Course Information Water Truck Operator (RPL Assessment)

Aim of the Course / Target Group

The water truck operator Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certification assessment service is to confirm competence of experienced operators who have the skills necessary to demonstrate competence at least to the minimum national certification standards (NOHSC7019).

The assessment is also aligned to the nationally recognized units RIIMPO206B Conduct bulk water truck operations and RIIMPO326A Conduct civil construction water cart operations which specifies the outcomes required including planning and preparation for work, the conduct of operational checks, the safe and effective operation of the machine for a range of mandatory tasks, and operator maintenance activities.


2 - 4 Hours

Please note: This is the nominal time allocated by Australian Training Management Pty Ltd to complete an RPL assessment of an experience operator. Assessment may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of the candidate. More than 1 candidate may be able to be assessed in this time.  Fees charged for time not per person.

Assessment Content

The assessment addresses the following:

  • Planning and preparing for operations
  • Pre- and post operational checks
  • Start up and shut down procedures
  • Establish a watering plan
  • Loading from standpipes
  • Hauling fluid loads
  • Distributing water
  • Operator maintenance

This assessment only service is available for experienced operators for initial certificate issue and VoC’s

Assessment Method

Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration


Must have basic English literacy skills and significant operating experience.

If required by the employer or by the site management, or if required to drive the machine on a gazetted road, the candidate may require a Heavy Rigid (HR) Motor Vehicle Drivers License

Academic Award & Recognition

Upon successful completion participants will be issued with certification for either of the following depending on the level of experience:

  • NOHSC 7019 Certificate of Competence
  • RIIMPO206B Conduct bulk water truck operations
  • RIIMPO326A Conduct civil construction water cart operations

Where Is The Assessment Conducted

This assessment is conducted in the workplace for corporate clients. In order to conduct this assessment on your worksite you will need to provide the following:

  • A machine in safe working order
  • A suitable operating area

Course Fee

$800.00 for 4 hrs (fees charged for time not per person)

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Course Summary

Course Name:

Water Truck Operator
(RPL Assessment)


2 - 4 Hours


$800.00 for 4 hrs
(fees charged for time not per person)

Course Schedule:

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