Earthmoving Courses

Front end Loader& Backhoe

RIIMPO321F - Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

Inexperienced Operators:  -consider our "job ready package''

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations. 

  • The candidate must demonstrate completion of wheeled front end loader operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • completion of operations to specification using at least two different material types including:

  • mixing materials

  • stripping/spreading materials

  • loading, cutting/boxing

  • backfilling

  • lifting and carrying materials

  • site clean-up on

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • parking and securing equipment

  • In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply levelling techniques

  • establish weight of load

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

Inexperienced Operators:  -consider our "job ready package''

  • This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a backhoe/loader to load, distribute and place materials.

  • This unit applies to those working in site based roles.

  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

  • The candidate must demonstrate completion of loader/backhoe operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • completion of operations to specification using at least two different material types (i.e. one different material type per occasion) including:

  • mixing materials

  • stripping/spreading materials

  • trench excavation

  • backfilling

  • lifting and carry materials

  • loading dump trucks, wagons, hoppers, chutes, and cutting/boxing

  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing at least two attachments (i.e. one attachment per occasion), which must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures and could include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • extending devices

  • tilt bucket

  • buckets

  • compaction wheel

  • ripper

  • plate compactor

  • rock breaker

  • auger

  • broom

  • mower/slasher

  • forklift

  • 4 in 1 bucket and free/rock grab

  • parking and securing of equipment

  • In the course of the above work the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply levelling techniques

  • establish weight of load

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • work safely around other machines and personnel

  • apply methods of changing machine attachments

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

Earthmoving Courses

Front End Loader

Skid Steer

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

Inexperienced Operators: -consider our "job ready package''

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required operate a skid steer loader to load, haul and distribute materials.

This unit applies to those working in site based roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of skid steer loader operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment to site conditions

  • completion of operations to specification using at least two different material types (i.e. one different material per occasion) including:

  • stripping/spreading materials

  • backfilling

  • excavations

  • mixing materials

  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing attachments on at least two occasions (i.e. one attachment per occasion), the attachment must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures and could include, but not limited to, the following:

  • multipurpose bucket

  • forks

  • dozer blade

  • backhoe

  • auger

  • chain digger

  • power broom

  • profiler

  • tiller/mixer

  • rotary hoe

  • hammer

  • asphalt cutter/saw

  • concrete cutter/saw

  • rake

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • safely parking and securing equipment

In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply levelling techniques

  • establish weight of load

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • apply methods of changing machine attachments

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

Earthmoving Courses

Excavator

RIIMPO320F - Conduct civil construction excavator operations

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

 

Inexperienced Operators: -consider our "job ready package''

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate excavator operations to lift carry and place materials.

This unit applies to those working in site based roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of excavator operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to site conditions

  • completing operations to specification using at least two different material types and activities including:

  • loading, cutting/boxing

  • stripping/spreading

  • lifting and carry materials

  • bulk excavation

  • mixing/backfilling

  • trench excavation

  • stockpiling

  • battering

  • benching

  • site clean up

  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing at least two attachments, the attachment must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures and could include, but not limited to, the following:

  • tilt bucket

  • buckets

  • lifting device

  • vibrating compaction wheel

  • ripper/tyne

  • compaction plate

  • compaction wheel

  • rock breaker

  • auger

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • parking and securing equipment

In the course of the above work the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply levelling techniques

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • apply methods of changing machine attachments

  • establish weight of load

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

Earthmoving Courses

Dozer

Target Groups:

  • Civil Construction Workers

  • General Construction Workers

  • Entry Level For Apprentices 

**Ace Training can not supply a Dozer. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees.

 

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of dozer operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • completion of operations to specification in at least two different material types on at least three occasions including:

  • stripping/spreading materials

  • cut and fill

  • battering

  • stockpiling

  • bulk excavation

  • cutting drains

  • benching

  • backfilling

  • site clean-up on

  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing a minimum of three attachments, which must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures and could include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • stick rakes

  • root rakes

  • push blade

  • angle blade

  • bull blade

  • power angle tilt blade

  • rippers, winch

  • tree pusher

  • cable plough

  • stump plough

  • power control unit

  • cable drum

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • parking and securing of equipment

In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply levelling techniques

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • establish weight of load

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • apply methods of changing machine attachments

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

RIIMPO325E Conduct civil construction scraper operations

Target Groups:

  • Civil Construction Workers

  • General Construction Workers

  • Entry Level For Apprentices 

**Ace Training can not supply a Scraper. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees

 

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a scraper to load, transport and discharge material, and to couple and relocate a scraper.

This unit applies to those working in site based roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of scraper operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • loading, transport and discharging of materials

  • completion of operations to specification using a variety of material types including:

  • stripping of materials to specified depth

  • the cutting and filling of materials to line and level

  • stockpiling

  • spreading

  • coupling, operating in tandem and disengagement of equipment in coordination with other operator

  • assisting with loading and unloading scraper from float/trailer

  • parking and securing of equipment

In the course of the above work the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices and identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques

  • apply levelling techniques

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • applying methods of changing machine attachments

  • inspect and prepare work area

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • use a range of communications techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including, hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with scraper operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

Earthmoving Courses

Scraper

 

Target Groups:

  • Civil Construction Workers

  • General Construction Workers

  • Entry Level For Apprentices 

**Ace Training can not supply a Grader. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees.

 

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

This unit specifies the competency required to conduct civil construction grader operations.

  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

  • The candidate must demonstrate completion of grader operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to meet carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment to site conditions

  • completion of operations to specification using at least two different material types including:

  • cutting and maintaining drains

  • forming/upgrading/maintaining roads

  • mixing/ spreading materials

  • scarifying and ripping

  • cutting and trimming of batters

  • trimming of road sub-grades and pavements

  • site clean-up

  • form and carry a windrow

  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing at least two attachments, the attachment must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • parking and securing of equipment

  • In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • establish weight of load

  • apply levelling techniques

  • apply cut and fill techniques

  • conduct towing of equipment/plant

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • apply methods of changing machine attachments

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

Earthmoving Courses

Grader

RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operations

 

Target Groups:

  • Civil Construction Workers

  • General Construction Workers

  • Entry Level For Apprentices

 

**Ace Training can not supply this machinery. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees.

 

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate, load, haul and dump materials using an articulated haul truck.

This unit applies to those who work in operational roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of articulated haul truck operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart and start-up checks prior to commencing operations

  • driving and manoeuvring articulated haul vehicle, and adjusting techniques to suit work conditions

  • operating articulated haul vehicle within equipment operating capacities

  • positioning the articulated haul vehicle for loading of materials under at least one of the following types of loading equipment:

  • shovels

  • wheel loaders

  • excavators

  • bins

  • conveyor belts

  • hauling materials to designated location/s i.e. Tip Head, Crusher pocket, Waste Dump

  • positioning the articulated haul vehicle for dumping of materials

  • unloading materials in designated location and limiting spillage

  • conducting articulated haul vehicle shutdown and refuelling identifying issues with vehicle equipment and makes minor adjustments

In the course of the above work the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • apply safe work practices and identify and report potential hazards and environmental issues, and assess risks

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • inspect and prepare work area

  • enter and exit the vehicle using three point touch technique

  • use a range of communications techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work instruction, to convey information to others

  • coordinate activities with others

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with articulated haul truck operations

 

RIIMPO338E Conduct rigid haul truck operations

**Ace Training can not supply this machinery. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate, load, haul and dump materials using a rigid haul truck.

This unit applies to those who work in operational roles.

  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

  • The candidate must demonstrate completion of rigid haul truck operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart and start-up checks prior to commencing operations

  • driving and manoeuvring rigid haul vehicle and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • operating rigid haul vehicle within equipment operating capacities

  • positioning the rigid haul vehicle for loading of materials under at least one of the following types of loading equipment:

  • shovels

  • wheel loaders

  • excavators

  • bins

  • conveyor belts

  • draglines

  • hauling materials to designated location/s i.e. Tip Head, Crusher pocket, Waste Dump

  • positioning the haul truck for dumping of materials

  • unloading materials from the rear of the vehicle in designated location and limiting spillage

  • conducting vehicle shutdown and refuelling

  • identifying issues with vehicle equipment

  • In the course of the above work the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • apply safe work practices and identify and report potential hazards and environmental issues, and assess risks

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • inspect and prepare work area

  • enter and exit the vehicle using three point of contact techniques

  • use a range of communications techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work instruction, to convey information to others

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with rigid haul truck operations

 

Earthmoving Courses

Haul Truck

Earthmoving Courses

Roller

Target Groups:

  • Civil Construction Workers

  • General Construction Workers

  • Entry Level For Apprentices

 

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

Inexperienced Operators: -consider our "job ready package''

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a roller to compact material.

This unit applies to those working in site based roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of roller operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to suit site conditions

  • completion of operations using at least two different material types and include the mandatory tasks of:

  • compacting materials to pattern and density

  • sealing and finishing

  • adjusting at least two of the following:

  • interchangeable drums

  • spray bars

  • scraper bars

  • wheel/drum brooms

  • drag brooms

  • blades

  • assisting with loading and unloading skid steer loader from float/trailer

  • parking and securing of equipment

In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply operating techniques for levelling and compacting

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

Earthmoving Courses

Tractor

RIIMPO315E - Conduct tractor operations

Experienced Operators can often complete the full course in a shorter time frame as minimal training is provided. You will need to sign our declaration form stating your level of experience.

 

**Ace Training can not supply this machinery. Students will need to source their own machine, or pay additional hire fees.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate tractors and use attachments.

This unit applies to those working in site- based roles.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit.

The candidate must demonstrate completion of tractor operations that safely, effectively and efficiently follows workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions, and include:

  • conducting prestart checks prior to commencing operations and shutdown procedures on completion of operations

  • driving and operating the equipment, and adjusting techniques to site conditions

  • completing a variety of tractor operations during the two occasions, selected from the following:

  • post hole digging

  • spraying of herbicides/fertilisers

  • mowing/slashing

  • lifting

  • sweeping

  • blade based functions

  • fitting, using and removing at least two different attachments (i.e. minimum of one attachment per occasion), which must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures and could include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • a front blade

  • forklift

  • slasher

  • mower

  • auger

  • drag broom

  • power broom

  • loading platform

  • rotary hoe

  • concrete mixer

  • spraying equipment

  • disc plough

  • parking and securing equipment

In the course of the above the candidate must also:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures

  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities

  • carry out vehicle refuelling requirements and procedures where applicable

  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks and environmental issues

  • apply problem solving and troubleshooting techniques

  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms

  • identify common equipment faults

  • apply tractor and attachment operating techniques

  • clean and store attachments

  • manage changes in the loads centre of gravity during transportation

  • select and use the required tools and equipment

  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

  • meet written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures associated with equipment operations

  • organise work activities to meet all task requirements

 

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