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The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, and encompasses a huge variety of career pathways. It is closely aligned to building and includes a large range of trades such as carpentry and joinery, glass, bricklaying and glazing and roof plumbing, as well as an array of fields like site management, line management, estimating and contracting.

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A0767P Asbestos Removal
Short Course Albany

Description

This course is for asbestos removal operators who wish to apply for a licence from WorkSafe. Anyone removing more than 10 square metres of asbestos must undertake this training prior to applying for a licence.

This training course will also train personnel of all levels so they can quickly identify likely hazardous materials.

It will include the examination of real life materials to illustrate the appearance of asbestos in a variety of wastes.

Participants will be provided with the skills required to be able to properly supervise, manage and carry out asbestos work involving non-friable (bonded) asbestos-containing material.

This course covers:

    Legislative framework
    Risk management
    Removal and disposal of non friable (bonded) asbestos

Certification

This is an assessable and non accredited course. You will be required to undertake a written assessment. Candidates will be awarded with a Statement of Completion which is required to apply for the licence.

This course cost DOES NOT include the WorkSafe application fee of $833.70. All participants requiring a Restricted Asbestos Licence will be required to submit the application to Work Safe, which includes:

    a written application form for a Restricted Asbestos Licence
    an application fee, ($833.70 as of July 2018)
    evidence of approved training (completion of this course)

A Restricted Asbestos Removal Licence is valid for three years.

CPC40208 W606 Building and Construction (Contract Administration)
Certificate IV Bunbury

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of contract administrators and clerical support personnel working in small to medium-sized organisations. Participants will learn about Contract Law, and the Building Codes and Standards, providing them with the practical skills and knowledge to:

  • Prepare and administer a construction contract
  • Ensure compliance with contract provisions
  • Sourcing and procuring project resources
  • Apply risk management
  • Process client requirements
  • Issue construction reports
  • Quality and risk management
  • Workplace safety processes
  • Building applications and approvals
  • Interpret plans and specifications

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAB54 Confined Spaces Skill Set
Half price
Skill set Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Muresk
Narrogin

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

 

In this course you will learn the requirements for working in confined spaces including:

 

► timely completion of entering and working in confined spaces safely

► work within a confined space and compliance with the permit conditions

► procedures, records and techniques,

► knowledge of the legislation and relevant standards

► site/organisation risk assessment guidelines,

► use and maintenance of appropriate PPE and more.

 

South Regional TAFE has a purpose-built customised training facility onsite at our Albany Campus.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

 

To remain current, it is recommended that you complete this course every two years

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Esperance, Katanning, Manjimup and Narrogin.

Katanning dates are: 25 November 2020, 8.30am-4.30pm (1 day)

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

MAA76 Elevating Work Platform (EWP)
Short Course Albany
Manjimup

Description

This 2-day short course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more).

By completing this course successfully, you will be equipped to apply for a National High-Risk Work Licence Class WP.


Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain a National High-Risk Work Licence Class WP.

Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit:

TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) (Release 2)

MAA13 Excavator
Short Course Albany

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified excavator operator.

The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for hydraulic excavator operations
    Operate hydraulic excavator
    Carry out operator maintenance
    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    RIIMPO301E Conduct Excavator Operations

Successful students will also receive a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.

MAA82 Forklift
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Participants will learn how to operate a forklift truck by planning the work, conducting routine checks on a forklift truck, shifting loads in a safe manner and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain the National High Risk Licence class LF.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

  • TLILIC0003 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
MAA82-R Forklift Refresher
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

Description

Experienced forklift operators are invited to participate in a 1 day assessment only Forklift Refresher course.
Before the assessment day, participants will be issued with the following information to assist you in the assessment process:
    Course manual & DVD
    Activity book (must be completed before attempting the written assessment)

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    TLILIC0003 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain the National High Risk Licence class LF.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

MAA14 Front End Loader
Half price
Short Course Albany

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified wheeled front end loader operator.

The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for wheel loader operations    
    Operate the wheel loader    
    Carry out operator maintenance    
    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM207 Conduct Front-end Loader Operations

and an Accreditation wallet card.

MAA74 Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding (Basic Level)
Short Course Albany

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to gain a WorkSafe License to Perform High Risk Work in Basic Scaffolding Operations.
Anyone who wishes to obtain this license is required to complete this training.

The course covers:
    planning out your work
    selecting and inspecting equipment
    setting up for the task
    erecting and dismantling scaffolding

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CPCCLSF2001A  Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding (Basic Level)

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain a National High Risk Work Licence Class SB.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

MAA75 Licence to Perform Dogging
Short Course Albany

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and directing the crane operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of view of the operator.

