Tractor / Dozer FAS CSCS New Entrant

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Tractor / Dozer Course Duration
3 Day FAS CSCS Tractor / Dozer New Entrant Operator training courses (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 3 day Tractor / Dozer training 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 a Tractor / Dozer is needed for the practical. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the machine must be in date where required.

Tractor / Dozer Certification
On successful completion of this Tractor / Dozer programme you will be issued with an Operator Log Book and a Temporary Operator card. You are required to spend a minimum of six months operating Tractor / Dozers within a two year timeframe before you can apply for your CSCS final assessment. Once the log book is completed you must attend an additional 1 Day Assessment in order to receive your full FAS CSCS Operator ticket, which is valid for 5 years.

Tractor / Dozer Course Description
The Programme will consist of a combination of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to Tractor / Dozer operations, and practical operation of the Tractor / Dozer.

  • Introduction
  • Safety and PPE
  • Responsibilities of the Tractor / Dozer operator
  • Tractor / Dozer Operator’s Manual
  • Tractor / Dozer pre-use checks
  • Tractor / Dozer operation
  • Tractor / Dozer safety awareness
  • Safety controls
  • Prepare the Tractor / Dozer for movement
  • Travel the Tractor / Dozer
  • Set up for operation and operate Tractor / Dozer controls
  • Park and secure the Tractor / Dozer

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be over 18 and have at least three months general construction experience. Candidates must also hold a current FAS Safe Pass Registration Card.

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

Who Should Attend?
This FAS New Entrant Tractor / Dozer training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to operate Tractor / Dozers. This course will prepare candidates for the FAS Tractor / Dozer Assessment leading to the CSCS Tractor / Dozer card (ticket) which is required for Tractor / Dozer drivers on construction sites.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate Tractor / Dozers efficiently and safely.

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

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Tractor / Dozers.