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Skidsteer Skill Set

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This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified skid steer loader operator.
The course covers:
•    Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
•    Operate skid steer loader
•    Load, carry and place materials
•    Select, remove and fit attachments
•    Relocate the skid steer loader
•    Carry out machine operator maintenance
•    Conduct housekeeping activities



On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units: RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
•    Successful students will also receive a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.



This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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Non-Concession: $110.16
Concession: $32.64
Commercial/International: $634.44

This course has basic PPE requirements (located under Important information)

LLN requirements:

Adequate literacy and numeracy skills to complete the written component of the assessment. If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns, please discuss them with us before the course starts.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

For the practical assessment you need to be in appropriate work wear and bring suggested items as listed below;

  • long trousers
  • long sleeved shirt
  • steel capped boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Work gloves
  • rain jacket (if required)


Participants are encouraged to bring:

•             Pencil case and notebook

•             Water bottle, lunch, snacks

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Katanning
How Skidsteer Skill Set
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Skidsteer Skill Set

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