360 / 180 Excavator Training

Course Overview:

This 360 / 180 digger course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining excavator 360 or excavator 180, above or below 10 tonnes (depending on course booked), safely and productively.  This course does not include 'Lifting Operations' should you wish to add that endorsement we can offer it as either a joint or a seperate test - please contact us for a quote.

This course is offered as a CPCSNPORS or NTSS Own Course, click on the accreditation type above for more information.  You can also find out more about the CPCS card schemes here.

The CPCS Code for this course is A59 / A12.

The NPORS Code for this course is N202


Course Content:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others.
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health


Once you have completed your training you will undertake your 360 or 180 test day – click the appropriate link below for more information and what to expect on your test day.

CPCS Test Day          NPORS Test Day         NTSS In-house Test Day

Course Duration:

Novice (recommended for delegates that have had some, limited or no experience with the machine): 5 days including your test day

Refresher (recommended if the delegate is experienced with the machine.  Refresher training will help to iron out any bad habits.): 2 days including your test day

Test only (Recommended only if the delegate has recently undertaken a similar qualification in a different accreditation.  No training or help will be given on the day.): 1 day.

Course Criteria: If you wish to undertake the CPCS training option you will need to have passed the health, safety & environment touch screen test within the last 2 years.


CPCS courses can only be held at our accredited training centre.  NPORS & NTSS/CTA Course can be delivered at NTSS Ltd training centre or at your premises as a dedicated course if you have the necessary equipment and a suitable training environment.


Delegates successfully completing the course will receive either a CPCS Red Trained Operator card, an NPORS Certification or our NTSS/CTA Certificate of Attendance depending on the course you have chosen.

How to Book & Upcoming Courses:

If we have courses scheduled they will be displayed below.  To make a general enquiry about this course, complete the enquiry form below.

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