Unit Code:Unit Name:
RIIMPO319EConduct backhoe/loader operations

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About this course

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct backhoe/loader operations in Civil construction.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of backhoe/ loader operations
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete backhoe/ loader operations that meet all of the required outcomes
  • demonstrates completion of conducting backhoe/loader operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion

Course Topics:

  • OHS and legislative obligations
  • Identify work safety requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Plan and prepare for backhoe/loader operations
  • Operate backhoe/ loader
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Prepare to relocate the backhoe/ loader
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • Clean up work area

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Assessment

With successful completion of the training & assessment, applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) and wallet-sized plastic competency card for:

RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader oper