road roller on the construction site

Course in construction machinery operation 

Welcome to specialist training courses for earthmoving machine operators and scaffolders. Increase your attractiveness on the labour market and take advantage of ERGON's offer! Equipment used for heavy construction work helps to improve and significantly accelerate the completion of the project. However, it is worth remembering that operators should have the necessary knowledge and entitlements for their safe and proper use. Give yourself a chance to acquire reliable knowledge, which will translate into professional performance of professional duties in the future.  

Purpose of the course 

wheel loader with bucket

The training course for construction machinery operators is designed to provide participants with theoretical and practical knowledge on the safe operation of selected earthmoving machinery and all aspects of the work of a metal scaffolder. We provide preparation for the state examination before an examination board appointed by the Institute of Mechanisation of Construction and Rock Mining.   

Detailed offer 

The courses offered by ERGON are divided into theoretical and practical parts. If you are interested in participating in the 1st class specialization course, it is necessary to have 3rd class qualifications for a given type of construction machine. Our offer includes: 

single-bucket excavator Class III - Single mobile excavators up to 25 tonnes gross weight 
Class I - all types of excavators without limitation of total weight
single vessel charger Class III - Single loaders up to 20 tonnes gross vehicle weight 
Class I - all types of excavators without limitation of total weight 
bulldozer Class III - dozers with engine power up to 110kW 
Class I - dozers above engine power of 110kW 
backhoe loader Class III - all types of backhoe loaders
road roller Class II - all types of road rollers

The training program for individual machines assumes the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. In the first part of the course, participants will learn about: 

  • the general construction and operation of the equipment in question: 
  • construction and characteristics of the machine, 
  • structure and principle of propulsion and running gear, 
  • safety rules for operation, 
  • construction and equipment of cabins. 
  • the technology of the works carried out: 
  • general information about earthworks, 
  • working techniques with a given device, 
  • technologies used during operation, 
  • principles of safe operation. 

During practical classes, students will learn about: 

construction equipment in operation
  • introductory instruction, 
  • a job instruction, 
  • the range of working movements of a given machine, 
  • the range of movements of the accessories adapted to a given device, 
  • the technique of moving around the construction site, 
  • preparation of the workplace, 
  • work with accessories, 
  • detecting and removing minor faults, 
  • preparation of operational documentation. 

The thematic scope of the course for a scaffolding fitter 

The course offered by ERGON provides knowledge on: 

  • regulations Health and Safety related to the assembly and use of scaffolding; 
  • creating technical documentation; 
  • rules for the construction of scaffolding made of system and steel pipes; 
  • technologies used in assembly; 
  • technical condition control methods; 
  • safe dismantling of scaffolding. 

Practical classes include: 

  • preparatory work carried out before the assembly of scaffolding; 
  • exercises in assembling and disassembling tubular, modular and frame scaffolding; 
  • inspection of the technical condition of the erected structure. 

Who is the course for? 

We recommend that you take part in our course if you need to become qualified to operate excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders, bulldozers and road rollers. We require candidates to be at least 18 years old and to have a medical certificate stating that there are no contraindications to working in these positions. In addition, those wishing to take part in the scaffolder training course are required to have a valid medical certificate stating that they are able to work at heights above 3 metres.  

If you have any questions about our offer please contact us - our staff will be happy to help clarify any doubts. We encourage you to choose our services!

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