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Units of Competency:

RIIRTM301D Operate a truck or trailer mounted attenuator

Course Overview:

Following this training, TMA operators will understand the correct procedures of conducting pre-start and post operational checks, correct deployment, operational methods and pack-up of TMA, implementing appropriate plans including correct shunt forward.

Course Delivery:

Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable industry training facilities.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for TMA Operators and Traffic Management Professionals.

Prerequisite Information:

Participants must hold a White Card and the Heavy Vehicle Licence for the appropriate class to operate the TMA. Participants need to have also completed the RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plans course.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298

Unit of Competency:

RIIVEH201D Operate light vehicle

Duration: 1 day plus time for pre-reading & pre-course questionnaire

This Course targets on-road behaviour and attitude in an effort to reduce risk taking, with an emphasis on motivating drivers to make safe driving decisions.

This course is also particularly suited to anyone who operates vehicles on gravel roads.

The course, which can be tailor-made to your specific requirements, is conducted in a non-threatening environment on normal roads away from race tracks as this has its own mind set.

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to drive light vehicles and cars safely, including the systematic, safe and efficient control of all vehicle functions, monitoring of traffic and road conditions, management of vehicle condition, fatigue management and effective management of hazardous situations

Units of Competency:

CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely In the Construction Industry (White Card) 

Course Overview: 

This unit covers the required Occupational Health & Safety procedures on a work site. It includes awareness of OHS, risk management and prevention of injury or illness on site. This card is required before working on any active construction/mine site.

Course Outcomes:

Upon successful completion, candidates will be awarded with the White Card Official Statement of Attainment and the White Card.

Once the course is completed, your assessment answers will be assessed and marked. Once all assessments and government mandated requirements have been validated, the White Card and Official Statement of Attainment will be mailed to you.

Who should attend? 

This unit is required for anyone who wishes to work on, or enter any active work site in Infrastructure, Resources and Construction. Persons working in a ‘construction’ trade position whether full-time or contracting are required to hold a white card and have it in their possession on site. This course is mandatory for those intended for a work site within Australia.

Licensing Regulation:

Applicants need to be 15+ to apply for this training. This OHS knowledge is mandatory for those intending to work on industry work sites in Australia. White Card training relates directly to the induction program as specified by Chapter 6 Construction work, Part 6.5 General construction induction training, Work Health and safety Regulation 2011.

Unit of Competency

HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

Course Overview

Current Training is a Registered Training Organisation so you can be assured your training is nationally recognised. Your statement of attainment will certify that you have been trained in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

Your Provide First Aid certificate is valid for three (3) years. The CPR component of the course is valid for 12 months and will need to be updated annually for you to keep your certification current. By signing up to our renewals program, the staff at Current Training will send you a reminder detailing the date your course is due to be updated.

Units of Competency

RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces

Course Overview:

This training package includes RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces and this competency covers the entry to confined spaces, for maintenance, servicing of vessels or other necessary reasons. Work in/entry to confined spaces shall conform to relevant legislation and AS2865, or its authorised update or replacement.

Qualification Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Suitable For

Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (RII) is appropriate for those working in maintenance and the servicing of vessels.

Unit of Competency:

RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

Course Overview:

This is an essential short course to equip you with the skills and knowledge to minimise the many risks associated with working at heights. If you work in the resources or infrastructure industries, this course is a must-do for your safety. You’ll learn about applying height safety procedures; installing appropriate signs and barricades and how to inspect/install fall protection, amongst many other crucial skills.

Outcome:

Following the successful completion of this unit of competency, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for: RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Unit of Competency:

RIIRIS301D – Apply Risk Management Processes

Course Overview:

This single unit of competency is nationally recognised and covers the application, processes and tasks associated with conducting inspections; with a view to identifying, analysing and assessing risk in the workplace. You will be given the necessary training to administer the recommend treatment, contribute to implementation of treatments and to monitor risk in the workplace. Apply Risk Management Processes is one of those courses that can boost your mining career. In a high risk mining environment, managers are looking to rely on well-trained workers who have the skills and abilities to lead by example, especially when it comes to safety and compliance management.

A big part of the course involves being able to prepare, test, document and communicate safe working instructions to other workers.

This unit is focused on:

  • identification of on-site hazards
  • assessing and identifying unacceptable risk
  • identifying and recommending treatments
  • contributing to the implementation of treatments; and
  • reviewing safety system documentation

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Unit of Competency:

RIIRTM203D Work as a Safety Observer/Spotter

Course Overview:

This course has been designed for persons involved in road building, road maintenance, Bitumen sheeting, or Civil construction earthworks, mining, quarrying. Including those who may work, supervise, or manage those who may be required to work in the vicinity of Road works.

It aims to provide participants with the underpinning knowledge to be able to recognize and ensure the requirements of a safe work environment in relation to or near road maintenance, Bitumen sheeting, or Civil construction earthworks.

