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

  • Safe Operation of the Front End Loader
  • Loader Terminology
  • Engineering Principles of Operation
  • Control Functions
  • Pre Start Inspections
  • Start-up and Shut-down Procedures
  • Operating Procedures
  • Use of machine for construction
  • Use of machine for leveling
  • Load and carry operations
  • Truck loading
  • Loading rock in a quarry
  • Drain construction
  • Transporting the machine


3 day course 3:1 – $1500 per person

1 day course 1:1 – $1500 per person (experienced operators only)

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

RIIMPO321F  Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations