QSCS - Quarries Skills Course


Quarries Skills Certification Scheme Experienced Operators One-day Training and Assessment Programme

  • Front End Loader
  • Artic Dump Truck
  • Rigid Dump Truck

Aim of the Programme:

  1. To allow experienced plant operators to gain certification, by demonstrating their skills and knowledge with the Machines.
  2. On achievement, successful candidates will be awarded a QSCS Operator registration card and a FETAC level 5 Certificate.
  3. QSCS provides certification that recognises skills and competencies of Quarry Plant occupations.

One- day Programme:

  • Part 1 –Corrective Training Session: 3 hours
  • Part 2 –Theory Test: 45 minutes
  • Part 3 –Practical Test: minimum times for each category
  • Part 4 –Feedback Session

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reminder that applicants for this route must:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of six months full time quarry experience on the category of plant
  • Hold evidence of ‘SAFETY AWARENESS' training
  • Have completed and signed the skills self analysis and application forms
  • Have had their employer complete and sign the application and employer endorsement forms