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Self Propelled Compactor Training

RIIMPO316E Conduct self-propelled compactor operations

MAC Training Solutions provides you with outstanding Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency Self Propelled Compactor Training Courses and assessment services to businesses throughout QLD and individuals with their own Self Propelled Compactor via self-paced learning.


RIIMPO316E - Conduct Self-Propelled Compactor Operations describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a self-propelled compactor to perform spreading, leveling, and compacting operations. This unit applies to those working in site-based roles and requires the completion of conduct self-propelled compactor operations that safely, effectively, and efficiently follow workplace procedures to carry out work activity on at least two occasions.


In this unit, the candidate must be able to:

  • locate and apply relevant documentation, policies, and procedures;
  • select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities;
  • carry out refueling requirements and procedures;
  • apply safe work practices, identifying and reporting all potential hazards, risks, and environmental issues;
  • apply problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques when operating equipment; and,
  • inspect and prepare the work area.


This Certified Self Propelled Compactor Training is delivered flexibly - offering learning with minimal impact on your valuable time. Learning pathways available for completing this qualification include traditional learning pathways, recognition of prior learning (RPL) recognition of current competence (RCC) pathway, a coached/ RPL pathway and a distance learning pathway.


Essentially, this qualification is designed to meet the needs of civil construction supervisors, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.


  • Course Title & Code

    RIIMPO316E Conduct Self-Propelled Compactor Operations


    Entry to this program is available to new or existing employees who are employed in the civil construction and maintenance industry and registered under the contract of training. The satisfactory completion of year 10 (Qld) or its equivalent is the minimum educational requirement.


    On request


    Self-paced study or we come to you


    Our trainers are highly qualified with decades of industry experience & knowledge.


    Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency

  • Funding Available

    You may be eligible for government funding for up to 100% of this course cost. 

Nationally Recognised Training Course


These are the following elements that describe the essential outcomes for this unit:

  1. Plan and prepare for self-propelled compactor operations.
  2. Operate self-propelled compactor in line with establishing requirements to complete work activity.
  3. Relocate the self-propelled compactor.
  4. Conduct housekeeping activities.

Mandatory conditions for the assessment of this unit are stipulated below. The assessment must:

  • include access to the self-propelled compactor and personal protective equipment;
  • be conducted in a safe environment;
  • be assessed in context of this sector's work environment;
  • be assessed in compliance with relevant legislation/regulation and using policies, procedures, processes, and operational manuals directly related to the industry sector for which it is being assessed; and,
  • confirm consistent performance can be applied in a range of relevant workplace circumstances.

Where personal safety or environmental damage are limiting factors, the assessment may occur in a simulated work environment* provided it is realistic and sufficiently rigorous to cover all aspects of this sector’s workplace performance, including environment, task skills, task management skills, contingency management skills and job role environment skills.


For those new to the Self Propelled Compactor  Operations industry, it is expected that participants in this program will complete their qualification within a twelve month period. For those with Self Propelled Compactor industry experience already they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their experience and can receive RPLs for most if not all of the course.

All course delivery is based on self-paced study. Face to face delivery is available within organisations for groups of 8 or more.

Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision is designed for those people who are working in independent and self-managing roles in civil construction. Roles may include:

  • Site foreman or supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Contract administrators

There are no pre-requisites for this Self Propelled Compactor Training program, however civil construction work experience is desirable, and it is not possible to demonstrate competence unless working in the industry.

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Lodgement of an up-to-date CV;
  • Completion of a third party report;
  • Various work-based assessment tasks; and
  • Completion of written question and answers.

Assessment for the Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision is against the competency standards within the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package (RII09). Participants can expect to spend about 60 hours undertaking assessment tasks.

An estimate of costs can be provided on request, but fees will only be confirmed when you enrol for the Self Propelled Compactor Training. If you are currently employed within the Queensland building and construction industry you may be eligible to have your current skills and knowledge recognised which means you could obtain your official qualification very easily and at no cost through CSQ (Construction Skills Queensland) provided funding.

Assessment by portfolio and interview is available to those with workplace experience in civil construction roles such as Self Propelled Compactor  Operations. This approach requires the participant to furnish substantial evidence of administration and coordination experience along with a signed reference from a team leader or manager.


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