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Excavator Training


Why Civil Force Training?

At Civil Force our Earthmoving training is nationally recognised by industry from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package which means your earthmoving tickets are recognised throughout Australia in the mining and infrastructure industry.

Training is available for students of different skill levels, with trainers facilitating to your experience & understanding. The course duration ranges from 3 to 6* days for Training & Test.

* Finance is available for 12 months interest free. Conditions apply.

You shall learn:

  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Familiarisation of the Excavator
  • Handling characteristics
  • Manoeuvring of the Excavator
  • Excavator Digging
  • Excavator Levelling
  • Excavator Trenching
  • Theory training
  • Excavator theory assessment
  • Excavator operational assessment
  • Machine and General Safety
  • Excavator Terminology
  • Start-up and Shut-down Procedures
  • Operating Procedures
  • Bulk excavation
  • Loading materials on to trucks
  • Pipe laying
  • Lifting loads
  • Backfilling trenches
  • Cutting drains


Designed for Beginners & Experienced

Our 4 day excavator training and assessment course is for people with no previous experience operating this type of machinery. Beginner courses are conducted on our site with our machinery, this course is designed specifically for the novice operator, with the view of obtaining competency to the national level.

This includes thorough training in both the theory and the practical components of this machine with an accredit-ed trainer in a range of typical operating scenarios and a range of obstacle challenges to sharpen your skills.

Advanced courses for the experienced are conducted over 1 to 2 days on our site with our machinery, this course is the recommended course option for those who have 50 to 100 prior operating hours who may not have access to their own machinery. This course includes an overview of the theory and driving components used as a basis for assessment.

Requirements (Pre-requisite)

  • Must have valid photo ID (drivers licence or passport)
  • Must wear suitable clothing and steel capped boots
  • Students must be over the age of 18 years old and possess suitable English reading and comprehension skills

Students receive an industry recognised competency ticket and Statement of Attainment.

Training Course – FAQ

What is the technical name or industry?

  • Excavator

What is the equipment commonly called in the industry?

  • Excavator or Digger

What type/brand of equipment is Training conducted on?

  • JCB & Case

How many excavators does Civil Force Training have?

  • We have 4 Excavators ranging in size up to 13 ton. All students will get to operate each machine. Students will usually start on the 1.5ton and progress to the 13ton.

Does the excavators have rubber tracks or Steel tracks?

  • Rubber on both.

Does the excavators have an open cab or an enclosed cab (AC Cab or Closed cab)?

  • Both types, enclosed have heated and air conditioned cabs

What attachments (buckets) does the excavator have?

  • A range of attachments

Industry Ticket – Units of competency

Students receive an industry recognised competency ticket and Statement of Attainment for (RIIMPO320E) Conduct civil construction excavator operations

Class Timetable

Check our website for details of our next classroom workshop in your area.

Student support

Our training provides you with a

  • Comprehensive course manuals
  • Onsite civil construction experience
  • Personal Mentor
  • Interactive Classroom Workshops
  • Modern Plant & equipment
  • 1300 Helpline
  • No Hidden Fees

Where can I get more information?

Call : 1300 09 49 79

Email : [email protected]

*Finance is available for 12 months interest free. Conditions apply.

Refund Policy

Please read our Student Information Guide available from our website