Quickhitch awareness

Course Outline

The aim of the course is to provide candidates with the basic understanding and practical skills required when dealing with Quick Hitches on Excavators.

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By the end of the course, the successful candidates will complete the following in accordance with accepted good practice an current guidelines:

  • Identify the Risks Related with Quick Hitch Devices
  • Perform the Operators Legal Duties
  • Show Safe Working Practices
  • Demonstrate Skills to Connect/Disconnect Attachments
  • Show How to Conduct Visual Inspections
  • Execute Maintenance of Quick Hitch Equipment
  • Demonstrate the Appropriate Methods for Testing Connections
  • Comply with Manufactures Specification of Use
  • Course Evaluation

We will also ensure that delegates have a thorough knowledge of the responsibilities under all relevant health and safety legislation.


The duration of the course depends on the previous experience of the candidate.