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Post Training Job Support

Dump Truck Course

“There is still a high demand for equipment operators on mine, resource and civil sites and the opportunities for rewarding employment look extremely promising in 2013.”

Haul truck training course Brisbane

Employers, when choosing operators focus on four main areas:

  • Safety
  • Realistic Training
  • Attitude
  • Experience

The better the hands on dump truck training the better chance you have of getting one of the highly sought-after positions.

That’s why iMINCO partners with Industry Pathways who have designed their dump truck course after consultation with mining, resource and energy employers. This comprehensive dump truck (Haul Truck) course is better than a dump truck traineeship because it will teach you exactly what you need to know so you can be a valuable asset to an employer.

The dump truck training course is run on a simulated mine site (with a current mining lease in place) where you will interact with excavators, water trucks, light vehicles and other machinery.
This is a realistic mining experience.

  • You will be breathalysed prior to training each day
  • You will need to conform to mine standards
  • You will learn how to correctly park vehicles
  • User mobile phones safely
  • You will wear the appropriate PPE
  • You will attend morning briefings and pre-start checks…plus a whole lot more.


Safety Awareness

This dump truck training course will help you demonstrate your safety focus so whether it be in the interview or on site you will be able to show that you are a safety motivated operator.

POS comms (Positive communication) is one of the cornerstones of their safety first approach and is embedded in all their training. Employers regard POS comms as an essential skill that makes a difference to your job prospects.

Realistic Training

This dump truck course far exceeds the requirements of the unit of competency (RIIMPO311A – Conduct Haul Truck Operations) and Industry Pathways are proud of their record of training for employment.

The dump truck course includes night time driving and emergency braking to improve your skills in areas that are a big concern to mining companies. Mining companies don’t employ unsafe drivers.

These aspects in the training course will make your resume shine compared to other job applicants, dramatically improving your chances of getting a well paid mining job.

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Dump Truck Training Course


All Industry Pathways dump truck course trainees get:

  • Benefits of the 100ha off-site training centre (it prepares you for working in a mining environment)
  • A carefully designed, intensive 5 day course for maximum time behind the wheel.
  • Night and day driving – realistic mining conditions (a key thing employers look at).
  • Instruction on defensive driving
  • Skidpan control lessons
  • A 400m haul road straight (which is unusual in training environments).
  • Emergency braking (to show employers you can handle their trucks).
  • Includes black coal competency.
  • A nationally recognised unit of competency so you can work anywhere in Australia.
  • Post training job support to help you increase your opportunity of getting a haul truck job.
  • Better dump truck training. Better experience. Better results


We believe you need to be MIND ready and not just MINE ready to work in the industry. The course trainers focus on getting you ready for your mining career and they make you aware of the social, emotional, psychological and cultural aspects of working in a fast-paced mining environment.


Whilst there is a continuing push for companies to hire new starters, the more similar experience you can get, the more likely you will be of securing a long-term position. The Industry Pathways post training job support helps you find these job opportunities. Some people prefer to look for a dump truck traineeship, although this type of training can help you get into the mining industry as a dump truck driver, new starters who have proven they have the right attitude and have invested heavily in themselves often stand a better chance of a position.

Industry Pathways are there to help you with your career pathway and journey. Your training will be engaging and enjoyable…plus the unique no-cost Post Training Job Support which includes:

  • Help with searching for dump truck jobs.
  • Assistance with preparing your resume.
  • Tips on how to prepare for your interview.
  • Mining and resource company research tips to build your industry knowledge quickly.

Pre-bookings for this course are essential to avoid missing out

Dump Truck Course Queensland

Course name: RIIMPO311A Conduct Haul Truck Operations

The RTO conducting the training will be Industry Pathways (#32513).

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The dump truck course is held at Dinmore 31km west of Brisbane Queensland.

The realistic mine site is a huge 100ha, with a 2.4km circuit and 400m long straight haul truck road.

There are plenty of challenging driving conditions, including declines, inclines and a range of different substrates so you can really learn what is required to drive haul trucks on a real mine site.

Plus you’ll be driving, hauling, loading and tipping at night, so you get the right training and experience mining companies are looking for.

Download the CAT Haul Truck manual to get a feel for the types of dump trucks you’ll be driving on this course.

Location Map for the Dump Truck Course – Chum Street, Dinmore, Queensland.

Cost: $3790

Dump Truck Course + Light Vehicle Course (4WD) + Mining Induction (recognised Standard 11) + Cert II Surface Extraction Upgrade

Don’t live in Queensland or close to Brisbane?, accommodation can be arranged for you

Carols Country accommodation is approx 15 min from the Industry Pathways training facility at Dinmore and set on 3 acres in a semi-rural/residential area in Thagoona. At the rear of the house there is large deck area with music facilities or if you prefer you can just sit and listen to nature at its best while reading or enjoying a relaxing drink. The accommodation is affordable and specifically designed so you can relax and be comfortable in a family home type setting so you can focus on your training.

  • The house enjoys refreshing breezes that naturally cool the house.
  • 3 meals included daily
    (Please advise of any special dietary requirements when booking to ensure your requests can be catered for).
  • 4 rooms available.
  • Transport to and from Industry Pathways training facility can be provided for a small additional cost.
    If you require this service please enquire when booking.
  • On-site recreational area
  • In partnership with Airport West Transfers

Download the accommodation brochure here (PDF)

How often are the dump truck courses run?

The dump truck course is run every week, however, they tend to sell out fairly quickly. Once you’ve booked your spot, Industry Pathways will  co-ordinate with you on the times and dates that best suits your time-frame and availability.

Please note: Basic English, reading and writing skills are necessary due to safety requirements on mine sites. You will not be accepted at the course should you not have these basic skills.

You can also undertake other machinery tickets such as front end loader, bobcat, and dozer. Contact the training office on (07) 5520 2522 for packaged pricing and save!

Next available dump truck course dates:

  • 5-9 May 2014
    Dump Truck Course + Light Vehicle + Mining Induction (Standard 11) + Cert II Surface Extraction Upgrade
  • 2-6 June 2014
    Dump Truck Course + Light Vehicle + Mining Induction (Standard 11) + Cert II Surface Extraction Upgrade

BOOK YOUR COURSE SPOT by filling out the form opposite


…or call (07) 5520 2522 to reserve your place today!

If you have any questions before you book your dump truck course, you can always email us.

Please read the refund policy before booking this course.

iMINCO Mining Information Training Recruitment

As iMINCO is an information provider and not an RTO, we utilise the extensive training and industry experience of Industry Pathways (NPN: 32513), who are a leading provider of mining training.

Includes Post Training Job Support

Some of the benefits you will receive when completing your course with our recommended training provider are:

  • Nationally recognised qualifications.
  • National training organisation (RTO No:32513).
  • Locations across Australia.
  • Advanced training methodologies.
  • Flexible course delivery methods.
  • Courses held daily.
  • Highly qualified trainers.
  • Classroom, on-site & e-learning options.
  • Theory & practical assessment.
  • Post training job support officer.
  • Access to job alerts created specific to your skill set.
  • Free resume tips.
  • Free interview tips
  • Special offers on workwear and PPE.
  • 5% discount off any future courses with Industry Pathways.
  • Free mining information and news.
  • 100 ha off-site training centre prepares students for working in a mining environment (machinery courses).
Please read the refund policy before booking this course.

iMINCO Mining Information Training Recruitment