Course Code: RIIMPO320F & RIIMPO318F   |   Duration: 3 days

Excavator + Skid Steer Loader Licence - Package 2

RIIMPO320F & RIIMPO318F - RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIMPO318F - Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

Cost: $1300


Course Overview

Immerse yourself in the world of earthmoving with our Earthmoving Excellence Package, a comprehensive program combining two vital courses: RIIMPO320F – Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations and RIIMPO318F – Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations.

Course Highlights:

  1. Excavator Ticket (RIIMPO320F): Delve into the intricate art of excavator operations. From equipment inspection to advanced excavation techniques, this course equips you with the skills and knowledge to operate excavators efficiently and safely in civil construction environments.
  2. Skid Steer Loader Ticket (RIIMPO318F): Acquire hands-on expertise in skid steer loader operations. Explore operational techniques, safety protocols, and equipment functionalities, ensuring you are well-versed in the diverse aspects of skid steer loader operations on construction sites.


Excavator Ticket: 

Within this course, you will gain knowledge and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Operating the excavator and utilising various attachments
  • Grasping the distinctions among different excavator types and their specific characteristics
  • Comprehending the capabilities and limitations of excavators
  • Skillfully calculating safe working loads
  • Interpretation of drawings and sketches relevant to excavation tasks
  • Application of site and equipment safety protocols
  • Conducting fundamental earthworks calculations

Skid Steer Ticket

In this course, participants will cover the following topics:

  • Planning and preparing for work, which involves identifying site hazards, managing risks, and interpreting work plans and documents.
  • Selecting and inspecting plant, equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Safely executing work using a skid steer loader while adhering to Work Health and Safety regulations.
  • Inspecting, maintaining, and securing the plant upon completion of work.
  • Finalising tasks and completing necessary workplace documentation.


  • Laverton
  • Onsite

Units of Study

RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations

RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency & ID card

    • RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations
    • RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

Important Information


Applicants MUST hold:



The practical will be completed in a simulated environment and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace up with ankle support.
  • Full length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information


Verification of Competency (VOC) is necessary every 2-3 years, depending on your organisation’s requirements. Click here to learn more about Verification of Competancy with ATS RTO.

Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current vaild photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or international Passport
  • Driver’s Licence


The cost for a replacement ID card due to loss or theft is $45.


If the training is to be held on a clients site, the following will be required:

  • Access to a training room
  • Access to yard
  • Vehicle

Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

Leading Vocational Education Provider

Be assured of a top-tier education as we stand at the forefront of vocational training, consistently setting standards for excellence

Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What others are saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Jim and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

Michael Bettiol

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