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Motor Scraper Operator Unit Standard 17314

Course Aim
Trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in motor scraper operations and analyse and evaluate processes, through practical experience.

This course is based on coaching and assessment only and is designed for trainees with experience in motor scraper operations.

Combining theory and practical assessments participants will demonstrate the following skills.

Course Overview
Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 

  • Describe motor scrapers
  • Prepare for motor scraper operations
  • Manoeuvre and control a motor scraper on site
  • Transport materials using a motor scraper
  • Complete post-operational procedures for a motor scraper.


  • Class of driver licence and any driver licence endorsement appropriate for the vehicle being driven
  • On job evidence such as log books, photos and job sheets will be requested as part of the evidence (200hrs)

NZQA Unit Standard
Operate a motor scraper on infrastructure worksites - Level 3, Credits 20

Attendance Numbers: Minimum of 1, maximum of 4 per session

Course Duration: Approx. 6-8 hours for experienced operator (course pre reading required)

Course Location: TBC

Course Costs: $1,200.00+gst per person

Mileage.95c+gst per km everywhere else

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