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Front End Loader Skill Set

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Learn how to operate a front end loader safely and efficiently.

The Front End Loader Skill Set is a 5 day course that provides you with the knowledge and skills to conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations.

The course guides participants through:
  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-start checks
  • Front end loader operations, including attaching, securing, lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Machine relocation
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Shutdown procedure
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a wheeled front end loader within the civil construction and resources industries. 


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. For full details see our Half price courses page.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.


This is a targeted skill set related to the Skills Ready program, which is aimed at rebuilding our local businesses and communities with free and reduced-price training. Other skill sets can be found on our Skill sets and short courses (opens in a new tab) page.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Delivery locations and study options

Semester 2

Minurmarghali Mia Campus - 16 - 18 October, 2023

When 16 - 18 October, 2023
Where Minurmarghali Mia Campus
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $64.80 $32.30 $97.10
Concession $19.20 $32.30 $51.50

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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