service slide 1
122
previous arrow
next arrow
THE NEXT LEVEL

Forward Tipping Dumper DMP01

Awarding Body:

LANTRA Awards

Training course type:

On-site training and assessment

Novice training course duration:

1-3 days dependant on any previous experience

Novice candidate numbers:

4

Experience Worker Tests per day:

4

Variations:

Wheeled
Tracked

Card options:

5-year LANTRA traditional card & certificate

Minimum age:

16

Instructor:

Bertie Tupper & Tuppco instructors

What is forward tipping dumper?

A forward tipping dumper is commonly used on construction sites. It is used to transport large loads of materials across a site, usually on rough, undulating terrain. Its ability to handle a mixture of terrain and carry large loads makes it a flexible piece of equipment.

What does the training course include?

  • 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 for 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 key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for forward tipping dumper use
  • Prepare the forward tipping dumper for use and operate safely and efficiently
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Attach and set trailers, ready for operation
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Venue and equipment requirements:

  • Suitable and safe area to operate and manoeuvre dumper
  • Excavator/loading machine
  • Bulk material to load and move
  • Varying terrain and slopes
  • Suitable and safe area to complete paperwork
  • Suitable welfare facilities
  • Forward tipping dumper
  • Operators’ manual
  • Risk assessment completed

PPE Requirements:

  • Suitable head protection
  • Suitable eye protection
  • Suitable hearing protection
  • Suitable work clothes including wet weather
  • Gloves
  • Suitable work boots including steel toe protection
  • High Viz

HSE further information:

  • Avoiding danger from overhead power cables guidance GS6 https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/gs6.pdf
  • Avoiding danger from underground services HSG47 https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg47.pdf
  • PUWER Regulation
  • https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l22.pdf

Theory assessment:

  • 25 multiple choice questions
  • 4 marks per question
  • 80% pass mark required
  • Practical assessment criteria:
  • Pre use and operational checks
  • Drive through chicane forwards and backwards
  • Position Forward tipping dumper for loading operation x 4
  • Drive over uneven and sloping ground
  • Demonstrate hill starts
  • Discharge the load over an edge or in excavation x 2
  • Discharge the load to form a stockpile x 2
  • Reverse 30 metres in a straight line
  • Pass mark is less than 25 penalty points and no mandatory disqualifications
  • Time allowed is 1 hour

On-site training courses delivered:

Southwest – Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Avon, Somerset, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire

Southeast – Oxfordshire, Kent, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex

Midlands – Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire

East Anglia – Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk

Aylesbury, Banbury, Basingstoke, Bath, Bedford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Coventry, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Hungerford, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Southampton, Stroud, Swindon, Taunton, Warwick, Winchester, Witney, Worcester, Yeovil

Recognised industries:

Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Construction, Marine, Industrial, Fencing, Landscaping, Civils, Highways, Quarrying,

Known as:

Forward tipping dumper, dumper, dump truck, Material handler, FTD,

Manufactures:

JCB, Thwaites, Benford, Terex, Ausa,

Functions:

Forward tipping, 180° swivel, High tip skip loader, Earthmover
ENQUIRE NOW

© 2024 TUPPCO