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Building and Construction
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IAA27 Elevated Work Platform Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Newman Campus
elevated, work, plat, platform, ele, working

Gain the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type Elevating Work Platform (EWP), where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

Participants will be guided through the process, from identifying the work order, to safely preparing for the task to be carried out, performing the duties, and finally packing up, ensuring all post-operational checks are completed.

This nationally-recognised course is accredited by WorkSafe WA. On completion, participants will receive a statement of attainment and a WorkSafe WA permit.

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

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
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
forklift, fork, fork training, forklift course

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
Halls Creek Campus
Front end loader, loader training, loader short course, FEL course, front end loader training

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
Kununurra Campus
gas, test, testing, gas testing, ga, workplace, safety,

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
Halls Creek Campus
Grader, grader operations, grader short course, grader KNX

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
K2021P K2021P Restricted Asbestos Removal - Kimberley Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
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Asbestos is a hazardous material and its removal must be carried out by trained and experienced licensed operators.

Participants who complete this course will be able to supervise, manage and carry out asbestos work involving non-friable (bonded) asbestos-containing material.

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations require operators to have a Restricted Asbestos Licence if removing more than 10 square metres of bonded asbestos in a workplace. The licence will be valid for three years.

Upon course completion, those applying for a Restricted Asbestos Licence will be required to submit a written application to WorkSafe.

Applicants will be required to pay a fee and provide evidence of the ability to remove asbestos in a safe and proper manner, which can be demonstrated through the completion of this course.

IAD46 Roller Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus

Gain the skills and knowledge required to conduct roller operations within the civil construction industry.

This course covers:

  • Planning and preparing for roller operations 
  • Per-start checks
  • Risk assessments 
  • Duty of care
  • Preparing to relocate a roller
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Housekeeping activities

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a roller within the civil construction and resources industries.

IAA19 Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus

Gain the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction skidsteer loader operations within the civil construction industry.


Participants will learn how to:

  • Operate a Bobcat/skidsteer
  • Plan and prepare for skidsteer loader operations
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Move the skidsteer safely between worksites
  • Undertake machine maintenance
  • Clear and maintain work area
IAB16 Tag and Test Electrical Appliances Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Newman Campus
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The testing and tagging of electrical equipment must be performed by trained individuals. 

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to test and tag electrical equipment as per Australian Standards 3760 and 3012.  Participants will be trained to confidently perform testing and tagging, while meeting compliance and ensuring the safety of staff on the worksite. 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including long trousers, a long sleeved shirt and covered footwear must be worn throughout the duration of the course.

IAA03 Traffic Management Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
traffic, manage, management, traffic management

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. 

IAA04 White Card Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
White Card Skill Set, white card, white card training, white card broome, white card kununurra, white card kimberley, white card pilbara

All workers on construction sites in Australia must hold a White Card.

The White Card Skill Set covers the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking work on a construction site.

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Health and safety legislative requirements
  • Identifying construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Incident and emergency response procedures

Improve your job prospects by completing your White Card today!

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

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
IAA26 Working in Confined Spaces Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Working in confined spaces, space, confined, confined spaces, work

Do you need a working in confined spaces ticket for work?

During this short course participant’s will gain the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces.

Students will learn to:

  • Identify areas that constitute confined spaces
  • Comply with site and equipment safety requirements
  • Comply with the  entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • Types of air contaminants and toxic gases
  • Identify the limitations of breathing apparatus
  • Identify equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Comply with site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • Locate and understand safety data sheets (SDS) information and application
  • Use confined space and industry terminology

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