EXCAVATOR TRAINING COURSE PERTH AND WA
RIIMPO208F Operate support equipment
LEARN HOW TO OPERATE AN EXCAVATOR
Excavator training courses can only be conducted on client’s premises. The practical component includes completing a Risk Analysis for the operation of the excavator, completing the pre-operational checks in line with site procedures / operator’s manual, demonstrating knowledge of the main operating controls of the excavator, and then operating it.
DURATION AND COSTS
One day training and assessment for experienced operators.
Please contact Equip-Safe to discuss options, and for on-site training costs.
LOCATION AND FREQUENCY
Excavator training courses can only be conducted on the client’s premises.
EXCAVATOR COURSE CONTENT
The practical component includes completing a Risk Analysis for the operation of the equipment, completing the pre operational checks in line with site procedures / operator’s manual, demonstrate knowledge of the main operating controls of the equipment, and then operating the equipment to:
- Plan Work
- Duty of care of all people in the workplace
- Hazard identification and control measures
- ‘Take 5’ Risk Assessment
- Pre operational checks in line with site procedures / operator’s manual
- Conduct routine checks
- Check controls and equipment
- Operate as per manufacturer’s instructions (operator’s manual)
- Demonstrate knowledge of the operating controls of the excavator
- Shift load – Operate the excavator to:
- Fill bucket efficiently
- Dump soil/material on a pile
- Dig trench to specified depth
- Maintain level base of trench
- Load a truck or hopper (if applicable)
- Shut down equipment and secure site
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.
Eligible Companies / Individuals must be:
- Directly employed in the building and construction industry in Western Australia construction companies undertaking projects in Western Australia
- Self-employed and undertaking work which is directly involved in the construction process
Where eligibility of an applicant is in question the Training Fund will seek evidence of eligibility via review of a detailed, recent work history.
If an individual is unemployed at the time of undertaking a short course recognised by the Training Fund, they must be able to:
- Demonstrate that they were directly employed in the construction industry in Western Australia for a minimum of six months, within 6 months prior to the date of course commencement; or if no recent work experience is involved have written evidence of a relevant employment offer from an eligible company or contractor in the construction industry prior to making a claim.
Please visit the Construction Training Fund website for further information www.ctf.wa.gov.au
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