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You can choose from one of the below funding opportunities to help reduce the cost of your training, Please Call 0418534774

Find out if you meet the BERT Training Fund (BTF) criteria or the Jetco Funding and apply for a training subsidy.

Funding available in Brisbane only.

Jetco Funding

If you are an employee and your employer makes monthly contributions to CIRT and to the JETCO training fund on your behalf, you may be entitled to a subsidy for approved industry based training.

Download the Joint Electrical Training Council Brochure below or visit their website Jetco

BERT Funding Criteria

If you are a member of BERT and meet the BERT Training Fund (BTF) eligibility criteria, you can apply for a training subsidy. Please note no funds are deducted from your BERT account to cover the cost of your training. Your BERT account is only used as a reference to determine the amount of funding we will authorise.

Apply Online

You can apply online by visiting and selecting ‘Apply Here’ for Training Grants. Submit your application and if successful, you will receive written confirmation of your grant and the amount to be funded.

Get Written Confirmation

BTF recommends applicants wait until written confirmation has been received before committing to pay for a course. This is because reimbursement by BTF is only made after the training is completed and the following documentation is provided:

  • A copy of the paid invoice from the RTO that delivered the training
  • A copy of the training results (Statement of Attainment or Qualification)
  • A copy of your Separation Certificate (if applicable)
  • A copy of your bank statement displaying the name of the bank, the account name and the BSB and account numbers

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Complete the Scissor Lift Training together with the Boom Lift Training for only $330!

Courses available Monday – Friday. Saturday Sunday by appointment.

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Course Certification

RIIMPO320F - Excavator Operations in Civil Construction

Course Duration & Dates

4 to 8 hour Courses (depending on students experience and number of students).

Next Course: 8th January 2024

Following Course: 12th January 2024

Other Dates: Monday 15th January 2024

Please contact the office to enquire about dates, if the dates above do not suit you. 

Courses are Run Daily Evenings. Weekends by appointment only.

Course Price

$550 Per person, Discount on Group Bookings.

Course Locations

Melbourne: Location (1). Kads Plant Hire 1/188 Dohertys Road Laverton North Victoria 3026 Location (2). 7 Rowsley Station Road Maddingley, Victoria 3340

Brisbane facilities: 65 Telford St Virginia Qld 4014. North side of Brisbane. Address: 65 Telford Street Virginia Queensland, meet at front gate. Corner of Telford St and Saltash St Virginia & Southside of Brisbane 

On-Site or Workplace Australia Wide.

Group bookings min 6 people, Canberra, Sydney

Course Overview

The Excavator Operations in Civil Constructions course is designed to give the trainee the knowledge and skills to operate an excavator safely.

The course is a competency based face-to-face training. Participants will show competency by passing both theory and practical Assessments. It is a Work Health Safety Requirement for the Participants to be able to read and write Basic English.

Participants will receive a PDF Version of their Statement of Attainment from RTO, Tectra Australia 40889, by Email, when him or her are deemed to be competent. Statements of attainment are documents (like a certificate) that show the units of competency that a student completes as part of a nationally recognised course and a small wallet sized plastic card.

Course Outline

  • Planning and Preparing
  • Pre operational checks
  • Operating the excavator
  • Familiarising yourself with the machine
  • Manicuring of the excavator
  • Digging with excavator
  • Levelling and trenching with the excavator
  • Theory training
  • Theory Assessment
  • Operational Assessment

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