RIIMPO301E – CONDUCT HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR OPERATIONS
This Conduct Hydraulic Excavator Operations training course is intended for individuals seeking work in the Mines and Oil & Gas industries or anywhere that requires special training and licences to work with metalliferous materials, especially in extractive mines or quarry sites. A Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 5722), Saferight’s Excavator training courses are all nationally accredited and recognised by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment on behalf of the State and Territory Governments.
UNIT OF COMPETENCY
RIIMPO301E – Conduct hydraulic excavator operations
EXCAVATOR TICKET COURSE FEE: $500
CTF ELIGIBLE – YOU PAY ONLY $252* (Conditions Apply)
- Interested students/applicants will need to fill out Saferight’s Construction Training Fund (CTF) Application Form and “pay the gap” prior to booking a course with us. Click here to fill out Saferight’s CTF form.
- For more information about Construction Training Fund and eligibility criteria, please visit Saferight Construction Training Fund (CTF).
ABOUT THE EXCAVATOR COURSE
Saferight is proud to offer the RIIMPO301E – Conduct hydraulic excavator operations certification. This excavator training course in Perth is aimed at those currently working or seeking work in operational roles in the mining and construction industries who are required to operate an excavator. Our training course and assessment in Perth is your excavator ticket to safely conduct hydraulic excavator operations.
Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to safely and efficiently operate an excavator and will be able to:
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Plan and prepare for hydraulic excavator operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply hydraulic excavator documentation
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess the risks and implement control measures in line with workplace policies
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities
1.5 Access, interpret and clarify geological and survey data required to complete the allocated work
1.6 Inspect and prepare work area in coordination with others
1.7 Select required hydraulic excavator equipment and confirm suitability for work activities
1.8 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fires, accidents and emergencies
1.9 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior to commencement of work activity
2. Operate hydraulic excavator in line with established requirements to complete work activity
2.1 Carry out prestart and start-up checks in line with workplace procedures
2.2 Identify faults or defects and rectify or report within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
2.3 Walk excavator and position for operation
2.4 Select and modify the operating technique suited to equipment capabilities, site and work conditions and according to workplace procedures
2.5 Monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms and in line with manufacturers’ specifications
2.6 Distribute bulk materials into materials handling equipment considering load limits, and ensuring equipment stability
2.7 Side cast bulk materials
2.8 Monitor hazards and risks during operations, and ensure safety of self, other personnel, plant and equipment
2.9 Park up, shut down, secure and carry out post operational inspection of equipment in line with workplace procedures
3. Carry out housekeeping activities
3.1 Clear work area and dispose or recycle materials according to workplace procedures
3.2 Manage and/or report hazards, and maintain a safe working environment
3.3 Complete and file or distribute documentation in a manner that complies with workplace practices
- Must be 18 years old and above
- 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
- Wear steel cap boots and remove all jewellery prior to commencement
- Bring along a hi-vis vest
1 day (7.30AM-3.30PM)
- Theory Assessment
- Practical Assessment
EXCAVATOR TRAINING CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of this excavator operations course, students will receive a:
- Statement of Attainment for RIIMPO301E – Conduct hydraulic excavator operations.
The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.
SUBSIDY/REBATE/DISCOUNT – CONSTRUCTION TRAINING FUND (CTF)
YOU ONLY PAY THE GAP
YOU ONLY PAY THE GAP
*CTF subsidy is granted to those who meet the eligibility criteria.
One of the main eligibility criteria includes Reference and Project Details of 6 months of construction work in WA out of the past 12 months prior to your course commencement with Saferight. For more information about Saferight’s CTF process, please see this page. If the student is deemed eligible for CTF, there will be a separate administrative fee of $30.
For more information, please see CTF Eligibility Criteria PDF Guide.
VERIFICATION OF COMPETENCY (VOC)
Verification of competency for this course is available at Saferight. For more information, please visit the VOC Excavator- Verification Assessment page.
GROUP BOOKINGS / ONSITE TRAINING
Please refer to our Refund/Cancellation Policy
SAFERIGHT TRAINING ACCREDITATION
GET A RECOGNISED STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT FOR EXCAVATOR TRAINING
Saferight offers Nationally-Accredited and Industry-Recognised training courses for the unit RIIMPO301E – Conduct Hydraulic Excavator Operations. Following a full day course which includes a theoretical and practical demonstration, students are expected to pass the assessment to complete the course and receive the Statement of Attainment that serves as a National Certificate. With this Statement of Attainment, you can also further apply for a Verification of Competency Certificate or an excavator ticket through Saferight.
WHY CHOOSE SAFERIGHT TO OBTAIN AN EXCAVATOR TICKET IN PERTH
Saferight is a registered and accredited training organisation with an approved scope to deliver Nationally Recognised Training as required by national and jurisdictional legislation within Australia. We provide quality safety training for earthmoving mobile machinery including Excavator Training in Perth for the Mining, Oil and Gas, Construction, Utilities and other Resource & Infrastructure Sectors. Our experienced facilitators use the latest equipment produced by Saferight here in WA to demonstrate up-to-date techniques on how to properly drive an excavator, and how to safely and efficiently conduct a hydraulic excavation.