What will I get for completing this Backhoe course?
This awareness program will provide you with the skills & knowledge to safely operate a Backhoe and work in the civil construction industry. Program includes knowledge and practical assessments
Backhoe Career options
- Backhoe Operation
- Civil Construction
- Mining Industry
- Quarry Worker
What will Backhoe Training include?
- Drive and operated a Backhoe Loader safely
- Load and Dump
- Stockpile & Level
- Conduct pre-operational checks
- Fit attachments and learn their uses
- Operator maintenance and clean up
- Assess Hazards and Risks
- Boxing, Backfill and Spreading Heaps
- Startup and Shutdown procedures
When you have completed this program , you will be competent, knowledgeable & hold a ticket to a career change OR be up skilled for your current job!
This training is accredited by:
✓ TIDE Training
Unit of competency
This training is not aligned with a unit of competency. Upon full payment of all fees and successful completion of the required training assessments, each participant will be issued a statement of attendance / participation and machinery card.
- 4-8 hours depending on experience
- flexible assessment dates
- Theory and Practical observation – conducted at TIDE sites or yours by arrangement
Notice of Satisfactory Assessment / Ticket (if successful)
There is no eligibility criteria for this course.
What is an Awareness Course
This awareness course trains and informs participates in the fundamentals of civil construction and the correct techniques required to work in the industry . At the successful completion of this Backhoe operators course ,you should have knowledge and skills in road construction methods and standards in which the operator is expected to work.
Benefits of awareness training over an accredited unit of competency are it can be designed to meet an employers or industry specific requirements in less time ,is bench marked with the unit of competency as well industry standards. However awareness training may not cover all elements in a unit of competency, it is often considered to be an overview rather than an in depth view on a subject so no certification will take place.
However you must still demonstrate satisfactory skills and knowledge at assessment to be deemed satisfactory in awareness training.
A unit of competency is required to be delivered in a minimum based time frame and must meet a set criteria .This time frame can be between 40 and 100 nominal hours to complete the unit , depending on the subject requirements
Each accredited unit of competency or course contains nationally recognised required skills and knowledge ,elements and criteria for each element and is allocated a national code and is listed on the national register found on, training.gov.au.
This awareness program will provide you with the skills & knowledge to safely operate a Backhoe and work in the civil construction industry. Program includes knowledge and practical assessments.