Learn how to work a belly dump truck – a haul truck that uses internal sloped walls to drop transported materials through the bottom into neat linear heaps called ‘windrows’. Typically used in rural areas, or by anyone in civil construction, coal mining and extractive industries, these trucks give you the ability to control the speed and degree of gate opening so the materials can be best positioned for your needs. We’ll teach you all the specific operating procedures and guidelines to follow so work is conducted safely and efficiently, as well as truck prep, maintenance and cleanup! Our course is flexible in both duration and location so can be tailored to meet your experience level and training needs.
We are flexible and mobile to meet your training needs.
This course covers the operations of a Belly Dump Truck in the following fields...
The duration will vary depending on your background and experience. There is a logbook that must be completed with on-the-job training, they have tasks listed in the front of the logbook that must be completed a certain number of times each, the amount of times will vary depending on your level of experience. Assessment cannot be conducted until these tasks have been completed and the assessment may take from 4 to 8 hours to complete.
This course is suitable for those who wish to operate a Belly Dump Truck within the Civil Construction, Coal and Metalliferous Mining and Extractive Industries.
Yes - participants may be required to undergo a competency test
Successful students receive a Statement of Attainment which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
This unit forms part of the Full Qualification