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RIIMPO320F Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations

Course Duration:​ 

  • NOVICE Full Course - Two Day Course, including theory and practical training 

  • EXPERIENCED OPERATOR Assessment Only - Half Day Course, including theory and practical  assessment


Course Fee: $1095.00 - FULL COURSE

                      $635.00 - ASSESSMENT ONLY (experienced operator)

Course Location: Unit 5/20 Cook Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 (Behind BISCO)


  • For Assessment Only - extensive experience with operation of Excavator Machine is mandatory.

  •   Payment required prior to commencement of course.

  • Students must be able to complete the theory & practical assessments and have adequate literacy and numeracy skills.

Students must bring:

•    Precourse study & assessment questions provided by GBES Training, returned completed to be eligible to do course.
•    Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
•    Comfortable, suitable work clothing for practical activities which include operating an Excavator
•    Hi Vis gear will be provided
•    Enclosed shoes must be worn, preferably work boots 


Course Overview
Covers the functions required to prepare operation for and operate an Excavator Machine. This course is for beginners as well as experienced operators. An experienced trainer will work with participants to ensure they are competent and confident with knowledge to operate an Excavator machine.


Course Content

•    Site Policies and Procedures
•    Work Instructions
•    Emergency Procedures
•    Inspect and prepare the work area
•    Hazard Identification and Control
•    Excavator Operations
•    Adjusting techniques to meet changing conditions
•    Load, dig, move and dump materials

•    Monitoring systems and alarms​​

•    Park and shutdown machine

•    Post Operational Checks

•    Carry out maintenance tasks

•    Clean up after work

•    Process written records



  • All participants must undertake an assessment after training.

  • All participants that successfully complete the assessment will be issued with a statement of attainment and licence card under the RII09 Civil Construction Training Package. This unit of competency is nationally recognised.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy


Allowances can be made for participants with language, literacy & numeracy issues.

You will complete a short literacy and numeracy assessment on enrolment and if we identify any learning difficulties the Trainer/Assessor will be notified prior to your attendance for the course. Depending on your learning difficulty, the Trainer can spend extra time assisting you and/or do a verbal assessment with you. Or we may discuss options with you and may refer you to other support services as outlined in the Candidate Support, Welfare and Guidance Section on page 11 of the Student Handbook.

Terms and conditions

  • $100 deposit on confirmation of booking per enrolment

  • Cancellation or reschedule more than 7 days prior to commencement – 50% refund

  • Cancellation or reschedule 7 to 2 days prior to commencement – 20% refund

  • Cancellation or reschedule within 2 business days of commencement - No refund

  • Course to be paid in full before commencement of the course

                                                Group bookings welcome - Class size is limited
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                                                 ONLINE BOOKINGS ARE FOR FULL COURSE ONLY




Avaialable May - Mon 6th - Tue 7th 2024

Avaialable Jun - Mon 3rd - Tue 4th 2024

Avaialable Jul - Mon 1st - Tue 2nd 2024

Avaialable Aug - Mon 5th - Tue 6th 2024

        (Course dates subject to change)

               Book online now or call GBES TRAINING on 02 6613 0662

Excavator Operations 

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