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Micro/Mini Excavator

360 Excavator

MV & Sons forklift training services LTD are delightful to be able to offer NPORS accredited up to 1-3 tonnes Micro/Mini excavator training courses.

We now have facilities where private individuals can come to our site and be tested by our accredited instructors.

Courses duration will depend on candidates experience usually 1 to 10 days if candidate is a complete novice.

Course types:

  • Experienced worker test 1 day (evidence from employer required)
  • Semi experienced 3-5 days
  • Complete novice 5-10 days training dependent on ratio

Course contents include:

  • Pre operational checks
  • Manoeuvring
  • Checks to carry out before excavation
  • Backfilled excavation
  • From a raised bench prepare to load a vehicle
  • Load a dump truck
  • Change attachments
  • Quick hitch theory
  • Shut down procedures

Theory is included on all subjects above.

Things operator should check before he/she digs an excavation:

  • Land owners permission
  • Plans detailing all underground services
  • C.A.T and GENNY (cable avoidance scanner)
  • Dig in layers max of 6 inches at the time as recommended

MV and Sons forklift training services LTD offers NPORS accredited micro/mini excavator training course for up to 1-3 tonnes in and around Essex and Suffolk covering all the major towns: Ipswich, Norwich, Chelmsford, Colchester, Southend, Basildon, Romford, Ilford, Newmarket, Harlow, Essex as well as neighbouring Suffolk, Cambridge, Kent, London and Northampton areas with easy access from the M25, M11, A127 and A12 and A14.

Excavator Micro/Mini courses can be delivered in your own language, MV and Sons training services specialises in having there own instructors from different countries Polish, Lithuanian, Russian, Romanian, Hungarian. 360 excavator training courses available. Please ask for more details.


Polish and Lithuanian languages are also spoken!
Have your Eastern European workers trained in their own language


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