Get your skills verified, or upskill as a heavy equipment operator at Sunshine Coast's vocational training provider.

Are you looking for specialist construction industry training courses to gain new qualifications to enter the industry? Or perhaps you are looking to up-skill to further your career?

At Diggerman Training, located at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast, you can achieve your goals and enjoy being part of a committed learning environment that is completely tailored and dedicated to your skills development. Benefit from the use of new equipment in both the classroom and in the field, gain access to experienced trainers in the industry, and build a network of industry connections for the future.

Whether you are a school leaver or a worker looking to up-skill and gain a recognised qualification, Diggerman Training provides exactly what you need to gain skills and practical experience, delivering a wide range of construction and earthmoving industry based training programmes.

Load Shifting Courses


Excavator Operator Training

RIIMPO320E – Conduct civil construction excavator operations


Front-End Loader Operator Training

RIIMPO321E - Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations


Roller Operator Training

RIIMPO317E - Conduct roller operations


Grader Operator Training

RIIMPO324E - Conduct civil construction grader operations


Skidsteer Loader (Bobcat) Operator Training

RIIMPO318E - Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

Backhoe Operator Training

RIIMPO319D - Conduct backhoe/loader operations

Dozer Operator Training

RIIMPO323D - Conduct civil construction dozer operations

High Risk Operation Courses


Elevated Work Platform (EWP), Boom Lifts Training Course

TLILIC2005 - Licence to operated a boom type-elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)


Dogging Training Course

CPCCLDG3001 - Licence to perform dogging


Forklift Licence Training Course

TLILIC2001 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

General Courses


Working At Heights Course

RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights


Confined Spaces Course

RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined spaces


Quick Cut Course

RIICRC319D - Saw and cut concrete pavements to initiate planned cracks


Chainsaw Safety & Tree Felling Courses

FPICOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)

FPIFGM3212 Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FPICOT2237 Maintain chainsaws

FPICOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees

FPICOT3238 Operate a pole saw


First Aid, Resuscitation and Rescue

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel


OH&S to RII Upgrades

Upgrades your current OH&S tickets to new RII


Verification of Competency

Get your skills recognised and certified.

Certificate Courses


Civil Construction Plant Operations

RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations


RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction - Road Marking

Upgrade your skills to be a professional linemarker


Civil Construction

RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil Construction

RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction - Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Certificate III in Bridge Construction and Maintenance


Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation

RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation


RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction - Pipelaying

Become certified to working in the pipelaying industry