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Conduct Hydraulic Excavator Operations

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct hydraulic excavator operations in Coal and Metalliferous mining and Extractive.

Course Details

DURATION: 4 DAYS + Log Book if required
PRICE: $650

Units of Competency

  • RIIMPO301D – Conduct hydraulic excavator operations


Course Information

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles. This course will provide the skills and knowledge to:

  • Plan and prepare for hydraulic excavator operations
  • Operate hydraulic excavator
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Carry out housekeeping activities


  • 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
  • Hi-Vis Shirt (Hi-Vis vest can be supplied for training use)
  • Long Pants
  • Ear Plugs will be supplied
  • Hat and sunscreen

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