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An Articulated Dump Truck is the most common dump/haul truck you will see on a civil or mining site. They are purpose built trucks that are able to go over rough terrain to get the job done. The vehicle usually has all-wheel drive and consists of two basic units: the front section, generally called the tractor, and the rear section that contains the dump body, called the hauler or trailer section.
It is important to follow all appropriate procedures and guidelines when operating an Articulated truck. This will ensure the belly dump is operated within applicable guidelines and that work is conducted in a safe manner.
This course covers the operations of an Articulated Haul Truck in the following fields...
The duration will vary depending on your background and experience. There is a logbook that must be completed with on-the-job training, they have tasks listed in the front of the logbook that must be completed a certain number of times each, the amount of times will vary depending on your level of experience. Assessment cannot be conducted until these tasks have been completed and the assessment may take from 4 to 8 hours to complete.
This course is suitable for those who wish to operate an Articulated Dump Truck within the Civil Construction, Coal and Metalliferous Mining and Extractive Industries.
Yes - participants may be required to undergo a competency test
Successful students receive a Statement of Attainment which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
This unit forms part of the Full Qualification