360° Excavator Wheeled Training Course

Ryan and Tom Dixon are Lantra providers and instructors for land based and environmental training.

360° Excavator WHEELED

Awarding body

Course Aims:
To provide thorough theory and practical training in operating the 360 excavator, to enable you to pass the theory and practical assessments.

Training is available to both novices and experienced operators.

Duration of course:
Novice: 2-5 Days
Intermediate: 2 Days
Experienced: 1 Day refresher

Candidate numbers:
Bespoke numbers (talk to us for more details)

Who should attend?
Anyone who operates any Plant machinery.

On completion of course:
5 year LANTRA card and certificate 

Minimum age:


  • We have a sight situated in the Ribble Valley ideally suited for carrying out this course
  • Equipment is provided
  • Welfare facilities available
  • Indoor space for completing theory aspects of the course is available
  • Risk assessments are completed


  • Please provide
  • Suitable head protection
  • Suitable eye protection
  • Suitable work clothes including wet weather
  • Gloves
  • Suitable work boots including steel toe protection
  • High Visibility clothing


  • Theory assessment
  • 30 mandatory mutiple choice questions (MCQs) in 45 minutes, pass mark is 80%
  • Practical assessment
  • Travel the machine on-site
  • Straight trenches
  • Changing the bucket
  • Loading a vehicle

Available upon request
(Book your place tab here)

Cancelation charges:
Over 4 weeks cancelation notice – full refund
2 – 4 weeks cancelation notice – 50% refund
Less than 14 days cancelation notice – No refund

What will you learn during this course?

  • Familiarity with the manufacturers’ handbook. 
  • Stability.
  • Accident prevention.
  • Pre-shift and daily checks.
  • Starting and stopping.
  • Transportation.
  • How to operate the machine safely and effectively.
  • How to avoid potential dangers.
  • Identify the basic construction components and the purpose of all controls and gauges
  • Prepare the excavator for site and road travel
  • Travel over varying terrain including rough undulated ground
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines
  • Manoeuvre the excavator in confined areas
  • Prepare the machine to excavate
  • Excavate below ground level on a variety of excavations in different ground types
  • Place spoil into various sizes of vehicles
  • Grade, spread and level different types of terrain
  • Remove and re-attach buckets
  • Place the excavator in the safe park position
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter

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