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Construction is one of the biggest industries in Western Australia and employs approximately 10 per cent of the state’s workforce. Billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing every year, resulting in an ever-growing industry full of exciting employment opportunities.

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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.

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.

A1011P Introduction to ArchiCad
Short Course Bunbury

Description

The course is a level 1 introduction to Archicad, a building modeller used extensively for architectural design and documentation in a 2D and 3D environment. As far as possible, the course is delivered to match individual participant’s aspirations and real life applications.

Suitable For
Delivery will suit those wishing to learn Computer Aided Design skills in order to improve productivity and career opportunities. Previous participants who found the course worthwhile include landscapers, builders, trades people, building and interior designers, fabricators, owner builders, and planners. It is also a good way to ascertain if an associated qualification is worthwhile pursuing.

Topics Covered
- Introduction to CAD and how it’s used for wide range of architectural and engineering projects
- Basic 2D drafting and getting to know how the program works
- Using the program to produce a 3D model – walls, slabs, doors and windows, roofs, terrain
- Getting the model on to paper – elevations, sections and plan views
- Adding dimensions and text to complete a working drawing
- Creating realistic 3D images using different building materials

Certification

This is a non accredited course.

MAB11 Introduction to Revit Architecture
Short Course Bunbury

Description

This is a level 1 introduction to Revit 2018 Architecture, a powerful building modeler used extensively for architectural design, documentation and rendering in 2D and 3D.
This unit supports the work of drafters who assist and work under the supervision and instruction of architects, building designers and other personnel such as home sustainability assessors.
It covers installing BIM-capable design software and applying its functions and options to create, name and save project files and templates for different types of building design projects.

Skills and knowledge elements include:

    Building model set up, levels and grids
    Basic building tools (walls, windows and doors)
    Create floors, ceilings, roofs and stairs
    Add component features
    Basic editing tools
    Navigation tools
    Creating views, sections and elevations
    3D views, cameras, materials, sun study and rendering
    Set up project templates

Participants gain hands-on experience using the various modelling and documentation commands within Revit and should complete the required tasks & assignments in order to achieve competency in this course.

Certification

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

    CPPBDN4004 Set up BIM-Capable Software and Files for Building Design Drafting Projects

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

52784WA Painters Registration
Short Course Bunbury

Description

This course meets the requirements of those seeking registration with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS)

Certification

On completion of the required courses you are required to submit the appropriate Painters Registration application form to DMIRS and follow their process.

You can find more information here:
    https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/building-and-energy/painters

There are two definable client groups for this course:

1.    People who hold a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating or a qualification equivalent to this, or
2.    People with skills and experience in painting and decorating who can demonstrate this in a practical test which is a subset of the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating & proven 5 years painting experience. 

Group 1

People who hold a Certificate III n Painting and Decorating, or have equivalent qualifications, and wish to develop and/or demonstrate their skills and competencies to become registered painters. This group need the following to support their application to DMIRS:

Evidence of their successful completion of the following two (2) units of competency:

•    BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
•    CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

And evidence of:
•    Painting Trade Certificate or Equivalent

Group 2

The second group are people who do not have trade qualifications and need to demonstrate their painting knowledge and skills as well as develop and/or demonstrate competencies to be recognised as registered painters with 5 years Painting Experience. This group need the following to support their application to DMIRS:

Evidence of their successful completion of the following four (4) units of competency. Evidence of successful completion of Pre-requisite CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry is required before commencement of CPCCPD3021A 

•    BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
•    CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
•    CPCCPD3021A Prepare surfaces for painting (pre- requisite of CPCCOHS2001A)
•    82985 PRB colour and wallpapering

And successful completion of
•    83390 Painters Trade Preparation Test (PDF Document)

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

MAB26 Welding - General
Short Course Albany
Bunbury

Description

This course covers the process of using a welding machine and the difference between MIG & Stick welding.

It is a great place to start if you have not done a lot of welding or have done a small amount and want to learn more.

Suited to beginners, hobby welders, home handy man and trades assistants wanting to up skill.

Certification

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

    MEMPE002A Use Electric Welding Machines

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

AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

Description

Construction work is happening all across WA and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite. The Work Safely in Construction Skill Set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction industry. This skill set covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements, how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

Certification

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

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS101 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury and Esperance.

Bunbury - Monday 9 November to Friday 27 November (5 days per week over 3 weeks)

Esperance - 26-30 October, 16 – 20 November, 7 – 11 December

 

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.

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

AE163 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Albany
Esperance

Description

The civil construction industry has seen many large projects underway across Perth and in regional Western Australia. The Work in Civil Construction Skill Set offers a range of both entry level jobs and career development opportunities. This skill set focuses on working safely on construction sites so that you can understand and follow mandatory work, health and safety requirements in accordance with legislation,
including the safe use of electricity and identification of hazardous materials and basic risk control measures and emergency procedures.
You will also learn how to operate specialised equipment such as scissor and boom lifts and elevated work platforms (EWPs), undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks and perform minor repairs, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, and install trench support.

Certification

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

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffold
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
CPCCOHS2001A Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card)
CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2054A Carry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
CPPCCCM3006 Carry out levelling operations
RIICCM210D Install trench support
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany and Bunbury.

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.

Fees

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at dtwd.wa.gov.au.

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