A course designed to instruct the dump truck operator in the fundamentals of dump truck operation to a productive, effective standard. It is based on the National Core Curriculum and demonstrates how, through regular inspection and maintenance an operator can ensure that the machine is in a sound and safe mechanical condition prior to operating.


  • Machine & General Safety
  • Dump Truck Terminology
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Pre start inspection
  • Control Functions
  • Start Up & Shut Down Procedures
  • Rules for Safe Operation
  • Loading & Unloading Procedures

Course Cost:

1 day course 1:1 – $1500 per person

Assessment only (1/2 day – experienced operators only) – $750 per person

*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.

RIIMPO337E  Conduct articulated haul truck operations