Basic Excavating

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Lab Hours: 50 Classroom Hours: 30

Total Hours: 80

Instruction will be given in safe basic operation of the skid steer, wheel loader, tractor loader backhoe, articulated haul vehicle, and excavator. This course will also include how to work safely around utilities and how to trench and excavate safely, implementing general industry standard practices and OSHA excavating and trenching regulations.

Course Objective

Learn the safe and effective use of a wheel loader, tractor-loader-backhoe and skidsteer.

Equipment Required: Hardhat, safety vest, work clothes, work boots.