Construction

Short Courses

Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry



This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.

Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations



This unit covers conducting skid steer loader operations in the civil construction industry. It includes: planning and preparing; conducting machine pre-operational checks; operating skid steer loaders; lifting, carrying and placing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the skid steer loaders; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning up.

Conduct grader operations


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a grader.

Conduct non-slewing crane operations


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct non-slewing crane operations, including lifting loads, and positioning, travelling, and performing multiple crane lifts using non-slewing cranes.

Conduct slewing crane operations


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct slewing crane operations, including lifting loads, travelling cranes, and performing multiple crane lifts.

Conduct telescopic materials handler operations


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct telescopic materials handler operations.

Licence to operate a forklift truck


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)


This unit unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a vehicle loading crane with a Maximum Rated Capacity (MRC) of 10 metre tonnes or more. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate this plant.

Licence to perform dogging


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform dogging work. Dogging consists of the application of slinging techniques to move a load, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear, and the directing of a plant operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of sight of the operator.

Licence to perform rigging basic level


This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform basic rigging work associated with movement of plant and equipment, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets and static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters; and cantilever crane loading platforms for licensing purposes.

Licence to perform rigging intermediate level


This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform rigging work at the intermediate level, which includes all the outcomes for rigging work at the basic level, and also includes rigging of cranes, rigging of conveyors, rigging of dredges and excavators, rigging associated with tilt slabs, rigging associated with demolition work, and dual lifts for licensing purposes.

Operate elevating work platform


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform at any height.

Perform basic rigging


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic rigging, including planning for rigging, preparing rigging equipment and moving loads.

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (WHITE CARD)


Candidates who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment and a White Card licence (QLD issued). This course is nationally recognised throughout all states in Australia.

Work safely at heights


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another.

Qualifications

Certificate I in Construction



This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

Certificate III in Rigging



This nationally recognised qualification prepares you for working as a licenced Rigger and Dogger on construction sites in Australia.

Certificate III in Steelfixing



This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in the area of steel fixing in the building and construction industry.