Construction Plant Competence Scheme

A58 Excavator 360˚(below 10 tonnes)

The purpose of our CPCS A58 360 Excavator training is to ensure you or your employee has the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use the 360 Excavator safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment covers:

  • Describing the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator,
  • Naming and explaining the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology,
  • Conforming with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation,
  • Undertaking all pre-use checks,
  • Configuring and setting for travel, Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces,
  • Working in confined spaces,
  • Configuring and setting-up for excavating duties,
  • Explaining actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services,
  • Excavating differing types of excavations in a variety of grounds,
  • Placing materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers,
  • Grade, spreading and levelling ground and materials,
  • Attaching and removing buckets,
  • Lifting, moving and placing basic slung loads,
  • Carrying out shut down and security procedures,
  • Explaining the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

This course is run bi-weekly in Essex
For more information in this, or any other course, please contact us today

Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,



CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880

Essex Training Centre



​7th - 11th December 2020


Last Updated 23/11/2020

Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,



CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815