Students are expected to initiate the basic maintenance and safety of the backhoe and be able to properly start, move, and run the machine. Each student will be tested on their ability to perform all techniques taught in previous courses.
This class will progress according to each individual student’s strengths and weaknesses. Advanced material handling will be taught using different techniques including rigging. All students will be introduced to blue print reading, and transit use for excavation purposes.
The Backhoe 4 module has a 3 day (21 hour) duration made up of the following classes:
- SS4 OSHA regulations 29 CFR 1926 for Backhoe 4 hours Comprehensive
- BH8 Backhoe Instruction 14 hours Practical
- BH9 Backhoe Solo Operation 3 hours Practical