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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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MAA43 2D AutoCAD Drafting Short Course Bunbury

Description

This course is suitable for learners who would like to gain basic 2D drafting skills using the AutoCAD software package.
Topics covered:

    AutoCAD interface and start a new drawing
    AutoCAD drawing tools and modify commands
    Precision drawing
    Working with layers
    World and User Coordinate Systems
    Hatch, text and tables
    Blocks/external references
    Working with dimensions
    Printing

Certification

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

    CPPBDN5017A  Produce 2D Drawings for Building Design Projects Using CAD Software

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.

MAA78 Confined Spaces Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
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.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and Industry sectors.  Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
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

MAA76 Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Short Course Albany
Manjimup

Description

This 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.

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.

    AHCMOM208 Conduct Excavator Operations

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

MAA82 Forklift Short Course Albany
Bunbury
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:

  • TLILIC2001 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
MAA14 Front End Loader Short Course Albany
Narrogin

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 units:

    CPCCLDG3001A    Licence to Perform Dogging

Industry licensing information

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

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

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.

MAA80 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:

    RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan
    RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat
    RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace
    RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures

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

MAA08 White Card Short Course Bunbury

Description

To enter a building site in Australia it is a requirement to hold a current General Induction card, also known as a 'White Card' (formerly Blue Card). The card is valid for use on all construction sites in Australia.

This training reinforces the Occupational Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employees and employers aimed at raising the safety standards in the construction industry.

The course covers:

    Occupational Health and Safety legislation in the workplace
    Communication and consultation on Occupational Health and Safety
    Implementing Occupational Health and Safety risk management & the principles of safe systems
    Emergencies & first aid in the workplace
    Key principles relating to workplace injury management

Certification

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

    CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

MAA81 Work Safely at Heights Short Course Albany
Bunbury
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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