simulator training for mining operators

Building Operator Skills


Mining companies know that training operators to work safely and productively is important to their operations. Skills development can generate a return on investment and help sites decrease costs and increase profitability. However, dedicating the time, money and equipment necessary to refine operator skills can be a deterrent.

A growing trend is the use of simulators for training. Simulators provide a way for new operators to gain familiarization and understanding of machine controls and learn proper operating procedures before training on actual machines. They also help experienced operators refine skills to increase production levels.

Cat® Simulators

Cat Simulator training provides a safe and efficient way for new operators to gain an understanding of machine controls and learn proper operating procedures, while experienced operators can benefit by refining skills to increase production levels.

By uniting simulated worksite applications and conditions with realistic controls, Cat Simulators provide hands-on learning in a safe and economical way to enhance traditional operator training programs. Each training exercise measures and records the operator’s simulation sessions for review.

Simulator hardware features a motion system and convertible controls on a common base unit. Easily switch from one machine model to another, whether in a classroom or mobile trailer. Cat Simulators are available for construction, mining and forestry.


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