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RIIMPO318F – Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations

Course Overview

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


2 Days


Individuals who would like to gain employment operating a Skid Steer Loader 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

Communicate and work safely with others
Job planning and preparation
Identify hazards associated with skid steer operations and implement hazard controls
Conduct pre-start up operational checks
Operate the skid steer, including:
o Stripping / spreading topsoil and materials
o Backfilling
o Lifting, loading vehicles
o Excavations
o Mixing materials
o The removal and fitting of attachments
o Shutting down and securing the skid steer
o Relocate the machine
o Carry out operator maintenance, and
o Job / worksite clean up

On Completion

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for RIIMPO318F – Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations.

Course Flyer

Link to the Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader 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”

Please call (02) 9733 3600 for more information.