Dumper Truck Novice/Reset


With no previous experience, the novice needs to have time to both absorb the theory and then acquire safe handling ability of the dumper truck. To gain confidence in his ability and newfound skills, and appreciate the Health and Safety issues in the working environment. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act , and other relevant statutory provisions.


  1. THEORY 
    -The Need to Train & Statutory Requirements
    -Rated Capacities-Stability and instability
    -Operating Safety Code & Site Safely Rules
    -Film “The Correct, Approach”& “Site Safety”
    -Multi Choice Theory Test.

– Introduction to the Machine
-Control Familiarisation
-Daily Checks/Refuelling/Simple Maintenance
-Steering and Drive Modes
-Steering Procedures, (Un-laden and Laden)
-Load Weight Assessment
-Load Handling
-Use of Stabilisers (where applicable)
-Stacking and De-stacking Procedures
-Vehicle Loading/ Unloading
-Fitting and use of Attachments
Practical Skills Test .

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 Dumper Truck Novice/Reset training is an in-class program that can be completed in 5 Days. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Dumper Truck Novice/Reset 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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