A course designed to instruct operators as to the correct operating techniques that should be applied in the use of Bulldozers with a view to reducing the incidence of component failure resulting from incorrect operating procedures.

As the course is based on the National Core Curriculum it also covers machine care and maintenance and Occupational Health and Safety related matters.

  • Safe Operation of the Bulldozer
  • Construction Terminology
  • Control Functions
  • Machine Components
  • Start-up and Shut-down Procedures
  • Operating Procedures
  • Use of the blade
  • Slot dozing
  • Leveling
  • Boxing out
  • Backfilling and spreading heaps
  • Drain construction
  • Ripping techniques
  • Clearing and stacking timber
  • Transporting the machine

Course Cost:

3 day course 3:1 – $2000 per person
1 day course 1:1 – $2000 per person (experienced operators only)

*The student tuition fees are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.


Participants will be assessed in accordance with the following nationally recognised units of competency as part of the qualification RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

RIIMPO323E  Conduct civil construction dozer operations