test
  • Practical test

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be over 18 and may attend the Mini Digger Assessment by a choice of 2 routes:

Candidates who have no experience of operating Mini Diggers must complete the 3 day New Entrant Mini Digger course before attending the FAS CSCS Assessment (listed on our Course List).

Experienced Mini Digger Operators who have not attended the 3 day New Entrant programme may present for the Mini Digger Assessment subject to filling out the required Self Assessment / Declaration paperwok and satisfying the relevant criteria. Pleasecontact our office for further information.

All candidates must hold a current FAS Safe Pass Registration Card.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest.

Who Should Attend?
This FAS CSCS Mini Digger Assessment  is suitable for anyone who wishes to achieve the CSCS Mini Digger card (ticket) which is required for Mini Digger drivers on construction sites.

Course Objectives
To assess delegates on the knowledge and skills needed to operate Mini Diggers safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Mini Diggers.