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Front End Loader Training

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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 civil, mining and infrastructure industry.

A Front End Loader (commonly called a “Loader”) is used in construction to move or load materials (such as earth, debris, building material, rocks etc.) into or onto another machine. Attaching a wide bucket connected to end of two booms enables it to scoop up a large amount of material.

The aim of this course is to provide students with practical knowledge and skills necessary for the safe operation of a Front End Loader (Wheeled Loader).

Training is available for individuals with different skill levels, with our 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 Loader
  • Handling characteristics
  • Manoeuvring of the Loader
  • Loading
  • Levelling
  • OH&S
  • Theory training
  • Loader theory assessment
  • Loader operational
  • Safe Operation of the Front End Loader
  • Loader Terminology
  • Engineering Principles of Operation
  • Control Functions
  • 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

Government funding opportunities*

Skills Victoria Government funding may be available to eligible individuals to encourage their development by obtaining a higher qualification than they currently hold. You can save thousands of dollars by undertaking a training plan suited to your career development.

This Government funding is not a loan and does not need to be repaid. This funding is a grant funded by Commonwealth and Victorian Government based on the course undertaken.

Concession Card holders pay 20% of the Government Funded course fee.

Effective 16 June 2014, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development amended the eligibility criteria for the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG) program. This now allows students a maximum of two (2) government subsidised commencements at the same qualification level across their lifetime. This is called the ‘2 at level’ limit which applies in addition to existing criteria and requirements. Any issues or concerns with “2 at level” limit should be discussed with us.

Check your eligibility by calling 1300 09 49 79.

Designed for Beginners & Experienced

Our Front End Loader 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 accredited trainer in a range of typical operating scenarios and a range of obstacle challenges to sharpen your skills.

Advanced courses for the experienced users are conducted on our site with our machinery, this course is the recommended course option for those who have confirmed 50 to 100 operating hours on the equipment 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

Training Course – FAQ

What is the technical name or industry?
Front-end loader or Articulated Wheeled Front-end loader or Wheeled Loader or simply Loader

What is the equipment commonly called in the industry?
Front-end Loader or Loader

What type/brand of equipment is Training conducted on?
JCB large size Loaders.

How many Front-end loader do we have?
We have 4 Front-end loaders ranging in size. All students will get to operate each machine.

Does the Front-end loader have rubber tracks or Steel?
Steel.

Does the loader have open cab or enclosed cab?
Both types, enclosed have heated and air conditioned cabs.

What attachments (buckets) does the Loader have?
A range of attachments and buckets

Industry Ticket – Units of competency
Students receive an industry recognised competency ticket and Statement of Attainment for (RIIMPO321D) Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader 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