Mildura(03) 5023 8581

Bendigo(03) 5442 7011

Backhoe / Loader

Course Outline

Designed for individuals who wish to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain National Competency as a Heavy Machinery Operator. This program consists of comprehensive theory and practical training and assessment and meets the requirements of National Competency Standards.


2 Days / Training Assessment




This program is conducted over two days, Or One on one training and assessment is available on request (conditions apply).

Trainer / Student Ratio

1:4 maximum

RIIMPO319E Conduct Civil Construction - Backhoe/Loader Operations
Part of
RII30820 Certificate III Civil Construction - Plant Operations Certificate
  • Participants must be 18 years of age
  • Provide proof of identity prior to testing
  •  Appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Be proficient in English
    • Identify any areas where participants may need additional support
    • Minimum written and /or oral English level Identify whether student's physical attributes may influence their ability to complete the training and assessment tasks (Reasonable adjustment required).


To train participants to operate Heavy Machinery in a safe and effective manner, in accordance with WHS obligations and manufacturers guidelines.

  • Ascent & decent
  • How a Four Wheel Drive operates
  • Freewheel hubs
  • Gear ratios and their uses
  • Transmission wind up
  • Techniques for Hazardous situations
  • Attitude and professional driving
  • Vehicle inspection and maintenance
  • Relevant road law and regulations
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Systematic driving skills
  • Correct steering, braking, and gear selection


At successful completion of this course a Statement of Attainment will be issued to students, reflecting the National unit of competency achieved.

  • Walnut Ave, Mildura, 3500
  • (03)5023 8581
Nationally Recognised Training

Aust-Link PTY LTD (RTO 3569)

This training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government subsidised funding for eligible applicants.
Please note: Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Course Fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking to secure a position in the course.
Bookings cancellation and refunds, refer to Aust-Link refund policy