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Treck Industries provides comprehensive plant operation and worksite competency training and assessment in New South Wales and the Hunter Valley Region. We offer over 20 RII course units to provide training and assessment for a wide variety of plant machines. Below, our experienced teams have answered some of the most asked questions about our units of competency.

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Operator competency is the term used to describe when an employer or controller has ensured an operator is able to do their job competently and safely.


When determining operator competency, appropriate training or experience include:


  • A previous certificate of competency from WorkCover, or a similar regulator
  • A statement of attainment or other nationally recognised qualification for the type of plant they will be operating
  • Completed training at an industry school or hold an industry competency card for the relevant plant
  • Skills, experience or competency that can be demonstrated and verified by an employer
  • On-the-job training from an experienced and competent person
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Treck Industries takes verifying your competency seriously, which is why we aim to exceed the industry standard for accreditations. We do this so that each operator has the utmost confidence and knowledge when it comes to operating required machines.


We offer formal training in a variety of specific plants, which includes completing a nationally recognised course from a registered training organisation, or an industry-specific course. Our verification of competency process is incredibly thorough and includes all necessary training and qualification certifications.

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When obtaining a mobile plant VOC, there are a range of items you can use as evidence. This includes:

  • A High-Risk Work Licence issued by a state or territory under the National Certification System
    Or, where a High-Risk Work Licence is not required by legislation, you can provide:
  • A licence or certificate of competency issued under previous state or territory legislation for which there is no longer a high-risk work licence required—for example, loadshifting equipment; or
  • A statement of attainment or certificate issued by an RTO for the successful completion of the appropriate unit of competency in the nationally recognised training package


It should be noted that, on its own, a letter claiming competency signed by an employer or supervisor will not be accepted as evidence.
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It may not be necessary to formally complete a course to refresh your training or competency. Ongoing training should be provided in the workplace to maintain competency levels and ensure that all new workers or operators are able to work safely.

However, competencies and the level of instruction, training, information, and supervision should be regularly reviewed.

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