Plant Operator Training

24th September, 2021

Plant Operator Training

Although equipment failure or malfunction can sometimes cause unexpected plant shutdowns, plant operator error is one of the biggest causes for plant shutdowns. In several industries, plant operators have an active role in the equipment processes. As a result, they have a direct effect on a plant’s productivity levels and on making sure that the operations go on smoothly.

On the flip side, when things go wrong in the plant, their actions could be to blame. Although even plant operators are humans and humans end up making mistakes, many of those errors are a result of insufficient training.

MTS Plant UK’s official Lantra Training Provider and offer plant operator training courses for beginners and experienced operators. We offer plant operator training courses for the following plant machinery:

  • Tracked Loaders
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Forward Tipping Dumpers
  • 360-degree Excavators (below 10 tonnes)

Benefits of Regular Plant Operator Training

By signing up for our plant operator training courses, you can benefit in the following ways:

  • Safety – Safety is the biggest reason to invest in plant operator training courses for your team. Safety training is the best way to reduce facility hazards whilst keeping your plant safe.
  • Prevent system shutdowns – Inadequate training is one of the biggest causes of plant shutdowns. By ensuring your employees are sufficiently and regularly training, you can keep your plant operating smoothly whilst eliminating unexpected outages.
  • Improve efficiency – Although preventing system outages can improve your plant’s efficiency, regular training can boost efficiency in other ways. When plant operators are well-trained, they are likely to work faster as they become familiar with their daily tasks and duties. Moreover, plant operators trained to refer to equipment manuals and troubleshoot can fix problems on their own, doing away with the need to call a mechanic, saving you money and time.
  • Employee turnover – Regular plant operator training ensures that when some of your employees retire or take other positions in the company, the team members can pick up right away. By ensuring that multiple employees are trained on specific tasks and procedures is a great way to make sure your plant is never dependent on any one individual.

Types of Plant Operator Training Courses

As part of our plant operator training courses, your employees will become adept in the following areas:

  • General training
  • Maintenance
  • Safety
  • Plant shutdown procedures
  • Troubleshooting

Contact the MTS Plant team today to Find Out More

Interested in learning more about our plant operator training courses? Fill in our contact form or call us to book a consultation. Our team would be happy to discuss your requirements and help you book a training session for your team.

Tel: 08000 156 555