RIIMPO317D- Conduct Roller Operations

Roller Training Sunshine Coast:

Why Diggerman Training?

Our point of difference here at Diggerman Training is that we are also a large earthmoving company, which operates all over Queensland. This basically means that we know the industry well and are in touch with its needs within operators. Our extremely experienced trainers who have worked in the industry for many years will use this knowledge to train you to the highest standard.

Course Overview:

This unit covers the conducting roller operations in the civil construction industry. It includes: planning and preparing; conducting machine pre-operational checks; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; operating and relocating the machine; and carrying out operator maintenance and finally clean up.

Who Should Attend?

Persons who are working in, or intend to work in the building, road maintenance, mining and/or construction industries operating a roller to perform various tasks.

How long will the training take?

Diggerman Training offers different roller courses tailored to suit different students needs based on experience and other factors such as time, having access to your own machine and/or to allow students the maximum amount of practical time on the machine.

Course 1

This course is designed to cater for the student who has had considerable documented experience operating the roller. Additional training will be required should evidence provided be insufficient.

The duration of this course is approximately 1 day in length (8:00 am to 4.00 pm).

Cost: $650

Course 2

For the student who has operated equipment previously but cannot provide evidence to substantiate their claims.

The duration of this course is approximately 2 days in length (8:00 am to 4:00 pm).

Cost: $1000

Course 3

This course is designed to cater to persons with little or no previous operating experience.

The duration of this course is approximately 3 days in length (8:00 am to 4:00 pm).

Cost: $1950

Course 4

For the trainee who will be undertaking formal RTO training and then return to their own workplace for practical training using a logbook with a training plan to document that informal training.

The duration of this course is approximately 5 hours theory training here at Diggerman, 40 hours practical experience in your own time and then a practical test which can be completed in 2 hours.

Cost: $650

Who is eligible to undertake this training?

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Students will learn to…

Students will learn to operate a roller in a safe and efficient manner. The course will include the following:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Conduct machine pre-operational checks
  • Operate roller
  • Lift, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Relocate the roller
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • Clean up

How is the course conducted and assessed?

Your training will be divided up into two parts firstly theory and once that is completed a practical section. After being taught both how to operate the roller correctly and all the required theoretical knowledge you will be tested on both areas.

Qualification outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued. Participants will receive a wallet card consisting of one (1) nationally recognised unit of competency.

Unit of competency:

RIIMPO317A – Conduct roller operations.

Dress requirements:

Long Sleeve Hi-Visibility Shirt (or Long Sleeve Shirt with a Hi-Visibility Vest), Long Pants, Steel Cap Safety Boots Hard Hat (Optional), Safety Glasses (Optional).

Location and facilities:

Training is conducted at both our main office (13 Junction Drive Coolum, Queensland 4573) and our off-site large practical training area (picture is shown here): Vocational Training Provider.

Student Handbook:

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Student Handbook

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