This unit covers the conduct excavator operations in the civil construction industry.
- planning and preparing;
- conducting machine pre-operational checks;
- operation of an excavator including loading,
- bulk excavation,
- trench excavation,
- battering and benching;
- carrying and placing materials;
- selecting,removing and fitting attachments;
- relocating the machine;
- carrying out machine operator maintenance;
- and cleaning up.
Verification of Competency
Excavator Operations Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
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Excavator Operations Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
This course is suitable for those who wish to operate a excavator within the Resources, Construction and Infrastructure industries.
Units of Competency
RIIMPO320E Conduct civil construction excavator operations
Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to operate a excavator in the civil, construction and resources industry. The level of work performed will be due to the operators experience.
This unit forms part of the qualification RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations.