For a beginner, learning a new subject which is complex in nature is very difficult. He/she needs a good teacher and an equally suitable learning guide to understand things correctly. Moreover, when he/she is learning about heavy equipment, it becomes all the more important to have a training guide which he/she can refer time and again. It is not that only while learning he/she may need the reference of the training guide but also when he/she is done with his academics in the field of heavy equipment and is working with some company that he/she may find its importance. Heavy equipment contains huge stream of knowledge in it and it is almost difficult for one to understand it entirely. Therefore, one has to decide what they would like to specialize in. Once they have decided the subject of their interest, they can lean on several literatures written on heavy equipment that they can find helpful. However, a training guide can still come handy for a person who has specialized knowledge about a particular subject.
Training guide may consist of many things. It can contain information on how to operate a machine or it can give information on how to fix something. Concurrently, it also has something for people who have just started using equipment.
Training manuals given by heavy equipment manufacturing companies:-
Heavy equipment are undoubtedly very expensive item and the heavy equipment manufacturing companies clearly understand that if they offer a training guide or a user manual, it will be a big help to users. Not everybody who purchases heavy equipment is qualified from a reputed institute to operate it. Many people believe in trial and error method. However, no one wants to break their machine in this process. Hence, the manufacturing companies offer training guides along with the item. The user can go through the manual before even starting the machine. The training guide teaches the user every minute thing that he is required to know. Alternatively, if he gets stuck somewhere while operating the machine, he can make use of the user manual, read what he is required to do to fix the problem and then carry on with his work.
Training guide provides safety tips:-
While operating heavy equipment, following the necessary safety requirements is very crucial. A first time user may not be aware of the safety requirements and there is a high chance that he may skip them. That can prove to be a fatal mistake as he may not only hurt himself or the people around him but also damage the machine or things that are around him. Tips like what he should be doing before he begins his shift, if he should be inspecting something and if yes what are they? The safety rules that he/she should follow while operating any type of equipment. These safety rules can be generic to all the machines and need not be specific to the one that he/she has bought.
The training guide also contains information on how to keep the machine after being used and for how long can one use the machine in a day. These tips should be stringently followed in order to increase the longevity of the equipment.