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Rigid Dump Truck Operator Unit Standard 20625

Course Aim
Trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in rigid dump truck 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 rigid dump truck operations.

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

Course Overview
Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 

  • Describe rigid dump trucks
  • Prepare for rigid dump truck operations
  • Manoeuvre and control a rigid dump truck on site
  • Load, transport, and dump material
  • Complete post-operational procedures for a rigid dump truck.


  • 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 rigid dump truck 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: $100+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

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