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RIIMPO319E Conduct Backhoe/Loader Operations 


Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment


Course Duration: 1-3 days (experience, competency and class size dependent)

RPL and training: Or approx. 6-8 hours, if a logbook with at least 30 hours detailing experience can be provided and verified

Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide (Backhoe and suitable practical training area to be provided by the client)

Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and possess good language, literacy and numeracy skills

What to bring: USI Number ( Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt


Unit Descriptor

  • Plan and prepare for backhoe/loader operations

  • Operate backhoe/ loader in line with established requirements

  • Load, carry and place materials to complete work activity

  • Select, remove, fit and attachments for a backhoe/loader

  • Relocate the backhoe/loader

  • Conduct housekeeping activities


Application of the Unit

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a backhoe/loader to load, distribute 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.

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