Course Information

Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations

In this course you will learn how to use an excavator in civil construction.

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days + Logbook

Price: $ 451

Units of Competency

  • RIIMPO320E

Funding Options

Funding is available for this Course under the Construction Skills Queensland Program.
To determine your eligibility please contact us on 07 4939 1445.
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Course Information

An excavator is a self-propelled vehicle, either tracked (crawler) or wheeled, with an upper structure that can move a minimum of 360 degrees. The machine can excavate, then swing and discharge materials. This action is done through movement of a bucket fitted to the boom and arm or telescoping boom. There is no movement of the chassis or undercarriage of the machine.

In this course you will learn how to use an excavator in civil construction including:

  • Planning and preparing for work
  • Conducting routine checks
  • Operating excavators
  • Relocating excavators
  • Maintenance and other housekeeping tasks

Course Requirements

  • Participants must be able to read and write basic English (Workplace Health & Safety Requirement)
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Wear steel cap safety boots
  • Long pants
  • Ear Plugs will be supplied
  • Hi-Vis Shirt (Hi-Vis vest can be supplied for training use)
  • Hat and sunscreen

Participants must return a completed Student Enrolment Form and USI Consent Form (if applicable) prior to course commencement.