RIIMPO318E – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
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 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.
This unit covers conducting skid steer loader operations in the civil construction industry. It includes: planning and preparing; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating skid steer loaders; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the skid steer loaders; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning 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 skid-steer to perform various tasks.
How long will the training take?
Diggerman Training offers different skid-steer training 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.
This course is designed to cater for the student who has had considerable documented experience operating load shifting equipment but cannot meet the RPL criteria. 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).
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).
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).
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.
Who is eligible to undertake this training?
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Students will learn to:
Students will learn to operate a skid-steer in a safe and efficient manner. The course will include the following:
- Plan and prepare
- Conduct machine pre-operational checks
- Operate skid-steer
- Lift, carry and place materials
- Select, remove and fit attachments
- Relocate the skid-steer
- 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 skid-steer correctly and all the required theoretical knowledge you will be tested on both areas.
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:
RIIMPO318E – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations.
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.
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