About Australian Earth Training

On-site operator training for the workers driving Australian industry

Formed in 2017 by its Director, Scott Lidster, Australian Earth Training provides bespoke plant operator training and consultancy services for mining, construction, quarrying, and waste handling businesses globally.

With over 25 years of industry experience, Scott has assembled a highly skilled team of trainers - the majority of which being Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) experts - to support him in delivering some of the best industry-wide onsite training and development.


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A collaborative approach to industry excellence

By working collaboratively with our clients, we tailor our services to address the skill shortages and areas of potential concern that will most benefit your day-to-day business operations. Our goal is to ensure that not only are your staff able to maximise their skill potential and productivity output, but that your business can implement operational improvements across the board.


At Australian Earth Training, we have a comprehensive selection of equipment operator training and management coaching services on offer. By capitalising on our trainers’ backgrounds and areas of expertise we ensure the programs and recommendations we provide are benchmarked to meet the highest industry standards.

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Upskill your workforce and increase overall site productivity with our range of proficiency training courses.

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Accelerate the productivity of your machinery operators with specialised services from our expert team.

The Australian Earth Training difference

Our Vision

To be a specialist provider of tailored plant operator training solutions for workers employed in the mining, construction, quarrying and waste industries. Our heavy machinery training programs provide companies and their workers with mechanisms to proactively reduce accidents and equipment failures whilst increasing overall operator productivity.

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Our Mission

To be a stand-alone, specialist provider of plant operator training solutions and site consultancy services, carried out by experienced trainers and industry professionals with the aim of improving the overall performance of our client companies and their workers.

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Our guarantee

Our trainers, employees, and contractors will always act in a professional manner and proactively look for innovative ways to help client companies improve and develop staff knowledge and performance - whilst improving the overall safety, productivity, and equipment utilisation on site.

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Contact us

To find out more about the machine operator training, consultancy, and e-learning services we provide, or to discuss how we can improve the day-to-day operations of your business, simply complete our enquiry form. A member of our team will be in touch as soon as possible.
  • Select what training you require
  • Proficiency Training
  • Grader Training
  • Dozer Training
  • Loader Training
  • Excavator Training
  • Scraper Training

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  • Select what training you require:
  • Proficiency Training
  • Grader Training
  • Dozer Training
  • Loader Training
  • Excavator Training
  • Scraper Training

Get a quote on our operator and proficiency training services or call us on (07) 4839 7746

  • Select what training you require:
  • Proficiency Training
  • Grader Training
  • Dozer Training
  • Loader Training
  • Excavator Training
  • Scraper Training

Get a quote on our e-learning training opportunities here or call us today on (07) 4839 7746