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Advance your career in civil design. Acquire skills in civil detail drafting and the underpinning skills associated with civil design, such as engineering mathematics, statics and strength of materials. Learn about project and risk management, preparing detailed designs of concrete, timer and steel stuctures, managing information or knowledge based systems and applying basic engineering principles and concepts. Civil construction includes specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing bridge construction, pipe laying, road construction, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction, and other civil construction general occupations.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
RII20715 AZF8 Civil Construction Certificate II Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Civil construction, plant and machine operation, cert 2 civil, cert 2 civil construction

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate II in Civil Construction is an entry-level course, giving participants a taste of the civil construction and mining industry. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant equipment
  • Meet OH&S requirements

Successful completion of this course will enable participants to enter the workforce with skills acquired to work safely to industry standards.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

RII30815 AZG2 Civil Construction Plant Operations Certificate III Distance learning + face-to-face workshops
Full-time
Part-time
Civil construction, cert 3 civil, cert 3 civil construction, machine operation, machine operator

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations provides participants with the skills to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Support plant operations
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials safely
  • Operate small equipment
  • Use hand and power tools

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

IAA28 Excavator Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Excavator, excav, civil training, excavator short course

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Do you need to operate an excavator for work? 

Learn how to conduct excavator operations within the civil construction industry.

Throughout this course, participants will learn about:

  • Machine and general safety
  • Excavator terminology
  • Pre-start and post inspections
  • Start up and shut down procedures
  • Trenching
  • Bulk excavation and lifting loads
IAA07 Forklift Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
forklift, fork, fork training, forklift course

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn how to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.

Participants will be guided through the operation of a forklift, ensuring:

  • Risk control measures are implemented
  • Traffic management is carried out in accordance with workplace procedures
  • Pre-start and operational checks are completed
  • Loads are monitored correctly
  • Shutdown procedures are carried out

Upon completion, participants will receive a forklift Notice of Assessment and a Work Safe High Risk Work Licence.

Please note:

  • Participants must be aged 18 years or over, and provide two primary forms of identification, along with two passport photos.
  • Participants are required to wear a high visibility shirt and steel cap boots during the course.
  • Pre-reading may be required before commencement of this course
     
IAA93 Front End Loader Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Front end loader, loader training, loader short course, FEL course, front end loader training

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn how to operate a front end loader safely and efficiently.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-start checks
  • Front end loader operations, including attaching, securing, lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Machine relocation
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Shutdown procedure

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a wheeled front end loader within the civil construction and resources industries. 

IAA33 Gas Test Atmospheres Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
gas, test, testing, gas testing, ga, workplace, safety,

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Ensure the safety of your working environment!

 

This course covers the skills required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering an area or work-space (including confined spaces) to ensure safety. 

Participants will learn how to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.

IAA95 Grader Operations Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Grader, grader operations, grader short course, grader KNX

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn how to safely and efficiently operate a grader.

The Grader Operations Skill Set covers:

  • Planning and preparing for operations
  • Conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • Operating the Grader, blade control
  • Operational techniques
  • Selecting, removing and fitting attachments
  • Relocating the Grader
  • Carrying out machine operator maintenance and cleaning up
IAA03 Traffic Management Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
traffic, manage, management, traffic management

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn how to implement traffic management processes in accordance with safety management procedures and WA road laws.

This course covers:

  • Traffic control using a stop-slow bat
  • Installing road safety signs and standard equipment in accordance with relevant government legislation
  • Working safely when setting up traffic control equipment and directing traffic around road works

This course is appropriate for construction site and local council works.

 

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This skill set is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. 

IAA20 Working Safely at Heights Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
working at heights, work safely at heights, work heights, trades training, crane training

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Seeking a role in the resources and infrastructure industry that requires you to perform work at heights?

The Working Safely at Heights Skill Set provides participants with the ability to work confidently and competently at heights.

This course covers:

  • Occupational Health and Safety law, legislation and standards relating to working at heights
  • Identifying, monitoring and reassessing risk control measures
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Planning, access and egress
  • Safely performing duties
  • System dismantle and pack up

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