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N726 - Quick Hitch Awareness

This course will give you foundation training and assessment in Quick Hitch operations and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or, if you wish to refresh your skills, we offer a short duration course.

Course Summary

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator 

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular Quick Hitch to be used 

  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the Quick Hitch and explain their functions 

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Quick Hitch use 

  • Be able to explain the different types of Quick Hitch devices 

  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements 

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the designated change over area 

  • Fit and remove attachments safely and efficiently 

  • Demonstrate and explain checks for attachment security 

  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Course Duration

1-3 Days


Our construction plant courses can be delivered with either NPORS or our own in-house accreditation. On successful completion of the course candidates will therefore receive certification per their preference. 

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