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Excavator & Skid Steer (Bobcat) Operations Course Combined – RIIMPO320F & RIIMPO318F

Train Me RTO will only be running the Excavator & Skid Steer (Bobcat) Operations Combined Course (RIIMPO320F & RIIMPO318F) to private group bookings.

For all enquiries regarding this course, please reach out to us on (02) 9733 3600 or email us at enquiries@trainme.com.au.

A private course would require minimum 5 students and access to relevant machinery.

This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct skid steer loader operations (bobcat) and excavator operations safely within the civil construction, rail infrastructure and mining industries.

Course Duration: 3 Days

Learning Outcomes

Communicate and work safely with others

Job planning and preparation

Identify hazards associated and implement hazard controls

Conduct pre-start operational checks

Systematic and efficient control of vehicle functions

Lifting, carrying and placing materials

Stripping / spreading topsoil and materials

Excavations, trenching and back-filling

Mixing materials

Selecting, removing and fitting attachments

Relocating equipment and clean, check and maintain plant and equipment

Clean up work area


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

Statement of Attainment

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for RIIMPO318F – Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations and RIIMPO320F – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations. Please note: if your course took place on Friday or over the weekend your Statement of Attainment will not be sent until the following Monday.

Contact Us to Find Out More

If you are looking for or have gained employment that requires the skill and knowledge to operate bobcat and excavator equipment, then please do not hesitate to contact one of our friendly staff.

Call (02) 9733 3600 or send us a message on our contact page and we can further discuss enrolling you in our excavator and skid steer (bobcat) operations combined course.

We also provide a wide range of courses relating to multiple building industries, including Underground Services Course, RIW Card training, and more.

Course Flyer

Please read through the Excavator & Skid Steer (Bobcat) Operations Combined Course Flyer.


All participants must have a USI (Unique Student Identifier) number to enrol in this course. If you do not have a USI, please visit the USI Website and create one.


This course will be taught in English and will require a sound understanding of English literacy. If you believe you may encounter challenges with English literacy, please contact us on 02 9733 3600 and we will assess whether you have the capabilities required to undertake this course.


Course participants must be over the age of 18.


For information about Train Me RTO policies and processes, please read the Participant Handbook prior to completing enrolment forms.

What you should wear

Please wear steel cap safety boots, a hard hat, safety glasses, long pants and High Visibility shirt/vest. You will also need wet weather gear if required.

What you should bring

Please bring your Government Issued Photo ID.

Please be advised that lunch is not provided, please bring your own lunch or there is a small tuck shop a 5 minute walk from our venue.