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RIIMPO326E Conduct Water Vehicle Operations

RIIMPO326E Conduct Water Vehicle Operations

Our Water Cart operations course covers topics such as planning and preparing for operations, conducting machine pre-operational checks, driving and operating the machine, safe operation techniques, parking and shutting down the machine, carrying out machine operator maintenance and cleaning up.

This course can be customised for operators of all skill levels.

General Information

  • ✔ 1 – 5 day courses available
  • ✔ Face to face training
  • ✔ Nationally recognised
  • ✔ Real practical training on the machine!

Course Content

  • Introduction.
  • Site policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Work instructions.
  • Obtain and apply safety requirements.
  • Identify and implement signage requirements.
  • Identify and apply environmental protection requirements.
  • Select and check equipment.
  • Pre-operational checks.
  • Risk management.
  • Safe operating techniques including halting, positioning, moving, discharging/distributing water and monitoring discharge/distribution systems.
  • Adjust techniques to meet changing conditions.
  • Park & shutdown machine.
  • Post-operational checks.
  • Carry out maintenance tasks.
  • Clean up after work.
  • Process written records.


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment and wallet card for RIIMPO326E Conduct Water Vehicle Operations (as shown below). This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and does not expire.

Water Cart RIIMPO326D certificate

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language;
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (ability to climb in/out of machine, operate controls etc.);
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots;
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.

Training Location

This course is run preferably on-site at your location using your own machine.

This course can only be offered at our premises (Rockingham, Western Australia) if the machine can be provided for the practical training (supplied by client or hire).

Course Cost

Please request a quote if you would like to arrange this course to be delivered at either your premises or ours – Phone (08) 9528 8888.

BCITF Construction Training FundThe Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.


Please note that costs will vary depending on duration of course required (determined by number of candidates on course and existing skill levels).