Excavator Training

Unit Codes & Titles

RIIMPO320F Conduct civil excavator operations


3 days (24 hours) face to face

+ pre course learning

Corporate Course Fee

$5,385 for up to 6 people

Public Course Fee

$895 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

March: 4 to 7 | 18 to 21

April: 1 to 4 | 15 to 18

May: 13 to 17 | 27 to 31

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

March: 11 to 14 | 25 to 28

April: 8 to 11

May: 20 to 24

Public Course Dates (Gladstone)

Upon enquiry

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction excavator operations. The course includes:

  • planning and preparing for excavation operations
  • conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • operation of an excavator including loading
    • bulk excavation
    • backfilling
    • trench excavation
    • stockpiling
    • battering and benching
    • lifting
  • carrying and placing materials
  • selecting, removing and fitting attachments
  • unloading / loading and relocating the machine
  • carrying out machine operator maintenance
  • site clean up

The unit is typically completed by personnel from below industries:

  • General industry
  • Civil Construction
  • Civil Pipe laying
  • Construction Industry
  • Resource Industry
  • New entrants to Industry
  • Apprentices

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for this Unit of Competency.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manual and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources Training purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.

Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

No formal entry requirements exist for this Unit of Competency.

No pre-requisites exist for this Unit of Competency.

Training & Education Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency candidates may undertake a range of associated plant operations units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency candidates may seek employment in civil, construction, resources and transport industries.

Registered Training Organisation

This course and all related training and assessment services are delivered by Link Resources Training in partnership with Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of a persons current skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience.

Credit Transfer (CT) is the granting of credit to an individual for units of competency / modules previous completed.

Please email [email protected] or call 0730365249 for a RPL Application Form and RPL Kit or Credit Transfer Application Form.

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).

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