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Excavator Training


1-3 DAYS 7.30am – 4.30pm

  • 1-3 Days depending on experience
  • Contact us for pricing
  • Tea, coffee, fridge and microwave facilities on site (bring your own smoko and lunch)


National Unit Codes – RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations

Course Overview

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.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced from state jurisdictions prior to applying this unit.

This course covers the conduct excavator operations in the civil construction industry. It includes;

  • Planning and preparing
  • Conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • Operation of an excavator including loading
    • bulk excavation
    • backfilling
    • trench excavation
    • stockpiling
    • battering and benching
    • lifting
  • Carrying and placing materials
  • Selecting, removing and fitting attachments
  • Relocating the machine
  • Carrying out machine operator maintenance
  • Cleaning up

 Course Fee

  • 1-3 Days depending on experience
  • Contact us for pricing
  • We can beat any other price!
  • For group or corporate bookings please contact us for a free quote –0438 754 559.

Payment Options

Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Rylow Group Pty Ltd will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).

If a Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.

Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email admin@rylowgroup.com.au or call 0438 754 559.

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy


  • Participants who are deemed competent will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by Australian Institute of Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO #40772) trading as Host Safety and Training.


  • Payment prior to course commencement see terms and conditions in the student handbook.
  • Valid photo ID
  • Have a good understanding of the English language
  • Wear appropriate PPE
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier


  • Course duration is 2 days for operators with considerable experience.
  • Course duration is 3 days for operator with no experience
  • Please note if additional training is required it may occur an additional fee

Training Location

  • Prior to the course commencement the training location will be discussed and outlined in the enrolment information.
  • Our main training facility and classrooms are located at 650 Norman Rd, NORMAN GARDENS, Qld 4702
  • Civil training may be conducted at the civil site and will be discussed prior to commencement.
  • Rail training courses will be discussed and outlined in the enrolment information.

Delivery Modes

  • Flexible Delivery
    Flexible delivery allows the learner to study what they want and when they want through an interactive set of learning resources designed for self-paced progress. Interactive tutorials and peer support programs provide learners with personal assistance. Web-based student notice-boards inform students of upcoming events and important announcements.
  • Face to Face Delivery
    For those who prefer the personal experience we provide face-to-face delivery options. Facilitated by experienced professionals, these sessions are interactive, interesting, stimulating and exceptional value for money.
  • Blended/On-line
    This mode of learning offers a combination of online (up to 100%) and other modes of study.

Student Handbook

  • Please refer to our student handbook for our policies and more information.

Rylow Group Pty Ltd delvers training on behalf of Host Safety and Training (RTO#40772

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7am – 6pm

Sat – Upon Request

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