Conduct rope shovel operations


This unit covers conducting rope shovel operations in the mining industries. It includes: planning and preparing for operations;

Operating the shovel; digging and loading trucks; and conducting housekeeping activities.

Course Overview

RIIMPO303E – Conduct rope shovel operations

This Course develops the skills and knowledge required to operate rope shovel to dig and load trucks.

This course applies to those working in site-based roles.

The course covers information that will assist you to:

  • plan and prepare for operations
  • select and maintain appropriate plant and equipment
  • work safely on site
  • work with others to achieve the required outcomes
  • respond appropriately in an emergency.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.

 If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact for advice.


Coal mining
Metalliferous mining

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