GRADER OPERATOR

GeneveaSAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

GRADER OPERATOR TRAINING

The following topics are covered in the Grader Operator course:

  • Applicable OH&S Legislation
  • Common/Unit Specific Parts
  • Safety Devices
  • Attachments
  • Hazards
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Basic Operation including:
    • Grading
    • Avoidance of obstacles
    • Washboards and potholes
    • Rotating the blade
    • Ditching for drainage
    • Crowning
    • Cutting high banks
    • Snow removal

Grader Operator training is 16 hours in duration and begins with a classroom theory component that is followed by a written exam.  The remainder of the session includes practical training which gives the students an opportunity to practice newly acquired skills prior to completing a practical evaluation.