Front-End Loader Training


Course Code RIIMPO321E  
Course Name Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
Location 188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700  


CSQ Funding

CSQ Funding is available to existing workers currently employed in Building and Construction Industry and who are permanent Qld residents. Please contact us for further assistance regarding CSQ Funding and Eligibility on (07) 4927 0666.

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Nationally Accredited Training

Front-End Loader Training

Course Description

This course is designed to give participants theory and practical training on the operations of a front-end loader on Australian civil construction, coal, metalliferous and extractive mine or quarry sites. All training is conducted on-site as the practical operations must carried out in a live environment and apply site safety principles and procedures.

The candidate must provide us access to the machine to conduct the training and the machine must in be sound condition and comply with manufacturer guidelines and specifications.

Candidates will learn how to operate a typical front-end loader and how to conduct safety procedures concerning front-end loader operations.

Course Topics

The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:


    • Personal safety equipment
    • Planning the work for the prevailing working conditions
    • Using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment
    • Locating the load and identifying the load characteristics
    • Safely moving the load
    • Monitoring the controls
    • Stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operations.
    • After completing this unit you will be able to:
    • Conduct a safety and maintenance walk-around and inspection
    • Safely operate wheel loaders equiped with:
    • STIC Steer
    • Command Control Steering
    • Impeller Clutch
    • VCTC (Variable Capacity Torque Converter)
    • PCS (Rimpull Control System)


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

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Course Pre-Requisites

There are no applicable course pre-requisites.


Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) enables students to gain formal recognition for a qualification and/or units of competency where there knowledge, skills and experiences are compared to the qualification and/or units of competency in the qualification to determine what they already know.

To determine their eligibility New Horizons Safety and Training Services assess the skills and knowledge students have gained through life experiences and work that relates to their qualification and/or units of competency.

If there is a match RPL/CT will be granted. New Horizons Safety and Training Services will discuss RPL/CT with you to confirm your eligibility.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

This training program requires reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required.


Your Rights and Responsibilities

It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.


How to Enrol

If you would like to register for this course, please download our Course Enrolment Form or alternatively you can Enrol Online. To enquire about our course fee schedule, course availability or enrolling, please contact our office on (07) 4927 0666.

Contact Us

New Horizons Safety and Training Services (RTO No. 31372)

Ph: 07 4927 0666
Fax: 07 4927 0699

188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
PO Box 9938, Frencville QLD 4701

Monday to Friday (AEST) 7.45am - 4.30pm

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Contact Details

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666
Fax: (07) 4927 0699

RTO Services

Provider of Nationally Recognised Training and RTO Services. Specialising in training courses for the mining & construction industries. RTO No. 31372