Backhoe Training

Get a Backhoe Licence

Learn to Drive a Backhoe The Easy Way

Duration: 2.5 days (6 hours per day)

Is this course for you?

This course is designed for those who wish to learn the necessary skills to drive a bobcat and excavator apply for a NSW Backhoe Training Licence. The licence now comes with a national certificate of competency photo licence


Participants must be over 18 years of age, and provide proof of identity prior to commencing the course.

Course Content

  • Operating procedures
  • Safe work practices
  • Backhoe Components
  • Backhoe Dynamics
  • Backhoe Characteristics
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Identification and avoidance of hazards
  • Operators duties and resposibilites
  • Workcover Backhoe used in all training
  • Backhoe licence test


In order to meet Workcover licence standards, participants must:

a) Pass a written knowledge test

b) Complete a number of practical tests, such as driving and operating a backhoe.

Cancellation Policy

We are happy to provide you with a full refund if you need to cancel your course, providing you advise us of the cancellation 4 days prior to the commencement date of the course.

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