Screener Training – Course Details

It is envisaged that by the end of this Screen training course the trainee operator will be able to answer
questions on and perform the following:

  • 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 machine to be
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their
  • Be able to locate and identify how to use the attached remote control.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate to the Screener.
  • Safely mount and dismount the Screener.
  • Start and stop the engine, belts, feeder, and screens safely.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Explain different types of Screeners, their advantages and dis-advantages of using, how
    they segregate the desired material.
  • Communicate with loading operator establishing agreed signs, desired product size and
    production speed.
  • Carry out an emergency stop / safety precautions.
  • Carry out Screening tasks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for
    screener transportation.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.