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To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of the industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and set for site and highway travel
  • Travel over rough undulating ground and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for loading operations
  • Configure and set for pneumatic tool operations
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and/or hoppers
  • Clear spread materials
  • Carry out compressor shut-down procedures and tool/equipment storing
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting