We are MJ Mining Skills Training College
SAQA US ID: 262745
NQF Level: 2
Credits: 10
Duration: 1 Week
Recertification: 1 Day
License Renewal: 1 Day

MON-SAT 8:00-9:00

+27 786 790849

A dump truck is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. 1 It is typically used in construction and dumping sites. 2  It is commonly called articulated dump truck (ADT) or dumper truck.  After this dump truck operator training course, you will know how to operate a dump truck by understanding the functions of starting, shutting down, and operating procedures.

  • What is an articulated dump truck
  • Different makes of dump trucks
  • Functions of a dump truck
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are compulsory dump truck training requirements for safety purposes. Learners joining the ADT training course will prove competence in communication and mathematical literacy at NQF Level 1. National ID/passport is required and a code 10 driver’s license. Your CV is necessary for job assistance. It will be presented to potential employers and recruitment agencies after your dump truck operator course. An old copy of the dump truck license and certificate of competence is required for the license renewal or refresher course.
  • The main functions of adt dump truck and all its major components is explained. 
  • Safety features and warning devices.
  • Application of dump truck in earthmoving activities.
  • Maximum operating capacities of trucks.
  • Pre-start and Pre-operational checks
  • Using the daily checklist to check the dump truck for safe operation in the workplace
  • Reporting any defects discovered during the daily checks.
  • Completing dump truck log books and check sheets accurately and correctly.
  • Repairs and servicing
  • Safe maintenance procedures
  • Personal safety (PPEs)
  • Discussing dump truck safety and how it affects the driving of a dump truck in the workplace
  • Identifying hazards to avoid injuries and accidents
  • Batteries and tyre safety
  • Safety of other personnel
  • Site operational requirements.
  • Selecting of required equipment to perform the work activity.
  • Inspection and preparation of work area.
  • Daily and weekly operator maintenance
  • Start-up and shutdown procedures
  • Parking of dump truck
  • Documentation of dump truck hours
  • Reporting of maintenance and faults
  • Functions of the various controls 
  • Safe driving practices 
  • Operational hazards
  • Truck performance monitoring
  • Dumping load safely
  • Working on slopes
  • Towing
  • Obeying all site rules
  • Being a team player
  • Being able to communicate
  • Being able to identify and solve problems
  • Having the correct and positive attitude
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Guidelines for Driven Machinery Regulations
  • National Road Traffic Act


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    We have offered discount on all mining machines courses, due to increased demand for operators in the mines. apply & start train as soon as possible, leave your CV after training then we shall assist you in job placement due to the connection we have in the mines