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Forward Tipping Dumper


  • N204 Forward Tipping Dumper 1 ton up to 10t


The forward tipping dumper is the workhorse of the construction site and usually the first item of plant most people learn how to use safely. Used for transporting loads efficiently and safely around the construction site.

This machine can traverse rough terrain, steep gradients and work in tough conditions. It is vital that those operating plant and machinery are trained and competent to do so, which is a requirement of the provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998.


This course is designed to give you the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to;


  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and you and your responsibilities are 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

  • Be able to conduct all pre operational checks in accordance with the manufacturers and legislative requirements

  • Be able to identify and maintain PPE appropriate for forward tipping dumper use

  • Be able to prepare forward tipping dumper for use and operate safely and efficiently

  • Be able to conduct all necessary safety checks of the work area

  • Be able to attach and set trailers ready for operation

  • Have knowledge of environmental considerations

  • storage and transport of accessories and attachments

  • Be able to carry out all end of shift and shutdown procedures

Novice course duration: 3 days

Maximum novice course ratio: 3 operators 1 Machine 1 trainer (3.1.1)

Maximum number of novice tests per day: 3

Maximum number of refresher tests per day: 3

Maximum number of experienced worker tests per day: 6


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