“Safety Observer/Spotter” means a person who has enough safety knowledge and experience to ensure that pedestrians, workers, vehicles & machinery are kept a safe distance from the road building machinery.

Objective:

To enable participants to clearly understand the role of the Observer as the safety observer to warn mobile plant operators and crane drivers in the proximity of road Works & civil construction work inclusive of communications, water, sewerage and power.

Course Content:

  • Role of the Observer (Spotter)
  • ‘No Go’ Zones
  • Safety assessment process
  • Signaling procedures
  • Types of Plant
  • Distance assessment
  • Accident procedure process
  • Plant Code of Practice
  • OH&S Act 2011
  • SWMS development

Course Outcome:

Participants who satisfactorily complete the multiple choice questionnaire will be given practical demonstration and hands on practice on a live civil works site to ensure that they prove their competence as a Road Works Observer. This participant will receive an Observer/Spotter card and Statement of Attainment (valid for three (3) years) and be registered on the Current Training Database.

Unit of Competency:

RIISAM204D – Use Small Plant & Equipment

Course Details:

This training course is based on the National Unit of Competency RIISAM204D: Use Small Plant & Equipment. This course covers the use of small plant and equipment in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It includes:

  • Planning and preparing for work
  • Selecting and using the correct small plant and equipment for the job &
  • Cleaning up.

Who should attend?

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational, service and maintenance roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction.
  • Coal mining.
  • Extractive industries.
  • Metalliferous mining.

Course Outcome:

Successful students receive a Statement of Attainment for Use Small Plant & Equipment which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Unit of Competency:

RIISAM203D Use of Hand & Power Tools

Course Overview:

This training course is based on the National Unit of Competency RIISAM203D: Use Hand And Power Tools. This course covers the use of hand and power tools in the resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for work, selecting and using hand tools and power tools, and cleaning up.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational, service and maintenance roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction.
  • Coal mining.
  • Extractive industries.
  • Metalliferous mining.

Course outcome:

A Statement of Attainment to RIISAM203D will be issued to applicants who meet the criteria required from the Training Package. This may require supplementary evidence in the form of a report from a suitable supervisor, or further assessment on a second day.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

QUICK CUT SAW SAFETY TRAINING AND OPERATION COURSE

 

THE AIM OF THE COURSE:

There have been a significant number of incidents of people being seriously injured while utilising Quick Cut saws in their day-to-day work. These often life altering workplace injuries have not only impacted the novice user, but expert users with years of experience have fallen victim to being struck by this incredibly powerful tool.

This is why the team at Current Training have developed a training course that is aimed specifically at the industry groups and the work they undertake with this purpose-built training program. The training program wraps around the accredited unit of competency RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment expanding and contextualising to the actual work being conducted by the client in the workplace.

The program covers the following aspects:

  • Understanding the safety requirements around quick cut saw use
  • Preparation and pre-starts
  • Safe use in a variety of cutting positions and efficient handling
  • General maintenance, shut down and care

DURATION:

4 HOURS

Note: The course can be extended in length to further add to content for specific client needs.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Understanding the saw
  • Reactionary and operational forces
  • The operator’s responsibilities
  • Blade changes and understanding limitations
  • Pre-start inspections of the equipment, cutting zones and materials being cut
  • Safe start procedures and running checks
  • Water flow and its importance in operations
  • Silica dust and the dangers it poses to the operator and public
  • Safe saw operation
    • Cutting slab
    • Cutting pipe
    • Cutting kerb and lay back
    • Cutting reo bar and mesh
    • More as required
  • Utilising the cutting cart
  • Maintenance and storage of the saw and associated equipment

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:

All clients will need to undertake a theory based written exam based on the key required knowledge areas of quick cut saws. Prior to undertaking any saw operation.

Clients will then be assessed on their safe operation of a quick cut saw across a variety of industry-based criteria.

PRE-REQUISITES:

You must hold the construction induction white card (CPC WHS1001 prepare to work safely in the construction industry)

Basic literacy and numeracy skills (reasonable adjustment can be applied)

WHAT YOU WILL EARN:

You will receive the nationally recognised unit:

  • RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment

Along with the plastic wallet card that you have successfully completed and met all requirements to operate a quick cut saw in the construction industry

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:

You will need a pen, your white card, your driver’s licence, your USI or to be able to obtain one

You will need to ensure you have full PPE that is: Steel toe boots, long drill cotton pants, Long drill cotton reflective shirt, hearing protection, safety glasses, anti-vibration gloves, hard hat, (Current Training will provide all other PPE)

If the training is being conducted on a worksite, Current Training will require the use of site approved equipment (Quick Cut Saw, Water supply, Fuel, protective equipment).

LOCATION: We come to you, onsite.

PROGRAM COST & NUMBERS:

$220.00 per person (group rates will be applied where applicable)

Minimum class numbers 4 to a maximum of 10

Wondering which course is right for you?