Training Courses > Front End Loader - LL

General Information

The course is designed to train participants up to the OH&S Competency Standards required for operators of loadshifting equipment.

Operators seeking employment in the quarrying industry, councils, mining or even companies dealing in large bulk distribution such as grains and woodchip will need to obtain a front end loader licence.

The articulated loader licence is now required by WorkCover, even when using a fixed chassis type (non articulated) loader.i.e. a farm tractor and/or backhoe fitted with a fixed front bucket attachment.

Who should attend

Existing operators who may require upskilling or students seeking to enter the earthmoving industry with a goal of enhancing their employment prospects.

Number of Participants

1 - We are committed to one on one training for best results.

Pre Requisites

Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age and must display a mature approach with regard to not only their safety but that of their fellow students. Students must attend in appropriate work attire i.e. no joggers, thongs etc and provide proof of identification.


Nationally Recognized Certificate of Competency in the Workplace - Conducted in accordance with National Guidelines For Occupational Health & Safety Competency Standards For The Operation Of Load shifting Equipment And Other Types of Specified Equipment.

Topics Covered

  • General Plant Safety
  • OH&S Regulations relating to Plant
  • Operate the Front End Loader to OH&S Competency Standards
  • Pre and post operational checks and maintenance on plant equipment
  • Glossary of Terms

Objectives of Course

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Understand and have a knowledge of OH&S Regulations
  • Operate the Front End Loader to OH&S Competency Standards
  • Load Trucks
  • Conduct basic maintenance and service procedures
  • Hazard awareness
  • Supervised, hands on operation
  • Practical workplace situations


Training can be conducted at your workplace, a suitable location of your choice or our training facility.

Available Dates

On application


This intensive 3 day course is designed for students with no previous experience in the operaton of the front end loader. Again, daily rates are available for those students with previous, but limited experience.


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