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The candidate can carry out training on the machine or training + test which can be carried out on site. After completion of the course the candidate will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook and other sources of information, regulations and legislations applicable to the particular machine to be used.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify how to use the remote control for steering and driving and explain all their functions.
  • Be able to conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements.
  • Be able to identify and maintain PPE appropriate for the screener.
  • Be able to safely mount and dismount the screener.
  • Be able to start and stop the screener engine, belts, feeder and screen deck safely.
  • Be able to configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas.
  • Be able to conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Be able to explain different types of screeners, their advantages and disadvantages, and how they produce the desired size material.
  • Be able to communicate with the loading operator establishing agreed signs, desired product size and production speed.
  • Be able to carry out emergency stop and safety precautions.
  • Be able to carry out screening tasks.

TSI Training Ltd, Easington Lea Farm West,
Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3UP