KI TRAINING
& ASSESSING

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Excavator Training Course

UNIT OF COMPETENCY:

RIIMPO320F - Conduct civil construction excavator operations

Record of results

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PURPOSE:

This Perth-based Excavator training course is designed for participants to gain the necessary skills and knowledge required to operate a excavator to lift, carry and place materials on a civil construction work site based on the Unit of Competence: ‘RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations”. On completion of this civil training course, participants who attain this unit of competency will be competent to operate an Excavator in a civil construction environment.

This comprehensive two day course includes both theory and practical components and can be completed at our live Quarry located South of Perth.

Participants who are successful in the completion of this training course will be at an advantage to secure Mobile Plant Operator jobs within the civil construction industry.

PREREQUISITES & COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

What are the prerequisites of enrolling into this course?

  • Persons must be 17 years of age or older
  • Photo ID must be presented i.e. current drivers’ licence or passport
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Basic English language and literacy skills

WHAT DOES THE EXCAVATOR COURSE COVER?

Our in-depth 2 day Excavator training course covers the following knowledge and practical elements:

  • Chain of responsibility
  • Isolation requirements
  • Site procedures and policies
  • Conducting prestart and start up checks prior to operating and shutdown procedures
  • Driving and operating the excavator at a live site (Sand Quarry)
  • Stripping and spreading various materials
  • Mixing/backfilling
  • Loading, cutting/boxing
  • Lifting and carrying materials
  • Bulk excavation
  • Trench excavation
  • Stockpiling/benching/battering
  • Fitting and removing various attachments
  • Assisting with loading and unloading excavator onto float, to be able to load and unload excavator onto a float unassisted you must complete “Load and Unload Plant” training
  • Parking and securing excavator
  • Civil construction terminology

CERTIFICATION:

On successful completion of this Excavator training course, persons will receive a Record of Results (Partial completion of the Certificate IV Civil Construction Plant Operations) listing RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations.

WHO NEEDS THIS QUALIFICATION?

If you’re operating a excavator – or intend to operate – excavator of any type in a civil construction environment, you should have this qualification. This includes workers in the resources and/or construction sectors who may be required to operate this equipment.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN AS EXCAVATOR OPERATOR?

According to the salary and career research experts at Payscale, the average rate for a front end loader operator in Australia is $…../hour. This varies according to certain factors. Click here for more detail.

HOW LONG DOES THIS QUALIFICATION LAST?

This qualification does not expire.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS QUALIFICATION COST?

To get your Excavator qualification you must do a training course. Fees vary. To complete a full 2-day course cost, contact us for a quote. All courses are exempt from GST.

DOES COVID-19 AFFECT THIS TRAINING COURSES?

No. At KI Training & Assessing, we’re still conducting Mobile Plant training courses, as per usual.

Following the Government mandated social distancing restrictions – 1 person per 2 square-metres – we have adjusted our class sizes and relocated to larger premises.

We have also undertaken many preventative measures to ensure hygiene is maintained throughout all our facilities and equipment. In particular, our training centre is totally sanitised twice a day.

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Duration: 2 Days
Course Dates:
By Appointment

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