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SRUC Training Courses: Forward Tipping Dumper

Accrediting Body

Lantra Awards


This training course is for anyone who currently operates or will be required to operate a wheeled forward tipping dumper in the land-based or construction industries. The course will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge required in order to operate the forward tipping dumper safely and confidently.The duration of this course is dependant of candidate ability and experience and can be run over a period of 1 - 5 days.

What is Involved?

Working in the construction industryComponents of dumpers
Stability of the machine
Accident prevention
Pre-shift checks
Starting/Stopping the machine
Daily checks
Operating the machine
Advanced operation
Site safety

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

Lantra Awards Certificate

What you will need to bring

Appropriate PPE, Passport Photograph

Course Dates

SRUC Elmwood Campus:
9th – 11th September 2019

Further course dates are scheduled on demand. Please contact the campus to register your interest.


variable depending on experience

Start/Finish Times

9am to 4.30pm approximately


On Customer Premises


Prices for this course will be given on request. Please contact the campus to receive a quotation. Our course fees include training, assessment and registration fees. Please note there is no VAT on our training.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

Sounds good? Start searching for an ITA approved course and apply online.
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How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Fiona Lanni (SRUC Ayr/Aucincruive)

01292 525355

Contact 2

Liz Rioch ( SRUC Elmwood)

01334 658842

Contact 3

Ann-Marie Duncan (SRUC Aberdeen)