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RIIMPO320F – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct excavator operations safely within the civil construction, rail infrastructure and mining industries. It includes planning and preparing for operations; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating the excavator; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the excavator; carrying out operator maintenance and cleaning up.


2 Days


Individuals who would like to gain employment operating an excavator in the civil, construction, infrastructure or resources industries.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 18 years
Basic command of English Language


Assessment is a combination of written questions/answers and practical demonstrations.

Learning Outcomes

Planning & preparing
Conducting machine pre-operational checks
Hazard identification, assess risks and control measures
Systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions
Lifting, carrying and placing materials
Selecting, removing and fitting attachments
Relocating equipment and clean, check and maintain plant and equipment
Clean up work area

On Completion

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for RIIMPO320B – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations.

Course Flyer

Link to the Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations Course Flyer

Participant Requirements

Wear steel cap boots, a hard hat, safety glasses, long pants and hi visibility shirt/vest. You will also need wet weather gear if required.

Participant Handbook

For information about Train Me RTO fees and refund policy, complaints and appeals process, please read the Participant Handbook prior to completing enrolment forms.

USI Number

All participants must have a USI number to enrol in training.  If you do not yet have one, please visit this website http://www.usi.gov.au to create one.  Click “Create USI”

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