Construction Industry Council 建造業議會
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Machineries & Cranes Operation

Certification Tests for Loadshifting Machinery Operators (updated on 30/01/2013)

Introduction

An Ordinance stipulating that all Loadshifting machinery operators must possess proper certification is effective from April 2000. The Construction Industry Council (previously the C-I-T-A), authorized by the Government, is responsible for the implementation of refresher training, testing and certification of experienced operators for the following types of Loadshifting machinery, namely, Bulldozer, Loader, Excavator, Mini-loader and Compactor.

Test Format and Test Fee

Certification Training Course & Test (New applicant)

The arrangement is as follows:
Day 1 is a theory refresher session which allows candidates to refresh their knowledge in the machinery operation and relevant safety issues. 
Day 2, Written Test is conducted in the morning session.  After the written test, candidates take turn to familiarize the operation of machine assigned for the practical test throughout the whole day. 
Day 3, candidates are allocated to carry out the Practical Test in either the morning or afternoon session.

 Revalidation Test (1-day Revalidation Course)
The arrangement is as follows:
The 1-day* Revalidation Course consists of a theory refresher session and a written test.  The theory refresher session allows candidates to refresh their knowledge in the machinery operation and relevant safety issues.  The Written Test is conducted in the afternoon, immediately after the theory refresher session.
*(Half day for Mini-loader Revalidation Course)

  Certification Test for
Loadshifting machinery
operators
Written Test
(Minutes)
Practical Test
(Minutes)
Fee
(HK$)
Special Hour
Mon to Fri (Night)
or Sat/Sun
 
1 Bulldozer 30 45 $1,200 -- *
2 Loader 30 115 $1,200 -- *
3 Excavator 30 70 $1,200 -- *
4 Mini-loader 30 40 $900 -- *
4a Mini-loader
(with attachments)
30 45 $900 -- *
5 Compactor 30 40 $900 -- *
6 Re-validation Test on
Bulldozer, Loader and Excavator
30 N/A $370 each $400 each *
7 Re-validation Test on
Mini-loader and
Mini-loader
(with attachments)
30 N/A $210 each $220 each *
Anticipated Trade Test Waiting Time
* Waiting time would be around one to two months approximately
# Waiting time would be around three to four months approximately
@ Waiting time would be around five to six months approximately
& Waiting time would be more than six months approximately

Enquiries: 2100 9500

 Download Application Form

Application for Lending the Softcopy of the 'Off-the-shelf' Training Package for the Operators of Loadshifting Machine