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  • RIIMPO318E

Conduct civil construction skid steer operations

Skid Steer / Bobcat operator
At a glance

At a glance

Learn how to prepare to use a skid steer (Bobcat).

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RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction skid steer operations

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Course overview

Course overview

Get invaluable skills with this two-day short course. Learn how to prepare to use a skid steer (Bobcat) as well as operate the machine in a variety of ways, including tripping / spreading topsoil and materials, lifting, loading vehicles, excavations, mixing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the skid steer loaders; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning up.

Units

The successful achievement of this unit of skill requires you to complete the core unit listed below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
RIIMPO318E
Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This program is funded by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), there are a number of requirements that need to be met to access this funding. CSQ funded and subsidised courses are for existing, and eligible workers in the building and construction industry.

For information regarding funding by CSQ please visit http://csq.org.au/for-current-workers/short-courses.

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Broad brimmed hat for all outdoor activities
  • Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE
  • Long sleeved shirts are highly recommended * Singlet tops are not allowed.
  • A calculator, pens (preferably blue and black ink), pencils, eraser, whiteout (optional) and/or ruler
  • Ring binder folder/s and plastic sleeves or other types of folders to store own workbooks and other work material

Need to know

Participants with previous machinery experience will be given a challenge test and may complete in a shorter time with training delivered at the Trade Training Centre.  Other sites are available by negotiation.  Workshops are run on demand and require a minimum number of participants.  Workshops can be tailored to suit industry groups.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland