Overview

This unit covers how to conduct civil construction excavator operations in the civil construction industry.

It includes:

  • planning and preparing
  • conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • operation of an excavator including;
    • bulk excavation,
    • backfilling,
    • trench excavation,
    • stockpiling,
    • battering and benching;
    • lifting,
  • carrying and placing materials
  • selecting,removing and fitting attachments
  • relocating the machine
  • carrying out machine operator maintenance; and
  • cleaning up
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Excavator Operations is suitable for those who wish to operate an excavator within the Resources, Construction and Infrastructure industries.

Entry Requirements

A moderate English language, literacy and numeracy skill level is required.

All participants are required to wear the following minimum PPE to enter our facilities:

  • Fully enclosed shoes (steel-capped boots preferred)
  • Long-sleeve shirt with high visibility
  • Long work pants

Additional PPE may be required depending on the course requirements.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL may be available for candidates with previous industry experience.

Work Opportunities 

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to operate an excavator in the civil, construction and resources industry. The level of work performed will be due to the operators’ experience.

Further Opportunities

This unit forms part of the qualification RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations.

Upon successful completion, participants will be issued a Statement of Attainment for undertaking this course:

RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations

 

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72-80 Belgravia St,
Belmont, Perth WA 6104

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55 Mica Street, Carole Park,
Ipswich QLD 4300

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North Brisbane Facility

97 Flinders Parade,
North Lakes QLD 4509

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Darwin Facility

1 Campion Road, East Arm
Darwin NT 0822

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Gladstone Facility

17-19 South Tree Drive,
South Trees, Gladstone QLD 4680

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We work with companies who view industrial training as more than just a means to maintain compliance, it’s an opportunity to improve efficiency, improve safety and avoid down-time.

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