Learn how to safely use an essential building and civil construction machine in this comprehensive backhoe operator course. With all workers using this machine on a worksite requiring a certificate of competency, you’ll be equipped to work across the construction, transport, mining and agriculture industries.
Participants who attend this backhoe operator course will be provided with hand-on training on the basic principles and practical skills needed to conduct building and construction tasks. As you learn about the best way to fulfil your role on a worksite, you’ll also be taught a range of recommended operating techniques to ensure you, and those around you, remain safe at all times.
From preparing the worksite and pre-operational machinery checks to choosing the best attachments, our expert-led backhoe operator course is the ideal way to get up to speed as quickly and effectively as possible.
Learn the following backhoe operator skills:
- Understand backhoe/ loader types and characteristics
- Understand backhoe/loader capabilities and characteristics
- Understand basic principles of soils
- Calculate safe working loads
- Operate the backhoe/loader and use attachments
- Interpret drawings and sketches
- Apply site and equipment safety requirements
- Carry out basic earthwork calculations
After undergoing assessment by our expert trainers and successfully completing the course, participants will be issued with a backhoe operator statement of attainment and operators competency card.
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MultiSkills Training is widely regarded as one of the top vocational and training course providers in Australia. Having spent years helping to educate thousands of participants on a range of vital construction and logistical skills, we take an immense amount of pride when they go on to achieve success in their industry.
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