Operate Small Plant & Equipment Training

Operate Small Plant & Equipment Training

If you plan to operate machinery and hand tools, this course will help you do so in a safe manner and carry out the necessary maintenance.

Other Requirements

Ability to read and correctly interpret complex signage; speak clearly and unambiguously in English; and to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms.
Must be at least 16 years of age
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Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency:

  • RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment
  • Trainee card


Learners will gain the knowledge and skills from this course relating to:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Conduct pre-operational checks
  • Use small plant and equipment
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Clean up

Assessment Process

  • Problem solving activities
  • Problem solving questions (written)
  • Short answer questions (written)
  • Group participation
  • Work “type” activities
  • Observation of practical skills
  • Recognition of prior learning (if applicable)

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