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MELBOURNES TOP RATED EARTH MOVING TRAINING ORGANISATION

Book Online Now for Just $395 Or call (03) 9756 0244

BEGINNER

1 Type of Equipment
$595*
Per Piece of Equipment

  • Choose 1 from Excavator, Skid Steer, Front End Loader, Backhoe, Roller or Tractor
  • Free Additional Training
  • Small Class Size
  • Industry Experienced Trainers
  • Up To 3 Days Competency Based Training
  • No Experience Required
  • Nationally Recognised Units of Competency
  • Ferntree Gully Training Centre
Book now Or call (03) 9756 0244

BEGINNER

2+ Types of Equipment
$495*
Per Piece of Equipment

  • Choose 2 or more from Excavator, Skid Steer, Front End Loader, Backhoe, Roller or Tractor
  • Free Additional Training
  • Small Class Size
  • Industry Experienced Trainers
  • 3 to 5 Day Competency Based Training
  • No Experience Required
  • Nationally Recognised Units of Competency
  • Ferntree Gully Training Centre
Book now Or call (03) 9756 0244

EXPERIENCED

1 Type of Equipment
$395*
Per Piece of Equipment

  • Choose 1 from Excavator, Skid Steer, Front End Loader, Backhoe, Roller or Tractor
  • Free Additional Training
  • Small Class Size
  • Industry Experienced Trainers
  • Up To 2 Days Competency Based Training
  • For Experienced Operators
  • Nationally Recognised Units of Competency
  • Ferntree Gully Training Centre
Book now Or call (03) 9756 0244

EXPERIENCED

2+ Types of Equipment

$295*
Per Piece of Equipment

  • Choose 2 or more from Excavator, Skid Steer, Front End Loader, Backhoe, Roller or Tractor
  • Free Additional Training
  • Small Class Size
  • Industry Experienced Trainers
  • 2 To 5 Days Competency Based Training
  • For Experienced Operators
  • Nationally Recognised Units of Competency
  • Ferntree Gully Training Centre
Book now Or call (03) 9756 0244

EARTH MOVING TRAINING MELBOURNE COURSE STRUCTURE

Our Earth Moving Training Melbourne courses include both practical and theory training.The structure of the course and our small class sizes ensure that students receive maximum time operating the equipment on our simulated worksite. Most units overlap in content so doing a number of units in the one course saves time and money. Course dates are flexible and students can design a course to suit their needs from the dates available.

Nationally Recognised Units of Competency
RIIMPO317F Conduct Roller Operations
RIIMPO318F Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations
RIIMPO320F Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations
RIIMPO319E Conduct Backhoe/Loader Operations
RIIMPO321F Conduct Civil Construction Wheeled Front End Loader Operations
AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

EARTH MOVING TRAINING MELBOURNE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Valid photo identification (click here for details)
  • Basic English and numeracy skills. Please let us know if you need assistance with reading or writing
  • Complete a workbook prior to your course
EARTH MOVING TRAINING MELBOURNE COURSE OUTCOMES

On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a Plant Operator Card and the corresponding RII Statement of Attainment.
Available RII units of competency include;

• RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
• RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
• RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
• RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations
• RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
• AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

ONSITE EARTH MOVING TRAINING

If you’re running a business and have access to earth moving equipment we can deliver onsite training and assessment, saving you time and money. We can deliver training for any type of earth moving equipment, in all areas of Melbourne and county Victoria. Please contact us to discuss you companies requirements, or call (03) 9756 0244. Click here to view requirements for onsite training and assessment

WHY CHOOSE START TRAINING

WHY CHOOSE START TRAINING FOR YOUR EARTH MOVING TRAINING MELBOURNE?

Start Training are Melbourne’s highest rated Earth Moving Training Organisation and we strive to create a friendly and supportive training environment where students of all experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence.

Our highly experienced trainers have a wealth of industry knowledge that ensures you get the best possible training course and our support staff are on hand to assist where needed including our dedicated Student Welfare Officer who can assist with one on one Language, Literature and Numeracy (LLN) training if required.

When completing your Earth Moving Training Melbourne course with Start Training you will have access to the following:

  • Start Training’s simulated worksite allowing full operation of plant in realistic conditions
  • Option to train in multiple pieces of plant; excavator, front end loader, backhoe, skid-steer and roller
  • Conveniently located in Ferntree Gully, Melbourne
  • Weekend training
  • Free re-testing and additional training if required
  • All required training material provided at no extra cost
  • Highly experienced and qualified trainers with a wealth of industry knowledge
  • A friendly and relaxed environment where students of all experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence
OUR FACILITIES

Our Earth Moving Training is conducted at our Earthworks Facility located at 7-9 Hayward Road, Ferntree Gully. During your training course you will have access to our simulated worksite and range of plant including Excavator, Skid Steer, Front End Loader, Backhoe and Roller. During your training you will be taught how to operated the relvant machine including including pre-start checks, maneuvering and many other exercises tailored to your ability.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where do Start Training conduct Earth Moving Training?

We conduct all Earth Moving Training at our Earthworks facility located at 7-9 Hayward Road, Ferntree Gully Road, VIC 3156.

What types of Plant do you have for training?

We have multiple types of plant available for training our students including excavators, backhoes, tractors, rollers, skid steer and front end loaders. We also have various accessories including augers, buckets including quick hitch and trailers to practice loading and unloading. We have a variety of machine brands including Wacker Neuson, JCB and John Deere ensuring that you get maximum exposure to various machines and equipment as possible.

What are the options for lunch and food?

There are a number of shops and takeaways within a short distance of our Ferntree Gully facility including bakeries located at the Mountain Gate shopping centre, Red Rooster, On It Burgers, McDonalds, Subway and KFC. If you are unsure about their locations one of our friendly staff can direct you. McDonalds is the closest food outlet just 1-2 minutes walk from our premise. We also offer free tea, coffee and biscuits for all our students.

What time do the Earth Moving classes start?

Generally our classes begin at 8.00am each day Monday through to Saturday. Some of our classes begin slightly earlier at 7.30am, you will be informed of your class start time via a booking confirmation and a confirmation SMS sent to you a few days prior to your class.

Are there any breaks?

Yes, we offer ample breaks throughout the day. An initial break is provided at 9.45am at which time a food van visits our Ferntree Gully location. Lunch and other shorter regular breaks are provided throughout the day.

What do I need to bring with me?

We provide all safety equipment necessary for your course including hi-vis vest and hard-hats where applicable. All you need to bring is a sturdy pair of shoes (no thongs please) and adequate clothing. Please note that during winter months the temperatures can be low, please come with sufficient warm clothing on cold weather days.

Will the training materials be provided to me prior to my class?

Yes, once you have been booked in you will receive an e-mail with all relevant training materials.

I have difficulties with language, literature or numeracy, can I still complete the course?

Yes, we have a dedicated Student Welfare Officer that can assist you with your needs. We have successfully trained thousands of students including those with additional requirements. Give us a call on (03) 09756 0244 and ask to speak to one of our Training Consultants who will walk you through the options available.

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