Rough Terrain Equipment

Rough Terrain Equipment (FEL, etc.)

TETA Accreditation. Unit Standard: 260762.

Operating a lifting machine takes place within a regulatory framework that seeks to ensure safety of the operator, the lifting machine and the lifting machine environment. Rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment is dangerous; hence, their safe operation cannot be overstated. The learner will also acquire the competencies and skills to operate the components, systems and levers to accomplish the task of lifting and handling loads appropriately.

Pre-requisites:

  • Literacy and Numeracy at Grade 11

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Discuss and apply the regulatory framework for operating a rough terrain/earthmoving/ agricultural equipment
  • Describe the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment to be operated
  • Demonstrate mechanical awareness of the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Inspect the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Handle loads with the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment
  • Operate the rough terrain/earthmoving/agricultural equipment