This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to conduct hydraulic excavator operations in Coal and Metalliferous mining and Extractive.
- 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
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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Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Are you interested in Excavator Operations Training? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 6500 0114 or you can Apply Online.
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.
Excavator Operations Training is suitable for those who wish to operate a excavator within the Resources, Construction and Infrastructure industries.
Load shifting (other than Forklift) equipment no longer are required to have a licence however an operator must still be deemed competent. Statement of Attainment received from completing this course is suitable.
Yes - participants may be required to undergo a competency test.
Units of Competency
RIIMPO301D Conduct hydraulic excavator operations
Participants who successfully complete this course will have the opportunity to operate a excavator in the Coal and Metalliferous mining and Extractive industry. The level of work performed will be due to the operators experience.
Excavator Operations Training forms part of the qualification RII30813 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operation