Started on January 1, 1970

Unit of Competency Name

  • RIIMPO206D Conduct bulk water truck operations
  • RIIMPO326E Conduct water vehicle operations


This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to operate a water vehicle in the Civil Construction, Coal Mining, Extractive or Metalliferous Mining industries. It includes:

  • Planning and preparing for water truck operations
  • Operate truck in line with established requirements
  • Load, haul and distribute water
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • 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

  • Locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Conduct prestart and shutdown procedures
  • Load, hauling, discharging and distribution of water
  • Driving and operating equipment
  • Work effectively with others to undertake and complete bulk water truck operations
  • Demonstration of bulk water truck operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all the required outcomes

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 RIIMPO206D Conduct bulk water truck operations or RIIMPO326E Conduct water vehicle operations, a competency card is available on request.

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