Excavator Training

RIIMPO301E – Conduct hydraulic excavator operations


 RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations


Course Options

3 day Training and Assessment Course

(No Experience Required)

  • One participant per machine
  • Lots of practical experience
  • Flexible booking date


Cost with CITB Funding :$1200.00

Cost (No CITB Funding):$2095.00

Assessment Only

(Experienced Operators – around 100 hours)

  • 4 hour assessment
  • Must complete declaration of experience
  • Flexible booking dates


Cost with CITB Funding: $260.00

Cost (No CITB Funding): $590.00

VOC – Verification of Competency Assessment

  • Flexible dates
  • Onsite assessments
  • Can be done in conjunction with a ticket/qualification, or
  • Participants must hold a ticket/qualification
  • More information

What you will learn

This module will provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely operate an Excavator. Participants will be trained and assessed in the following:

  • Operating a Excavator safely
  • Load Truck
  • Trench
  • Ascend & Descend the Bench
  • Build Ramps
  • Face up benches
  • Clean areas
  • Work safely in a productive environment

What you get at the end

On successful completion you will be issued:

  • Statement of Attainment  
  • Notice of Satisfactory Assessment
  • Wallet sized duty of care card.

What you need to bring

  • Photo ID
  • Steel capped boots

What the course will cover

  • Introduction and Legislation
  • WHS Regulations and Act
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Plan & prepare operations
  • Inspect & prepare work area
  • Equipment & attachments
  • Pre start checks
  • Operating techniques
  • Response to hazards and emergency situations
  • Operational maintenance

What is involved

Assessment methods are:

  • written theory
  • practical observation

If you have any literacy problems please advise ACMT Operator Training Staff at the point of Application.

One on One Training – Flexible Booking Dates – Quality Machines

Book on a date that suits you, get lots of experience and learn on some of the latest equipment!

Bookings Essential

Contact us or fill out an enquiry form

Opening Hours

8am - 5pm Monday-Friday




08 8240 5523

Training Sites

27 Veitch Road OSBORNE SA 5017

17 Nixon Road WINGFIELD SA 5013

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