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State ID: AE387
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

The Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set will give anyone new to the agricultural industry the skills and knowledge to safely undertake employment for harvest operations in the broadacre sector. You will gain the knowledge to safely operate a range of machinery used for harvest, for example a tractor, header, auger and chaser-bin.
This skill set is ideal for anyone wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker during harvest. It may appeal to school leavers, career changers, or anyone wanting to update their skills according to current industry practices and equipment.
 

Certification

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

  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 
  • AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
  • AHCBAC308 Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Esperance and Muresk.

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.

Skill set
State ID: AE451
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Free*
Skill sets

Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Logistics and Warehousing

Complete the 10-week driver trainer program and become job ready to join the transport and logistics industry.

The Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations skill set provides participants real, hands-on experience with practical hours in heavy haulage.

In this training program you will learn how to:

  • follow work health and safety procedures;
  • carry out inspection of trucks and trailers;
  • secure, load and unload cargo of goods;
  • apply work fatigue management strategies; and
  • use and maintain mechanical equipment.

The driving instruction training component of the program is conducted in a range of conditions and locations, with coaching from qualified and experienced drivers.

On successful completion of the skill set, you can apply to obtain one of the following licences: Heavy Rigid; Heavy Combination; or Multi Combination class vehicle, and may apply for a forklift (LF) licence.

 

Collie course | More information or express your interest

Complete the expression of interest form below, or contact Collie campus collie@srtafe.wa.edu.au or 6371 3900.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) (Fee Free)

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations operating in the retail industry.
This skill set is suited to retail settings such as supermarkets, shopping centres, cinemas, petrol stations, beauty salons, gyms and hairdressing salons.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and
control policies and procedures

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton and Narrogin.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations that include food handling in their operations.
This skill set is suited to those working in hospitality, particularly in food handling and front of house. Skills can be applied to specific industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, staff rooms, food stock deliveries, bathrooms and toilets.

Certification

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

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton and Narrogin.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE388
Free*

Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:


 

The three week short course training teaches work safety practices (including White Card), carry out measurements and calculations, how to prepare and organise construction work and skills to operate equipment and tools needed in construction projects.

During your work placement, you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’ by working with an employer.

By completing the Infrastructure Ready Program you may:

• be offered a job with your work placement employer;

• be offered a traineeship in civil construction;

• gain employer references; or

• be endorsed for other employment opportunities

within the civil construction industry.

Skill set
State ID: AE456
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Aged Care
Disability Services

Description

Make a positive difference to the lives of others 

A career in the ageing or disability sector can be very rewarding. You can get started in one of the fastest growing work forces in Western Australia and make a positive difference to the lives of others.

This is an exciting opportunity to start a career that makes a difference and supports a person to reach their goals, engage with the community and meet their support needs.

As part of this course you will attend a work placement with an employer where you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’.

By completing the Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program, you may:

  • Be offered a job with your work placement employer
  • Be offered an aged care or disability work traineeship
  • Use your skills to transition into an allied health occupation
  • Gain employer references
  • Be connected with other employment opportunities within these sectors or
  • Complete further studies

For more information visit jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways or call 08 6551 5049 or email SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au

Gain these skills: 

  • Compliance with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
  • Conducting manual tasks safely 
  • Meeting personal support needs
  • Communicating and working in health or community services 
Skill set
State ID: AE617
Industry Business and Finance
Skill sets
Free*

Operate a Small Business Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This skill set will prepare you to operate a small business in a wide range of industries, whether you plan to work in an administrative role or you
are running your own business. You will learn how to design and produce business documents, publications and spreadsheets, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and how to create and build a social networking presence
using social media tools and applications.

Certification

On completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units:

BSBESB403 - Plan finances for new business ventures
BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC302 - Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWHS307 - Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
ICTWEB306 - Develop web presence using social media

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Skill set
State ID: AE401
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Shearing Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

Shearers play a key role in the Australian wool industry and training proficient shearers is essential to the success of this industry.

The Shearing Skill Set will deliver practical training and support and provide you with a sound foundation to build a career in this important industry. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to handle sheep humanely and use machinery and equipment to shear and crutch sheep.

At the completion of this training you will be work-ready for the shearing and wool handling industry and should be shearing a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult cross bred sheep per day to industry standards.

Certification

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

AHCLSK217 Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock
AHCSHG201 Crutch sheep
AHCSHG203 Shear sheep to novice level
AHCSHG205 Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing
AHCSHG206 Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing
AHCSHG210Undertake basic shearing and crutching

This course will be offered at these campuses: Narrogin

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

Skill set
State ID: AE379
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Work in Agriculture Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

The Work in Agriculture Skill Set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agriculture and rural industries. It is also suitable for school leavers, career changers and those wanting to update skills for current
industry practices and equipment.
Participants will gain a solid foundation in essential farming skills including health and safety, chemical handling, modern tractor and machinery operation and weed control.

Certification

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

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry

 

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

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.

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