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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade, Heavy Equipment Safety, Identification of Heavy Equipment, Basic Operational Techniques, Tractors, and Grades - Part One.
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Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 150; including 72.5 of Core Curriculum)
22101-05 Orientation to the Trade (5 Hours)
Provides a comprehensive overview of heavy equipment uses, operator responsibilities, career opportunities, and safety principles associated with the operation of heavy equipment.
22102-05 Heavy Equipment Safety (10 Hours)
Contains the safety guidelines for the operation, maintenance, and transportation of heavy equipment. Covers the use of signs and barricades and the safety of those working in the vicinity of heavy equipment, as well as trenching safety issues.
22103-05 Identification of Heavy Equipment (5 Hours)
Provides an overview of each type of heavy equipment covered in the program, along with their different models, applications, and common attachments.
22104-05 Basic Operational Techniques (25 Hours)
Provides basic instruction for the safe operation and preventive maintenance on each type of equipment, including proper mounting, startup procedures, and basic movements of the machine and its attachments. Provides the first hands-on experience with each type of machine.
22105-05 Tractors (17.5 Hours)
Covers operation of utility tractors and heavy-duty articulated tractors as used in the construction industry. Contains detailed operation and operator maintenance instructions, including duties and responsibilities of the operator, safety rules for operation, attachment of implements, and preventive maintenance procedures performed by the operator.
22106-05 Grades, Part One (15 Hours)
Introduces the concepts of elevations and grading, the use and interpretation of grade stakes, and the basic process of grading construction sites, distance measuring, and finish grades.