Project Description

Backhoe Course & Training

This nationally accredited backhoe training course equips students with the vital knowledge and skills needed to professionally and safely operate a backhoe loader. Led by our experienced and qualified instructors, our in-depth backhoe course has been specifically designed to train those who work or wish to gain employment in operational positions across multiple industries, including the construction sector.

On this course, students learn the ins and outs of operating a backhoe, including planning and preparation, risk assessment, routine checks, attachments, shutting down, storing equipment, maintenance and more. Candidates who complete this training program also will receive their very own Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Plus, the professional-level knowledge, skills and confidence acquired on this course will help those seeking new employment and further career advancement within the construction and infrastructure sector.

Why Does Backhoe Training With CTG?

CTG is a reputable and well-established Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with almost two decades of experience in providing exemplary training and assessment to the construction industry. Fully compliant with government RTO standards, we are proud to offer superior quality and efficient training that covers a wealth of professional fields. From regular courses in safety, machinery, earth and road works, to building and councils training, we offer a variety of education to suit employers and employees of all skill and experience levels within the construction industry.

What makes our company and training truly stand out from the rest is more than just regular courses, value for money and affordability. Every single student who undertakes their next professional leap with us is choosing top-quality education that is expertly delivered by highly experienced and knowledgeable trainers. Combine this with the exceptional customer service that our superb staff goes above and beyond to provide, and our company’s outstanding reputation speaks for itself.

Need to Know More About Our Backhoe Operator Course?

If you or your valued staff are seeking to gain new professional skills, real experience and the chance at career advancement through high-quality training, you need look no further. Construction Training Group also offers more courses to help you get the certification you need to require as part of your work such as an electrical safety awareness course, boom lift course, confined space course, excavator course & more. So get in contact with our friendly team who’ll be happy to answer your questions and reserve your spot.

Key Backhoe Course Information

What You’ll Learn:

  • Australian Standards, Legislation and Regulations
  • OHS/ WHS policy Codes of Practice
  • Manufacturers’ instructions and specifications
  • Planning and preparing
  • Risk assessment and hazards
  • Backhoe and loader attachments
  • Conducting routine machine pre-operational checks
  • Safe operation of the backhoe loader
  • Lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Selecting, fitting and removing attachments
  • Backhoe machine operator maintenance
  • Trenching and clearing
  • Shutting down, parking and securing all equipment

This three-day training program is taught by our highly experienced and qualified instructors, who lead trainer presentations, practical training and group work – all designed to maximise learning and develop real, hands-on skills required to properly and safely operate and maintain a backhoe loader.

Participants must complete both written examinations and practical demonstrations to a satisfactory level to fulfil the course requirements..


Participants should be able to converse in and understand a basic level of English to complete this course. There will be a language, literacy and numeracy assessment to check each candidate’s understanding and abilities.


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