This course is designed to provide new participants with the theoretical and practical skills and knowledge required to work in the civil construction industry. People undertaking this course could learn a range of skills including infrastructure and building site preparation, environmental and safety requirements, operation of heavy machinery and equipment, installing pipework and drainage systems and spreading and compacting materials.
Importantly, existing workers who have experience in the industry but do not have recognised qualifications can also utilise this course as means of getting their current skills and competencies recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.
Engineering, Automotive and Mining, Civil construction plant operator, building.
The training can be delivered entirely on site at the employers premises and the structure is negotiated to meet the operational requirements of the business. This will include scheduled face to face visits by the AST Training mentor who will also provide ongoing support and mentoring via email, telephone or visits for the duration of the program. All resources including manuals, assessment and reference materials will be provided.
Units are assessed by various methods including: theory, practical, oral questioning, log books and demonstration (simulated and realistic). Assessments are continuous throughout the traineeship and include on the job assessing.
A Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process will be undertaken prior to the commencement of the training to identify the skills and knowledge the person has acquired through work experience, formal and informal training and / or general life experience. Once the AST Training trainer confirms the evidence of current competency a training plan can be negotiated.
Students will be marked either Competent (C) or Not Yet Competent (NYC) for each unit of competency. Students found to be NYC will be given a further two opportunities to prove competence in that unit.
All participants undertaking machinery training will need to purchase a "Training kit" per machine.Price/s may vary for these courses if equipment needs to be hired for training purposes.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However completion of year 9 and/or a Certificate II in Civil Construction is desirable but not essential. Suitable for trainees and workers new to the industry and for workers currently employed in the industry who may be seeking training and/or recognition of their current skills level.
Successful completion of this qualification may lead to a recognition at a trade level as a skilled plant operator and road works operator. It may also lead to recognition of the units relevant to the completion of another specialised stream of Certificate level III. The units covered in this qualification may also count towards the Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision.
Approx 24 months depending on participant's level of experience.
Price will be quoted on application
The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.
Total number of units = 19
14 core units plus 5 elective units, of which:
RIISAM205D Cut, weld and bend materials
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All States Training recognises all Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other Registered Training Organisation and will grant credit transfer or recognise prior learning as appropriate for competencies previously achieved.