Backhoe One-Day Basic Course
Students will be introduced to the backhoe, its capabilities and maintenance requirements (fuel, oils, filters, etc.) including pre-start inspections and the greasing of the pivot points of the machine. Students will learn to identify the main components of the equipment, maneuver the machine around the yard, use the front bucket, the stabilizers and the backhoe attachment. This curriculum will focus on the proficiency needed in the use of the aforementioned features through repetitive motions.
The Basic Backhoe course is a 1-day (7 hour) duration made up of the following classes:
- BL1 Backhoe Safety Awareness 1 hour Comprehensive
- BH1 Backhoe Maintenance & Basic Controls 3 hours Practical
- BH4 Backhoe Instruction 3 hours Practical