Plant Hire Ayrshire, Plant Hire Scotland

 “Its important to us to give our employees the very best training available, and then support them every step of the way to ensure they achieve the necessary skills, relevant certification - and of course job satisfaction.”

Andrew Duncan

“Employees are chosen for their attitude as well as their ability, for their values as well as their skills, for their desire to innovate and learn as well as their experience.”

John Duncan

“We have a continuous training program, to ensure that our staff are fully trained for the work that they are completing and are actively seeking new technology and methods which could improve the way we work.”

Margaret Duncan


In a challenging environment of continuous change, we recognise that it is only through developing our employees that we will achieve our objectives.


>> Click here to view our Training Policy.

We believe in listening to our customers’ and expectations of our staff. Then we plan a training program to ensure we can meet that.

  • All RS Duncan Plant Hire staff participate in a new start induction, which is reviewed and updated annually.

  • All our plant operators are holders of an experienced or qualified CPCS Certificate.

  • We have a committed training plan with Construction Skills, which is reviewed annually.

  • We are members of the Modern Apprenticeship Program, which introduces young people to the construction industry and over a two to three year period gaining site experience and a full NVQ/SVQ qualification.

We welcome anyone who is interested in learning the skills of the excavator, maybe you would like to try your hand at a Wheeled 180 3CX or a 360 Tracked excavator.

This is possible by calling John who can arrange for you to visit our yard for an Excavator Trial, he will be on hand to give you instruction and keep you on the right track. Please Note: this incurs a nominal charge for fuel use.

If you are looking for something more fun
visit our DIG-a-Day web page.

Experience the exhilaration with all types of excavators, learn about their uses, and feel first hand the excitement of the digger.

Company Registration Number: 271879     Waste Registration Number: WML/W/22024
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