John Deere’s Excavator Operator Training Simulator is a cost-effective, safe, and efficient way to train new excavator operators in a risk-free environment. This customer-driven training simulator features real-world situations, jobsite hazards, safety violations, hand signals, equipment damage, budget-based scoring, and replica machine controls.
Eight highly detailed and realistic lessons teach proper operator technique, machine controls, and safe operation in a virtual jobsite. After completing each lesson, operators receive immediate feedback based on their performance. Operators are scored against a budget and other skilled operators to help identify strengths and weaknesses.
The Excavator Operator Training Simulator includes the simulator software and license, simulator stand with adjustable arm rests, lightweight adjustable seat, replica joystick controls, and replica foot pedals.
Get to know the Excavator Simulator. The following image gallery contains screenshots and pictures of the simulator stand and controls.
Safely pick and place a pipe into a trench while following hand signals.
Learn to dig a trench to grade while avoiding underground utilities and other safety violations.
Load trucks quickly and safely from a bench in this timed productivity lesson.
Learn to safely load an excavator onto a lowboy trailer.
Eight highly detailed and realistic lessons teach proper operator technique and machine controls.
The Placement for Trenching lesson teaches proper bucket positioning and angle.
Over 20 safety violations teach safe operation.
After completing each lesson, operators receive immediate feedback based on their performance.
Safely stow the boom and arm for transport.
Set and 8800lb trench box while following hand signals.
Eight highly detailed and realistic lessons will teach proper operator technique, machine controls, and safe operation in a virtual jobsite. The Excavator lessons include operator controls familiarization, placement for trenching, end of day parking, loading trucks from a bench, dig a level trench, set a trench box, pick and place pipe, and load onto a trailer.