The work described in this course relates to the National Standards for licensing persons performing high risk work. On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for a high-risk licence through Worksafe.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit:   

CPCCLDG3001A    Licence to Perform Dogging

 

MAA73 Licence to Perform Rigging (Basic Level)
Short Course Albany

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to gain a WorkSafe Licence to Perform High Risk Work in Basic Rigging.
Anyone who wishes to obtain a riggers high risk licence from WorkSafe WA is required to complete this training.

The course covers:
    movement of plant and equipment
    steel erection
    placement of pre-cast concrete
    safety nets and static lines
    perimeter safety screens and shutters
    cantilevered crane loading platforms

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CPCCLRG3001A Licence to Perform Rigging (Basic Level)

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain a National High Risk Work Licence Class RB.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

MAA49 Load Restraint
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

Description

The safe loading of vehicles is vitally important in preventing injury to people and damage to property. There are economic benefits to all if the load arrives at its destination intact and without damage.

If you are a heavy vehicle driver and part of your job role is to transport loads from one destination to another, then this course is designed and aimed at ensuring you have a clear understanding of ensuring the load you are transporting is safe and secure while in transit.

This course is provided to ensure that you and your colleagues become familiar with the general principles of load restraint and the use of the new Load Restraint Guide. It is not a formal training day on load restraint, but rather an information day to ensure that your awareness of load restraint issues is raised, and that you are able to navigate the content of the new Load Restraint Guide.

During this course you will learn and understand the importance of restraining a load on a vehicle. The course covers:
    load restraint awareness
    introduction to the Load Restraint Guide
    general principles of load restraint
    arranging loads on vehicles
    restraining loads on vehicles
    driving laden vehicles
    loads

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    TLID2004 Load and Unload Goods/Cargo

MAA23 Side by Side
Half price
Short Course Albany

Description

This short course covers the process for safely checking, loading, starting and operating a side by side utility vehicle.

Participants will learn to steer, manoeuvre, position and stop the vehicle in a smooth and controlled

manner.

 

The course also covers

► Routine checks and maintenance procedures

► hazards and risks associated with side by side utility vehicle areas of operation

► loading and securing side by side utility vehicle safely

► PPE associated with the safe operation and use of a side by side utility vehicle

 

*Please note: Experienced Side by Side operators may be eligible to complete the course in 1 day. Please speak with our friendly staff to see if you meet the required criteria to exit at the end of day 1. You may be required to provide evidence of your previous experience to an SR TAFE lecturer. 

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

AHCMOM216 Operate side by side utility vehicles

 

Half price*

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding: 
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

MAA85 Skid Steer Loader
Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified skid steer loader operator.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
    Operate skid steer loader
    Load, carry and place materials
    Select, remove and fit attachments
    Relocate the skid steer loader
    Carry out machine operator maintenance
    Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry requirements

This is an assessable course and you will be required to undertake a:
    written assessment (approximately 47 questions)
    practical assessment

 

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.

MAB56 Traffic Management
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

Description

This course is for people who want to work in traffic management on public roads and other designated traffic management areas.
It will provide trainees with the knowledge and skills required to be able to safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with Main Roads WA requirements and to implement basic traffic management plans for works on roads.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare
    Set out the traffic guidance scheme
    Monitor traffic guidance scheme
    Close down traffic guidance scheme
    Control traffic
    Operate communication devices
    Plan, Prepare and Co-ordinate Traffic
    Operate Radio
    Clean Up

Entry requirements

Participants must have:
    A valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences)
    Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow them to complete the written component of the assessment.
    A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training on a construction site.
    Steel capped boots

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

RIIWHS201D -  Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
RIIWHS205E - Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS302E - Implement traffic management plans

MAA79 Traffic Management Refresher
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

This course will update your knowledge and skills in Traffic Control and Basic Worksite Traffic Management. Traffic controllers are required to renew their MRWA accreditation after three years of certification.
The course covers:
    Legislation
    Liability
    Safety requirements
    Work procedures
    Traffic Management Plan
    Traffic Control

Entry requirements

Participants must have:
    A MRWA certificate and/or hold a Statement of Attainment for RIIOHS302A Implement Traffic Management Plan equivalent and RIIOHS205A Control Traffic with a Stop-Slow Bat equivalent
    A letter from their employer to confirm they have been actively working for the last 12 months in Basic Worksite Traffic Management and Traffic Control
    A valid driver's licence, or evidence of previously having held a driver's licence (no learner's permits or moped licences)
    Literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow them to complete the written component of the assessment.
    A Whitecard (Safety Awareness Training) in order for attendees to complete the logbook component of the training on a construction site.
    Steel capped boots

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace
    RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures

MAA81 Work Safely at Heights
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course identifies the risks associated with working at heights. Participants will be introduced to safe work practices, regulations and industry codes designed to contain height related work risks.
This course is for anyone who is required to work at height either on a personal or professional level, and who could be at risk of injury as a result of this work.
The course covers:
    Identify work requirements
    Identify work procedures and instructions
    Access and install equipment
    Perform work at heights
    Clean up work area

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

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