RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations


This course provides the training required to operate a skid steer on civil construction worksites.


Upon successful completion of all course requirements, participants will be able to:
  • Identify and understand the relevant workplace health and safety legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Apply site and equipment safety requirements including safe operating in all terrains
  • Interpret drawings and sketches using civil construction terminology
  • Understand basic principles of soil technology and activity sequences of road construction , earthworks and drainage levelling techniques
  • Calculate basic earthworks and safe working loads calculations
  • Understand the safety data sheet and material handling methods
  • Operate, maintain and understand skid steer loader tasks and procedures, including basic diagnostics, methods of changing machine attachments, levelling techniques and shutdown and clean up procedures appropriate for the task.
  • Follow legislative, organisational and site requirement s/procedures including traffic management control and environmental requirements.
  • Understand and apply JSAs/Safe Work Method Statements.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for any person who is required to undertake skid steer loader operations as part of their workplace duties, or who would like to extend their workplace duties to include skid steer loader operations.  

Learning Outcomes:

Learning Methods:

Delivery Option 1:  3-day face-to-face training sessions and final assessment.  Delivery length may vary dependent on client needs.
Delivery Option 2:  Initial enrolment, induction and logbook issue to learn while operating under the supervision of a licenced operator at your workplace, face to face training sessions and final assessment (please contact SWQ Training to discuss Delivery Option 2).

Experienced Operators:  ½ - 1 day face-to-face training session and final assessment, along with sufficient evidence to confirm operating history (ie. Third Party Report).
All learning resources are included in this course.

ONSITE DELIVERY:  This course can be delivered onsite.  Please enquire below for onsite delivery options.

Program Benefits:

  • This course is nationally recognised (accredited).
  • Participants who successfully complete all requirements will be issued with a Statement of Attainment and competency card.


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations 7 - 9 February 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 6 $650.00