Skills Uplift – Civil Construction

This Skill Set Uplift Initiative course is aimed at persons wishing to work in the Civil Construction field. It is designed as introductory training in the Civil Construction Plant Operation field giving successful applicants a basic knowledge and training to begin work in this field. The course is available to those that meet specific entry requirements (as below).

HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plans
RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
22325VIC Course in Workplace Spotting for Service Assets

A minimum of 18 years of age to align with WorkSafe requirements for forklift licence.

Before undertaking 22325VIC Course in Workplace Spotting for Service Assets students will require:
* HLTAID003 Provide first aid and
* an acceptable unit such as RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations in which to ‘spot’ for.

Specific eligibility requirements around student-funded places apply. These will be discussed at a pre-training review and include: participants
*must be referred by a Victorian Government Skills and Jobs Centre/or by a Jobs Victoria Employment Network Partner
* will not be eligible to participate in a further Skills Uplift Initiative
* enrolment in a Skills Uplift Initiative will not otherwise impact their entitlement to funded training.

20 DAYS Dependent on the number of participants and student aptitude.  Currently scheduled to start in May 2020.

• You must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
You must attend a Pre-Training Review day for you to decide if it is the right course for you and for us to assess if you are suitable/eligible for the course.
• You must have basic communication, literacy, numeracy skills and understand and speak the English language at a level that enables the safe completion of all units.
• You must provide, on the 1st day of training, one (1) form of current photo identification and one additional form of identification (including current residential address).
• Wear comfortable and practical clothing and workboots. (Safety boots preferred).
• Tea & Coffee is provided.
• Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the commencement of training.
• All course participants will be provided with a student information book detailing their rights and responsibilities.

An assessment will be conducted at the conclusion of training in both practical and theory components. Practical components require the participant to successfully complete a series of requested tasks under the observation of the assessor: the assessor will then determine a judgement of competency. The knowledge component consists of a written assessment.

Successful acceptance into this course provides the student with free training and assessment.  This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Possible employment opportunities are available for suitably trained persons in a variety of job roles:- Councils/shires, bridge works, Solar farms etc.

Training and assessment will be conducted in the Barmah.