Side Boom Operator aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently operate a side boom pipe layer. Training includes practical knowledge of planning and risk management, machine inspection and routine maintenance, correct lifting and laying techniques, knowledge of machine controls and dynamics including load charts and limitations, shut down and post operational checks.
Note that some workplace procedures require side boom operators to hold a CN Non Slewing Crane High Risk Licence.
Verification of Competency
Side Boom Operator 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.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email email@example.com or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued
Please refer to our Refund Policy
For further information about onsite training for this course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact us on 1300 700 080 or Apply Online.
Side Boom Operator 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.
Those in civil construction and pipe laying operations
There are no prerequisites
Recognition of prior learning is offered for this unit
Units of Competency
RIIMPO327D Conduct pipe layer operations
This unit forms part of the Nationally Recognised Qualification's:
- RII31309 Certificate III in Pipe Laying
- RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations