Course Title: Operate specialised machinery and equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3396 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Operate specialised machinery and equipment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to operate specialised machinery and equipment.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety requirements manufacturer’s specifications and sustainability practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. They use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment


1. Select and prepare specialised machinery and equipment for use

2. Operate specialised machinery and equipment

3. Complete and report on specialised machinery and equipment operation

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of in class activities, presentations, written reports and observation in the workplace.