Excavator and Telehandler Operations

About the Course

This course provides the skills and knowledge to operate an excavator and a telescopic materials handler.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Statement of Attainment
Course Code 166-55620V01
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

Participants must be at least 17 years of age to attend this course.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts in November

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: 166-55620V01-18WCN-006

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

This course is for students wanting to learn how to operate an Excavator and a Telescopic Materials Handler (Telehandler).

For this campus-based course you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom at Lake Cargelligo TAFE NSW Campus. This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time. You will also be given time to practice machinery operation skills on machines in the field.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
Be 17 years of age or older
Be able to speak, read and write English. If you have problems with reading and writing please contact us to see what help we can offer before the course starts.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

Units of Competency

Code Unit Name
RIIHAN309E Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
RIIMPO320E Conduct civil construction excavator operations

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Workshops

Class attendance is Part time

This course will run 1 over a one week period. Attendance will be from 8am to 4pm each day of the course.

Course length: 40 hours per week for 1 Week

Classes start at 8:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM
Start Date: 19 November 2018
End Date: 23 November 2018

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): $0 per course - no enrolment fee applicable for this course

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 13 16 01.