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Front End Loader Training | RIIMPO304B

Supplier: Australian Civil and Mining Training

This module will provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely operate a Front End Loader.


On successful completion of the Front end loader course you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency RIIMPO304B Conduct Wheel Loader Operations, a Notice of Satisfactory Assessment and a wallet-sized ticket.

Participants will be trained and assessed on the following:

  • Driving and operating a Front End Loader safely
  • Load and dump
  • Stockpile
  • Level
  • Load truck
  • Work safely in a productive environment

Course details

  • Introduction
  • Relevant Australian Standards, Legislation and Regulations
  • OHS policy and Codes of Practice
  • Geological and survey data
  • Inspect and prepare work area
  • Potential hazards and risks
  • Coordination requirements
  • Pre-start, park-up and shutdown procedures
  • Operating techniques
  • Changing work conditions
  • Monitoring systems and alarms
  • Hazardous and emergency situations
  • Operator, service and maintenance
  • Records and reports

The following conditions are not requirements for our course but do apply to most construction and mine sites:

  • "HR" Class Licence
  • Drug and Alcohol test (at point of interview)
  • Police clearance
  • Training conditions are simulated to a mining/civil work environment in which:
  • Steel capped safety footwear and suitable clothing are essential
  • Sunscreen is advisable
  • Hardhats and vests are provided
  • Course manual, notepads, etc are provided

Assessment methods are of written, theory and practical observation. If you have any literacy problems please advise ACMT Operator Training Staff at the point of Application.

Course duration

  • 2 day for training and assessment (No Experience Required)
  • 4 hours for experienced operators, assessment only, must supply work history


On successful completion you will be issued:

  • Statement of Attainment (RIIMPO304B Conduct Wheel Loader Operations)
  • Notice of Satisfactory Assessment,
  • Wallet-sized plastic card stating the unit achieved

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