Course Title

New Entrant - Mini Digger Operation

Awarding body



This programme will consist of 3 days training on the machine – on completion of this training, the candidate will be issued with a “Provisional CSCS Card” and a logbook. This then allows the candidate to work, under supervision, and must log 200 hours work on the machine in a minimum of 6 months and maximum of 2 years. On completion of this work experience, the candidate must present themselves for a full test (1 day) before a full CSCS card will be issued.

Who should attend

All trainees must be over 18 years of age and be a holder of a valid Safe Pass Card and have 3 months general on site experience.

Delegates per course

Maximum 4

Course Summary

Day 1 Theory:
– Site Induction
– Review safe operation of plant and machinery
– Introduction to the machine

Day 2 Practical
– Introduction to the machine
– Servicing and pre start checks
– Basic introduction to the controls
– Manoeuvring around the site
– Inclines and declines
– Basic operation of the machinery

Day 3 Practical
– Continued Basic operation of the machinery
– More advanced skills in the operation of the machinery

Course Duration

3 days


On successful completion of the 3 day course the candidate will receive a New Entrant (provisional) operators card and log book and will be eligible to gain supervised experience on site over the aforementioned period.


To make a booking or for a free quotation call us on 029 52967 or complete the form below.