What is earthmoving?
- Trench excavation
- Mixing and backfilling
- Bulk excavation
- Loading & Hauling of excavated materials
Who needs an earthmoving ticket?
In general, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must ensure that people engaged in earthmoving must have received sufficient training, instruction and information to correctly follow the specific procedures using some discretion and judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge.
Certificates of competency from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package (RII09) is now the industry standard and is a requirement for the vast majority of employers operating in the civil construction industry, many employers will no longer recognise the old National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NHOSC) class of plant operating tickets.
How long does it take?
The length of training and assessment is dependent on previous experience, you may need an upfront practical/theory assessment only, which can be done on the day or sufficient training to demonstrate competence for the particular item of plant .
What is the training like?
In most cases the training and assessment is one on one, or in groups of four. Our trainers and assessors have significant industry experience which ensures that you are taught by the experts.
How much does it cost
Cost starts from $370.00 to $740.00 per ticket, depending on experience.
Do I need to renew my ticket?
You do not need to renew or upgrade your qualification once it has been issued, however larger construction companies require that you undertake a process called Verification of Competency (VOC) prior to commencing work on site. CTI undertakes VOC’s for all types of construction plant and equipment.