Materials Re-handler Training Course

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A Materials Re-handler training course can be provided for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by Kentra or an awarding body if required.


Novice: 3 Candidates:1  Machine: 1 Instructor: 1-5 Days
Refresher and Test: 3 candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 4 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day


To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a Materials Re-handler

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation. legislation such as PUWER and LOLER Regulations
Pre-operational checks and daily maintenance
Battery care and refueling procedures
Pre-Operational Safety Checks
Set Up and Machine Positioning
Loading of a Vehicle such as Dump Truck or a skip etc
Stock Pile work
Mobility and stability factors
Safety rules applicable to operating
Safe use of attachments
End of Shift Checks

Variations of Materials Re-handler
Up to 5 tonnes
Up to 10 tonnes
Above and below 10 tonnes

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session. A dump truck or skip would be needed on site for this test.

The Instructor is required to see the machine/equipment’s LOLER certificate (if applicable) before commencement of the course.

Certification & Validation
The Materials Re-handler training course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card
NPORS registration and plastic ID card N722 Materials Re-handler training course

materials re-handler Training Course

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