Wheeled Front End Loader Training Course

Conduct Civil Construction Wheeled Front End


This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to operate a wheeled front end loader operations for the Civil Construction, Mining, Building, Facilities and Asset Management industries. We offer competitive pricing on all our courses and are happy to negotiate where more than one course or more than one student will be completing the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be offered providing suitable evidence is supplied. Discuss this with our support staff prior to beginning the course. Upon completion of the course you will be provided with a Photo identification card detailing your qualifications and a certificate demonstrating a Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Foundation Skills required

This section describes those pre-requisite language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.


Identifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations


Uses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

Course Outline

1. Plan and prepare for wheeled front end loader operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply wheeled front end loader operations documentation
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work instructions
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess the risks and implement control measures in line with workplace policies
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities
1.5 Obtain, identify and implement traffic management signage requirements according to standard operating procedures and safe work practices
1.6 Select required wheeled front end loader equipment and confirm suitability for work activities
1.7 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures for wheeled front end loaders, and be prepared for fires, accidents and emergencies
1.8 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior to commencement of work activity
2. Operate front end loader in line with established requirements
2.1 Carry out prestart and start-up checks in line with workplace procedures
2.2 Identify faults or defects and rectify or report within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
2.3 Drive and operate front end loader, and modify the operating technique to meet changing work conditions
2.4 Monitor hazards and risks during operations, and ensure safety of self, other personnel, plant and equipment
2.5 Perform work activity within the operating capacity of the equipment
2.6 Monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications

3. Attach, secure, lift, carry and place materials to complete work activity
3.1 Establish weight of load and ensure it is within safe operational limits of the machine
3.2 Use lifting gear within safe working load requirements and in line with workplace procedures
3.3 Position machinery to ensure stable effective shift materials according to work requirements
3.4 Shift load safely and effectively using hand, audible and communication signal, in line with workplace procedures
3.5 Park up, shut down, secure and carry out post operational inspection of equipment in line with workplace procedures
4. Prepare to relocate the front end loader
4.1 Prepare front end loader for relocation
4.2 Move front end loader safely within and/or between work areas, observing relevant codes and traffic management requirements
4.3 Assist loading and unloading machine from float/trailer in line with workplace procedures
5. Conduct housekeeping activities
5.1 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials according to workplace procedures
5.2 Manage and/or report hazards to maintain a safe working environment
5.3 Complete and file or distribute documentation in a manner that complies with workplace practices

More information on legislative training requirements can be found here – https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIMPO321F