Started on January 1, 1970

Unit of Competency Name

RIIMPO205E Operate roller/compactor


This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to operate a Roller/Compactor in the Coal, Extractive and Metalliferous Mining industries. It includes:

  • Planning and preparing for roller/compactor operations
  • Operate roller/compactor in line with established requirements
  • Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry Requirements

  • Competent in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Be able to provide 2 forms of identification

Learning Outcomes

  • Conduct pre-start and shut down procedures
  • Driving and operating the equipment to site conditions
  • Operate roller or compactor on haul road
  • Achieve required depth of compaction
  • Parking and securing equipment

Assessment process

Assessing will be completed at the client’s workplace, using client supplied equipment. Assessment is a combination of theory and practical components. Recognition of Prior Learning is also available for experienced individuals.

  • Training and Assessment is conducted on behalf of SDS Training.
  • SDS Training issue Statements of Attainment and qualifications.

Verification of Competency (VOC) can also be completed at the client’s workplace, using client supplied equipment.

On Completion

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in RIIMPO205E Operate roller/compactor, a competency card is available on request.

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