Conduct Tip Truck Operations

RIIVEH304E - Conduct tip truck operations


RIIVEH304E – Conduct Tip Truck Operations 


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This RIIVEH304E – Conduct Tip Truck Operations course offered by Saferight is an Australian nationally recognised qualification.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct tip truck operations sometimes also known as a dump truck in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles. They generally work under minimal supervision to undertake a broad range of skilled applications in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Students will attain the practical application and knowledge required to operate a tipper truck which is sometimes also known as a dump truck including:

  • Plan and prepare for tip truck operations
  • Access, interpret and apply documentation required to conduct tip truck operations
  • Carry out prestart, start-up, park and shutdown according to workplace procedures
  • Manage engine power, ensure efficiency of truck movements, and minimise strain on the engine, drive line and gears according to manufacturer specifications

  • Coordinate engine power with gear selection, ensure smooth transition and operation within torque range according to manufacturer specifications

  • Load, transport and tip materials

  • Position tip truck at load and discharge points with a minimum of manoeuvre

  • Carry out smooth and controlled tip truck movements including the raising and lowering of the tray according to manufacturer specifications

  • Ensure weight and distribution of load is assessed for type of material and size of vehicle within vehicle capacity according to manufacturer specifications

  • Maintain safety and security of load, including load cover requirements, from loading site to discharge site according to manufacturer specifications

  • Discharge load on slope and/or over face at fill site

  • Dump and spread material evenly according to workplace procedures

  • Clear, lower and secure tray before resuming travel


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Provide a copy of your USI transcript.


Theory & Practical Training

  • TBC 


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain a Statement of Attainment in:

  • RIIVEH304E – Conduct Tip Truck Operations

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Your Statement of Attainment in BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety does not have an expiry date. However, industry standards recommend retraining every 2 to 5 years depending on industry experience, skills and current competencies of the student. 


Group bookings/Onsite training available at your site or ours. Please contact our office at 1800 352 335 or email for pricing and site requirements.


Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


107 Radium Street, Welshpool, WA 6106


Please refer to our Refund/Cancellation Policy

Complete the RIIVEH304E – Conduct Tip Truck Operations with Saferight

If you’re seeking a career in operating heavy rigid trucks, our team at Saferight is here to help. Book online on our website. For more information, send us a message through our contact form or phone us on 1800 352 335 today!

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