RIIMPO319E – Conduct backhoe/loader operations

Price $849

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.

Course outline

  • Planning and preparing for operations.
  • Conducting pre-operational checks.
  • Operating the backhoe/loader:
    • Lifting, carrying and placing materials.
    • Selecting, fitting and removing attachments for the backhoe/loader.
  • Relocating the backhoe/loader from site to site.
  • Carrying out machine operator maintenance.
  • Cleaning up.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • White Card.
  • Completed LLN assessment.
  • Fitness and agility to undertake tasks
  • Domestic student with appropriate study entitlements.
  • Have USI or create one from https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi

Mode of Delivery

Classroom based – internal

  • Theory facilitated in a classroom
  • Practical onsite


4 Days Each day consisting:

  • 15 minutes pre-course administration (only on the 1st day)
  • 30-minute lunch break
  • 2 x 15-minute breaks

3 days of training, and 1 day for assessment (written and practical)


Upon successful completion of the course, students will be issued with

  • Statement of attainment for the unit RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations
  • Students will be given a wallet sized card reflecting the achievement.
  • Statement of Training or Notice of Satisfactory Assessment (NSA)


  • We supply all equipment necessary for the training

Trainees must provide

  • Lunch
  • Appropriate clothing and safety boots
  • Transportation


Sydney Office, Auburn NSW 2144, Australia