Operate an Excavator

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Course Code SCN-100-CT-P0-USTD-CN0094
Unit Standard Title Operate an Excavator
Unit Standard Description Unit Standard Title: Operate an Excavator

SAQA Qualification ID: 262744

Credits: 15

NQF Level: 2

Purpose The qualifying learner will be able to operate an excavator by understanding the functions of starting, shutting down, and operating procedures for the machine.
Duration This course is presented over 5 days for Novices and 1 day for re-certification
Recommended Entry Criteria Literacy and Numeracy at Grade 9
Learning Outcome Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of an excavator

Plan for work activities and prepare the work area

Start and shut down an excavator

Operate an excavator

Transport an excavator to and from site