Road Sweeper Operation

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Max Number of Delegates: 3 Candidates per course
Duration: Between 1- 2 Days (2 Days NPORS)
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone wishing to undertake formal training in driving a Road Sweeper vehicle capable of being operated on the Public Highway or footpaths

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards and risks associated with incorrect procedures when operating Road Sweepers and driving in confined areas. To have a working knowledge of various manoeuvring techniques of the vehicle.

Training Methods

A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom briefing sessions and tutorials.

Driver CPC Approved

NO, this is NOT a Driver CPC approved course

Course Content

  • Conduct pre operational checks
  • Functions of the vehicle
  • Accident statistics
  • To locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and explain its functions
  • Load limits
  • Changes in laden and unladen vehicle characteristics
  • Demonstrate work related tasks
  • Consider minimum vehicle speed
  • Consider the hazards involved
  • Unloading the sweeper hopper
  • Inspection and changing of brushes
  • Consider the impact on machinery during winter operation
  • Consider the impact on driving the machinery during the winter months
  • Post work checks

Additional Information

This course can be delivered using your own vehicle at your own premises.

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