Operate Rough Terrain/Earthmoving/Agricultural Equipment

Operator Training & Licensing

SAQA ID : 260762
No. of Credits : 11
NQF Level: 3

Course Introduction

Operating a lifting machine takes place within a regulatory framework that seeks to ensure safety of the operator, the lifting machine and the lifting machine environment. Rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment is inherently dangerous, hence, their safe operation cannot be overstated. The learner will also acquire the competencies and skills to operate the components, systems and levers to accomplish the task of lifting and handling loads appropria.tely. The aspects of safety and communication during the lifting operation are covered

Qualification Title: Operate Rough Terrain/Earthmoving/Agricultural Equipment

Unit Standard ID: 260762

No. of Credits: 11

NQF Level: 3

Operating a lifting machine takes place within a regulatory framework that seeks to ensure safety of the operator, the lifting machine and the lifting machine environment. Rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment is inherently dangerous, hence, their safe operation cannot be overstated. The learner will also acquire the competencies and skills to operate the components, systems and levers to accomplish the task of lifting and handling loads appropriately. The aspects of safety and communication during the lifting operation are covered.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Discuss and apply the regulatory framework for operating rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Describe the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment to be operated
  • Demonstrate mechanical awareness of the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Inspect the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Handle loads with a rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Operate the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  1. Renewal training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days.
  2. Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.

Novice: 5 days

Recertification: 1 day

This course is targeted at employees (Novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment.

R 2 550.00 per day

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