Excavator Operations


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Excavator Operations


RIIMPO320F - Conduct civil construction excavator operations


2 days (depending on experience) face to face


Available on Request


$895 per person


In all our locations!

Excavator Training Course Overview

Our Excavator course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to operate a civil construction excavator safely and efficiently. The course covers a range of topics, including equipment operation, hazard identification, risk management, and compliance with industry standards. Participants will gain hands-on experience with excavator operations, enabling them to become competent and responsible excavator operators. Course objectives include:

  • Develop Competent Operators: Train participants to become competent and skilled excavator operators, capable of performing a wide range of tasks in a civil construction environment.
  • Ensure Safety Awareness: Foster a strong safety culture among participants, enabling them to identify potential hazards and apply appropriate safety measures while operating the excavator.
  • Comply with Regulations: Familiarise participants with relevant industry regulations, codes of practice, and standards related to excavator operations, ensuring adherence to legal requirements.
  • Enhance Operational Efficiency: Teach participants how to use excavators efficiently, minimising downtime and maximising productivity in civil construction projects.
  • Promote Environmental Responsibility: Gain an understanding of environmental considerations, encouraging participants to minimise the environmental impact of excavator operations.

Target Audience

The target audience for the RIIMPO320F – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations course primarily includes individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the civil construction industry as excavator operators. The course is designed to cater to participants with varying levels of experience, from beginners who have little to no knowledge of operating excavators to experienced operators looking to formalise their skills and obtain industry-recognised qualifications.

Course Delivery

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources 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:

Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575

Brisbane: 18/229 Junction Road, Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Kurwongbah: Neilson Road, Kurwongbah QLD 4503

Adelaide: Unit 4/77-79 Tapleys Hill Rd, Hendon SA 5014

Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307

Hobart: Glenorchy Football Club, 1A Anfield St, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Outcomes of Excavator Training

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment for RIIMPO320F – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations, recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).

Payment Options

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 accounts@link-resources.com.au or call (07) 5491 2144

Entry Requirements

All candidates must be literate in the English language (no interpreters allowed).

At enquiry, students can enter the program by expressing an interest and being sent an information pack that contains booking confirmation, course information (Course Brochure), Self-Paced Learning Resources and LLN assessment. This interest process enables the RTO and client to work together to ensure the course is suitable for them and to identify any additional support needs & make adequate provisions.

No pre-requisites exist for this Unit of Competency.


Completing the RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations course can open up several pathways for individuals in the civil construction industry. The skills and qualifications acquired through this course can lead to various career opportunities and further educational pursuits such as, excavator operator, specialised excavator operator, career advancement, further training, supervisory & management roles, self-employment, and higher education in construction or engineering.