Safe Use of Small Plant and Equipment Training

Safe Use of Small Plant and Equipment Training

Learn best practice when it comes to operating common plant & equipment in line with WHS regulations.

Other Requirements

Adequate level of literacy and numeracy skills
Must be at least 16 years of age
Photo ID


Certificate of Completion
Trainee Card


This course includes:

  • Duty of Care – WHS
  • Planning and preparation of work
  • Selection of equipment and attachments
  • Operational checks
  • Safe and effective operational techniques
  • Communication methods – WHS
  • Shut down and clean up

Types of equipment available:

  • Jackhammer – air/electric
  • Grinder
  • Air compressor and attachments
  • Rammers and plate compactors
  • Water blasters
  • Submersible pumps – petrol/electric

Assessment Process

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

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