HEP002 – 32.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Backhoe EquipmentThe Introduction to Backhoe Operation course provides entry-level operators with instruction on the proper operation of a backhoe and/or loader. Traditional classroom training provides participants with safe work practices, an understanding of machine mechanical systems, and operational techniques. Hands-on exercises utilizing the TEEX Heavy Equipment Field provide students with operational skills development designed to ensure proper use of the equipment.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Backhoe-Loader Overview
  • Safety Procedures
  • Startup and Shut-down Procedures
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Backhoe-Loader Operations
  • Transporting a Backhoe-Loader
  • Field Applications

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for personnel just beginning their career as a backhoe-loader operator, or the participant with limited experience. This course is also recommended for use as a refresher for more experienced operators.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 3.20 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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