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Unit Name

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations – RIIMPO321F

Clustered with: Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier – RIIHAN311F (optional)

Course Duration

1 Day

Entry Requirement/s


Course Cost*

Full price: $990.00

CSQ funded price: $485.00

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Front end loader ticket training, accessible from the Gold Coast and Brisbane

Why get a front end loader ticket? According to the 2022 Major Project Pipeline Report, there is $71 billion worth of project infrastructure work planned in the next 5 years in Queensland alone.  That is going to require moving a lot of dirt!  Much of this work is being conducted in SEQ, with projects such as the GC Light Rail extension and the Coomera Connector.

Embark on a rewarding career in civil construction with a front end loader ticket*. Master the art of planning, operating, and managing heavy machinery in a construction setting. From pre-operation checks to load handling and safety protocols, these skills are in high demand for jobs in civil infrastructure, road construction, and large-scale development projects. Empower yourself with this practical, industry-relevant qualification.

Train for this front end loader ticket, in a simulated construction site but a controlled environment, at our training yard at Stapylton. Off the M1, Yatala North exit halfway between the Gold Coast and Brisbane near the end of the Logan Motorway.

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Want to be competent in a variety of plant? Take advantage of our civil course combo!

Excavator, skid steer, front end loader, integrated tool carrier, telehandler & roller courses available


Civil Course Combo Deals:

  • CSQ Eligible students: 3 courses for $470 (or $485-$490 per course)
  • Non-funded: 3 courses for the price of 2 - $1980 (or $990 per course or $690 for Telehandler)

Courses run every Thursday afternoon (1-5pm) and Fridays (6.30am-3pm)

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Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations - RIIMPO321F*

Front end loader ticket course overview*

The unit is tailored for individuals working in site-based roles and focuses on competencies in planning, operating, material handling, and housekeeping activities related to wheeled front-end loaders.


This unit applies to workers on construction sites. It specifies that licensing, regulatory, and certification requirements can vary by jurisdiction so seek state specific authorities prior to applying this unit . To load and unload equipment safely, personnel must also complete or assist someone who has completed the unit "RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant or equivalent."

Elements and Performance Criteria

The unit is divided into key elements, each with specific performance criteria:

1. Plan and Prepare for Operations
- Work documentation, risk assessment, selecting personal protective equipment (PPE), emergency procedures, etc.

2. Operate Front-End Loader
- Pre-start checks, identifying and rectifying faults, adapting to changing conditions, etc.

3. Material Handling
- Assessing load weight, using appropriate lifting gear, safely moving materials, etc.

4. Relocate Loader
- Preparing and moving the loader, assisting in loading/unloading from trailers, etc.

5. Conduct Housekeeping Activities
- Clearing work area, reporting hazards, managing documentation, etc.

Foundation Skills

The unit specifies essential foundation skills like reading and numeracy, emphasising their application in real-world scenarios like interpreting documentation and confirming safe weight load limits.

Assessment Requirements

The assessment criteria demand that candidates demonstrate practical skills and theoretical knowledge across a range of scenarios and conditions. Activities include pre-start checks, driving and operating the equipment, dealing with at least two different material types, and reporting requirements.

Knowledge Evidence

Candidates must demonstrate a deep understanding of key policies, procedures, legislation, and the factors affecting work activities, as well as familiarity with civil construction terms, basic earthworks calculations, and sequences in road construction, earthworks, and drainage.

Performance Evidence:

To be deemed competent, candidates must show proficiency in various tasks like prestart checks, driving, adjusting techniques, and safe operation across different conditions and material types.

Overall, this unit is comprehensive in its scope, covering both practical and theoretical aspects to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate a wheeled front-end loader in civil construction settings.


For more information about the specifics of Performance and Knowledge Evidence and other detail about this unit of competency, please visit the this website

Pre-requisite for this Front End Loader Ticket Course

What to Bring

  • Provide 100 Points of identification (as per Workplace Health and Safety Queensland requirements)
  • Steel cap Boots
  • Safety gloves
  • Hi-Visibility shirt and hard hat with a brim
  • Suitable outdoor work clothing (no singlets)
  • Lunch and water bottle
  • If applicable, any evidence of prior experience e.g old certificates
  • USI Number (Find My USI)

Additional Information

Course days typically run from 6.30am to approximately 3.00pm - Participants are advised to arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Please note you may be required to start before 6.30am and stay after 3.00pm depending on course timings.

* This front end loader ticket course can optionally be clustered with the 'Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier - RIIHAN311F' unit of competency, as practical training will be conducted on this type of machine plant.


Front End Loader / Integrated Tool Carrier in Action

Why not check out our integrated tool carrier which doubles as our front end loader in action in this video?

Front End Loader Ticket

Why should you get a front end loader ticket?

Civil Infrastructure commitments are at a decade high across Queensland with $16.3 billion outstanding as of March 2022.


Great experience, easy to understand and comprehend information being related by the trainer. Stress free learning and training environment. Would recommend to anyone seeking thier high risk work license. Shane and Bruce made the experience enjoyable and easy to get through.

Ryhs Bryden

Dogging (DG), AAM Group

Trainers were excellent and extremely helpful communicating their experiences and ways of doing things and teaching the correct way! I am 100% satisfied and would definitely recommend for your training!! Thanks guys!!
Luke Hines

Dogging (DG), Pensar

I had an absolutely outstanding experience with the entire cew at OTJT.
Very professional and excellent range of experience and skills.

I can reccommend OTJT for having the ability of imparting a great deal of knowledge that will stay with me for the rest of my life. Well done team.

Juan Boulter

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Phone: 07 3807 6061


Address: 79 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207

Usual Business Hours: Mon - Fri 6.30AM - 5:00PM

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