This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct excavator operations safely within the civil construction, rail infrastructure and mining industries.

Course Fee



  • Auburn

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Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to operate excavator operations to lift carry and place materials. It includes planning and preparing for operations; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating the excavator; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the excavator; carrying out operator maintenance and cleaning up.

This course is ideal to those working in site-based roles.

Units of Competency
  • RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
Entry Requirements

participants must:

  • Be 18 years of age and above.
  • Have a current SafeWork NSW White Card (or equivalent).
  • Provide two (2) forms of identification.
  • Have physically and mentally capability to prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
  • All participants must be able to be physically fit and wear protective clothing and required PPE.
  • Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
  • Complete TP Training Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

This course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance to complete the course due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 1800 577 301 or to discuss your training needs.


This course requires 2-days attendance of classroom-based training with allocated breaks and 1 day attendance of assessment.

Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the course to complete the necessary enrolment paperwork.

If participants arrive 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time, entry to the course will be refused.

Wear steel capped or safety boots on site; sun protection – Hat, long sleeved shirt and pants are also recommended.

Training & Assessments

Training and assessment will take place in TP Training Seven Hills campus by a qualified Trainer monitoring your progress.

The course is delivered with both theory and practical elements and is completed via a simulated work environment. The delivery of training will include a mixture of classroom delivery, group discussions and practical demonstration.

Assessment is used to provide you with feedback on your progress and to measure your skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry. The assessment process may include written questions, case studies and practical demonstrations.


After successful completion of the training and assessment, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by TP Training listing the unit of competency included in this training course.