Excavator Ticket Courses

Cairns Truck School provides excavator training both locally in Cairns and in remote locations. The Cairns-based course involves a theory component conducted at our training centre in Cairns, with practical component and assessment conducted at our training site at Freshwater.

Course overview

Cost:  $500 beginners, $400 experienced (minimum 12 months) - see below for details.
Location: Theory - 7 Ogden Street Cairns. Practical - 76 Lower Freshwater Road Freshwater.
Duration: 1-2 days minimum including assessment (depending on participants skill levels)
Time: 7.00am - 3.00pm
When: Every week

Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency

Course outline

This nationally recognised training course gives participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently operate an Excavator and work in a range of different working environments including earthmoving, civil construction industries.  

  • Legislations and standards applicable to operating an Excavator
  • Risk management, control procedures & prepare for Excavator operations
  • Drive and operate Excavator, and modify the operating technique to meet changing work conditions
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Relocate the Excavator
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • Conduct house keeping
  • Assessment type: Theory and Practical
  • On successfully completion of being deemed competent you will receive a statement of attainment and a plastic industry wallet card issued by QTLT RTO 40931

A short literacy and numeracy test will be required

Prerequisites

Participates must be:

  • Minimum of 17 years of age to sit the assessment
  • Proficient in English

What To Bring

  • Photo ID
  • wear sun-smart and job-site ready clothing - closed in shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Lunch and water/drink

Book This Course on the Civil Construction Earth-moving Course Page  

Check out the Totally Diggin' it! 5 machine course package here.

Related Courses

Earth Moving Course Pricing

BEGINNERS
EARTH MOVING

No experience required
 
Receive training & assessment in up to 3 types of earth moving equipment
Equipment includes
Excavator, Skid-steer, Roller
Loader, Dozer
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
Cairns/Freshwater

1 x ticket $500
2 x tickets $900
3 x tickets $1300
4 x tickets $1600
5 x tickets $1800

EXPERIENCED
EARTH MOVING

For experienced operators
(min 12 months)
Streamlined to suit your needs, saving you time and money

Equipment includes
Excavator, Skid-steer, Roller
Loader, Dozer
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
Cairns/Freshwater

1 x ticket $400
2 x tickets $700
3 x tickets $900
4 x tickets $1050
5 x tickets $1150

 

ONSITE
EARTH MOVING

Contact us to discuss the needs of your employees
Training and assessment available in any type of earth moving equipment
Equipment includes
Excavator, Skid-steer, Roller
Loader, Dozer
Course Outcome
Receive Nationally Accredited RII units of competency (SoA) + plastic industry wallet card
Location
Onsite at your workplace    (minimum 5 people)
Contact us for a
competitive quote
 

Upcoming Excavator Ticket Courses

Call 0409 471 817 to Book




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