TLB Novice/Reset


The Backhoe/Loader (TLB) course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a TLB while performing their daily duties. A learner accredited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the functions of the TLB and the start-up, shutdown and operating procedures for the machine.


Your employee training program should include the following:
We explain what a TLB is, the TLB’s functions, list different types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and explain why PPE is so important.

TLB components
We identify the different components, the external and internal components of a typical TLB engine, explain the difference between petrol and diesel engines, discuss how the following components function:- hydraulic system, electrical system, braking system, power train, cooling system, tyres, loader and excavator buckets.
Gauges and switches
We explain the different types of gauges and switches.

TLB controls
We explain why the operator’s compartment must be kept clean, neat and tidy, the function of the floor pedals, direction control function, steering control and the implementation of control functions.

TLB checks
We list and explain why the operator must perform and complete different machine checks and explain how to stop, shut down and park the machine.
General TLB safety
We explain who are responsible for the operator and machine’s safety and list general and site safety rules.
TLB operating techniques
We explain how to perform all the basic TLB operations safely, list the different operating techniques, explain what the different engine smoke colors indicate, why intermittent revving is not desired and how to start a cold engine.

Materials Provided:
A workbook and supplementary handouts are provided as reference material for the written test. 
A theoretical Examination and Practical Test will follow each Module. To ensure understanding you must maintain a 75% Pass mark for each module. 
Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
 This TLB Novice/Reset training is an in-class program that can be completed in 5 Day. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Ladder Safety Certification.
What is a course with limited availability?
In addition to our published and online courses, there are several other courses that we can run with flexible options. Select the course of your choice and register your interest to attend when dates become available.


In terms of the law, all Operators who apply for Re-certifications need to be in possession of a Novice course certificate. Please be aware that certificates need to be renewed within three months after date expiry.

Accredited Training believes that training should yield benefits, far more substantial than just “a Certificate”. We offer a free service that will remind all Companies or private Operators that their certificates need to be renewed.

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