ITSSAR Forward Tipping Dumper

Course Summary

This ITSSAR accredited course will provide the delegate theoretical and practical knowledge on how to safely operate a Forward Tipping Dumper.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974)
  • Safe operator practices (Company Mobile Plant Rules if on customer premises)
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components and pre-start checks
  • Start-up procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level and rough terrain)
  • Loading and tipping procedures
  • Banksman signalling
  • Discharging materials into trench-work
  • Travelling on inclines
  • Travelling on the public highway
  • Working on stock-piles
  • Re-fuelling procedures
  • Parking and post-stop checks

Maximum number of learners



Novice: 2 Days

Refresher: 1 Day

Experienced: 1 Day


Theory question paper

Practical assessment


Delegates will be awarded an ITSSAR certificate of attendance and, will be registered on the TOPS scheme.

If required, an ITSSAR ID card can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 02830838267 or by emailing to discuss a price


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

Any Questions, Get in touch.