Earthmoving Machines – Advanced

Earthmoving Machines – Advanced

Courses Info

RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction excavator operations

RIIMPO319D Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

RIIMPO320E Conduct backhoe/loader operations

RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with nationally recognised Statements of Attainment for the above units of competency.

Course Overview

Students will be able to demonstrate safe and effective skills required to operate these machines in a safe and confident manner.

Topics covered include:

  • Machine and general safety
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Pre-start inspection
  • Control functions
  • Start-up and shut-down procedures
  • Rules for safe operation


The course duration will depend on the applicants experience and includes theory and practical elements. The theoretical components will be conducted face-to-face in the classroom and all practical elements will be demonstrated, practised and assessed in a simulated environment or approved workplace location.

Training Location

Training can be conducted at our Laverton training centre or at your premises providing it meets certain criteria.

Learners must undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to assist in determining suitability.

Birth Certificate, Drivers Licence or Passport must be presented as evidence of ID.