RIIMPO318E Skid Steer Operations

RIIMPO318E Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations (Assessment Only)

Skid Steer

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This unit covers conducting skid steer loader operations in the civil construction industry. It includes: planning and preparing; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating skid steer loaders; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the skid steer loaders; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning up.


  • Skid steer loader types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Basic principles of soil technology for civil works
  • Site and equipment safety requirements
  • Techniques for calculating safe working loads
  • Skid steer loader techniques related to essential tasks
  • Processes for interpreting drawings and sketches
  • Operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures
  • Site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • Materials safety data sheet and materials handling methods
  • Project Quality Requirements
  • Civil construction terminology
  • Methods of changing machine attachments
  • Safe operating techniques in all terrain
  • Basic earthworks calculations

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be awarded a wallet-size card* inclusive of the Nationally Accredited course information, student name and course attended date.
(* Card will be issued after full payment is received)


Start Time: 8:00 am (Please arrive 15 minutes earlier for registration and ID checked)
Finish Time: 4:00 pm
Entry Requirement: At least 18 years of age and basic level of English proficiency (written and communication)
Delivery: Face to Face training and assessment in a simulated workplace environment
Payment Mode: Cash, credit card, purchase order, EFTPOS or cheque
What to bring: 1 Photo ID (e.g. Driver’s Licence, Passport (current or expired no more than 2 years), WA proof of age card or other Australian Government issued ID card with photo)
Clothing: Long sleeve shirt, long pants, safety boots