Rigid Haul Truck Training Course

Conduct Rigid Haul Truck Operations – RH


This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to operate an excavator 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 rigid haul truck operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply conducting rigid haul truck operations
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess risk and implement
control measures
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for the work
1.5 Access, interpret and apply required geological and survey data
1.6 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior
to commencement of work activity

2. Operate rigid haul truck 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 rigid haul truck using techniques suited to equipment
capabilities, site and work conditions, and according to workplace procedures
2.4 Monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms
2.5 Monitor hazards and risks during operation, and ensure safety to self,
others, plant and equipment

3.     Load, haul and dump materials to complete work activity
3.1 Position rigid haul truck under loading equipment and load vehicle
3.2 Carry out haulage operations in line with workplace procedures
3.3 Carry out approved dumping operations
3.4 Park up, shut down, secure and carry out post operational inspection of
equipment in line with workplace procedures

4.     Conduct housekeeping activities
4.1 Clear work area in line with workplace procedures
4.2 Manage and/or report hazards to maintain a safe working environment
4.3 Complete and file or distribute documentation

excerpt from – https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIMPO338E