RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations

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Want to improve your skills and get your excavator licence? Now is the perfect opportunity to advance your civil construction career! You can get what you deserve, such as a raise in pay, a promotion, or your dream job.

With a RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations from Diggerman Training, you may become a qualified excavator operator.

As a large QLD earthmoving company we know the earthmoving business inside out.

As a result, our training department and instructors are particularly qualified to assist you in gaining the knowledge you need to acquire your excavator licence and perform excavator operations safely and efficiently in the transportation, mining, construction, and agriculture industries.

Earn your excavator licence and gain essential experience in the building and construction business. Read on to discover more about RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations.



This unit covers the conduct of excavator operations in the civil construction industry. It includes planning and preparing; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating the machine; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the machine; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning up.

Our point of difference here at Diggerman Training is that we are also a large earthmoving company, which operates all over Queensland.

This means that we are part of the industry, in touch with its needs and trends.

Our extremely experienced trainers maintain their industry currency by also being part of the operational earthmoving teams.

They will use this knowledge to train you to the highest standard.

Persons who are working in, or intend to work in the building, mining and/or construction industries operating an excavator to perform load shifting tasks.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Diggerman Training offers different excavator courses tailored to suit different students needs based on experience and other factors such as time, having access to your own machine and/or to allow students the maximum amount of practical time on the machine itself.

Students will learn to operate an excavator in a safe and efficient manner. The course will include the following:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Conduct machine pre-operational checks
  • Operate excavator
  • Lift, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Relocate the excavator
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • Clean up

Your training will be divided up into two parts firstly theory and once that is completed a practical section. After being taught both how to operate the excavator correctly and all the required theoretical knowledge you will be tested on both areas.

Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.

Participants will receive a wallet card consisting of one (1) nationally recognised unit of competency.

RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations

Long Sleeve Hi-Visibility Shirt (or Long Sleeve Shirt with a Hi-Visibility Vest), Long Pants, Steel Cap Safety Boots, Hard Hat (Optional), Safety Glasses (Optional).

Training is conducted at either our main office (13 Junction Drive Coolum, Queensland 4573) or at our off-site large practical training area near Bli Bli.

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Eligibility criteria applies, please check via the below link for eligibility. If CSQ is selected our office will be in contact to confirm and obtain the required documents from you.

Do You Need An Excavator Licence

There is no legal requirement on excavator operators to hold an excavator licence in Australia. Employers however are required to ensure that their operators are trained in the use of such equipment. Our course RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations provides such training. Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with a nationally recognised qualification.

How Much Is An Excavator Licence

As discussed above there is no formal requirement to hold an excavator licence in Australia. Our course RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations provides an operator with the qualifications to meet the obligations of employers under the workplace health and safety act (2011). The course cost is $800 or less if you are eligible for CSQ funding.