Conversion Course 180 Excavator CSCS card to QSCS card

This conversion course from a CSCS card to QSCS card enables trained quarry plant operators who hold a current CSCS 180⁰ Excavator QQI certificate to gain recognition and provide an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their, knowledge associated with 180⁰ Excavator quarry operations.

Course Duration

Half day (Max 12 candidates)

Starting Time

9 am


Theory Examination

Course Content
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Safe working practices in quarries
  • Machine components and functions
  • Pre-use checks and basic maintenance
  • Correct operating techniques
  • Lifting Operations in quarries
  • Hazards in a quarry
  • Shut down and securing procedures
  • Is in possession of a valid 180° Excavator Solas CSCS card and QQI certificate.
  • Have at least six months full time experience (must be within the last two years)
  • ID (Passport or Driving Licence)
  • PPS Number
  • Completed Candidate pack
  • 1 x Passport Photo
  • Candidate must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E)
  • Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or over

On successful completion of 180° Excavator Assessment candidates will be issued with a Solas QSCS card. (Candidates still retain their CSCS card)