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RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment

Nationally Recognised Training

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RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment

This course covers the accredited unit for safely operating a range of small plant and equipment which may include; quick cut saw, chainsaw, jackhammer, pressure cleaner, masonry saw, generator, compressor, brush cutter, leg rammer, mower, mulcher, compressor etc.

Small plant and equipment must include power sources and at least three other categories to include: · compaction equipment · concrete equipment · excavation equipment · maintenance equipment · water equipment · lighting equipment · lifting and materials handling equipment · traffic management equipment.


At completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Plan and prepare for the use of small plant and equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks
  • Identify and manage risks and hazards
  • Select, check and adjust fuel, oil, hydraulic fluid and water levels
  • Correct operating techniques to achieve optimum output
  • Operator maintenance
  • Correct storing techniques
  • Clearing work area

If you complete successfully you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally recognised unit: RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment


  • Classroom participation
  • Written/verbal assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • One day (8 hours)
  • English reading, writing and speaking skills

RIISAM204D course information brochure

Learner pre-enrolment brochure

  • Standard Course fee $290
  • Course fee with CTF subsidy applied $87

The Construction Training Fund (CTF) provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of the training for eligible workers.

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