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Excavator Trainer Upgrade     
Course Information
This Excavator Trainer Upgrade Program is exclusively for IVES Certified Trainers who wish to acquire the technical knowledge needed to train operators on mini/compact excavators. This is a fast-paced program that will get you ready to train your excavator operators. This program isn’t make or model specific, our training covers concepts common to all types of excavators including John Deere, Case, CAT, Hitachi, Liebherr, Kato, Kubota, and Mitsubishi.

Trainees will gain technical knowledge of this equipment through classroom study and hands-on exercises with the equipment. Successful attendees will receive an updated certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Program Outline
• Excavator Reference Manual review
• Main parts and their function
• Factors affecting stability and capacity
• Safe operating procedures
• Pre-use inspections
• Practical training exercises and evaluations
• Parking and shut down

• Trainees must be IVES Certified Trainers prior to attending.
• Trainees must have functional English language reading, writing and speaking skills.
• Trainees must have experience using the equipment.
• Trainees must be comfortable working with numbers.
• Trainees will be sent an Excavator Reference Manual approximately three weeks prior to the program for review and completion. Each trainee must bring their completed manual with them to the program.

Important Information
• Safety toed shoes and a high visibility vest are required while working with the equipment.
• Appropriate outdoor clothing is recommended.
• Operator credentials are not issued during this program.
• IVES strongly recommends that trainees attending this program should also attend a Competent Person – Excavation course. For more information, refer to the excavations and or trench-related sections of the occupational safety and health regulations applicable in your area.
• Please be advised that the program trainer cannot accommodate trainees arriving late or those requiring early departure for any reason. Please ensure that you or the trainee you select is able to attend the full duration of the program, as failure to do so may result in an unsuccessful completion.
Facility Advertised pricing
Registration $715.00 member/non-member
Course Details
Course Code: IVESEXUP
Course Length: 8 Hours

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