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Need a CSCS ticket? Have a Valid Safe Pass Card and 6 months relevant experience in the last 2 years?

In January 2002, Hynes-Quinn added a new dimension to it’s already highly successful portfolio of services. A new Construction Plant Operator Training Centre was opened just outside Longford town. This operation has been developed and implemented to a point where certification is complete to the approved standards of SOLAS, ITSSAR and The Health and Safety Authority.

  • 360 Excavator Tracked
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Front Load Dumptruck
  • B1 “Counter-Balance” Forklift
  • In-experienced Trainees
  • 180 Excavator
  • Rear Dumper
  • Forklift “Reach” Truck
  • Skid steer
  • Dozer


Here is Noel Quinn to tell us more:

Hynes Quinn believes that everyone deserves to learn and be tested in the very highest standard of vehicle. To this end, throughout the range of different vehicles we cover, we are constantly replacing the nearly new with the brand new, and maintaining the entire fleet to the highest level possible.

  • Licensing & Certification training covering all aspects of safety awareness including theory and practical test
  • Assisting Trainees by providing training that meets all legal and statutory requirements
  • Achieving the correct level of ability and training techniques in order to operate Plant & Heavy Goods Machinery.

That each Trainee on completion of this course is capable of satisfying the basic requirements of the Health & Safety Commissions approved Code of Practice in the safe operation of the specified machine type(s) which they have been tested upon.


  • Course Registration / Introduction
  • Course Aims / Objectives
  • Course Material
  • The need to train and the statutory requirements
  • Operating safety Code of Practice
  • Relevant Safety films
  • Multiple choice theory test

Practical Skills Instruction

  • Introduction to the machine
  • Control Familiarisation
  • Daily checks / refueling procedure
  • Battery charging and battery maintenance
  • Driving and steering procedures
  • Load weight assessment
  • Load handling
  • Moving forward / Reverse / Stopping / Emergency stopping
  • Practical Skills test

On successful completion of both Theory and Practica,l each trainee will be issued with a Solas recognised “Ticket” authorising the named person to operate the machine’s which they have been successfully tested upon. Each Trainee will also be issued with a Basic Skills Ability Certificate accredited by Solas.

  • €470 per person per category
  • €320 per person for Counter Balance Forklift
  • €25 Solas Registration and issue of card

For more information on any of the packages above or to to make a booking you can telephone 086 268 2305 or view our Contact Information. Hynes Quinn hold the following accreditations

  • FETAC – Certificate in Training Systems Development (FÁS) for Workplace Assesment
  • SOLAS – Approved Assesment Centre
  • NIFAST – Lift Truck Operator Certificate

CSCS Exemption Application Forms – Recognition of Prior Learning

Please click on the picture below of the machine you wish to download the form you require: Please print off all of the pages as you are required to have a copy of the booklet with you on the day of the course.

If you have a question regarding the filing of the above forms please call Noel on 0862682305 or send us an email



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Digger 5 03, Apr, 2019 :

Due to increasing Demand we have added more dates for Plant! Remember you must have a Valid Safe Pass Card and 6 Months relevant Experience in the last two years If you would like any further information ...

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Hi Folks, Thanks to all our customers for your bookings this year, we really appreciate your business. In fact many of our bookings come from past Pupils so thanks again for your repeat business! As you know ...

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