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Advance your career in civil design. Acquire skills in civil detail drafting and the underpinning skills associated with civil design, such as engineering mathematics, statics and strength of materials. Learn about project and risk management, preparing detailed designs of concrete, timer and steel stuctures, managing information or knowledge based systems and applying basic engineering principles and concepts. Civil construction includes specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing bridge construction, pipe laying, road construction, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction, and other civil construction general occupations.

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RII30815 AZG2 Civil Construction Plant Operations
Half price
Certificate III Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
lower fees, mining, half price, 50% off tafe

Have you always wanted to work with big machines? Make it your everyday reality with a career in Civil Construction. 

A career as an operator in the Civil construction industry provides a diverse working environment where no two days are the same. You’ll be required to apply a broad range of skills, and provide theoretical advice and support to a team. As a qualified operator the job opportunities are endless, particurlarly in the construction and mining industry.

As part of your training you will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • Conduct backhoe/loader operations
  • Conduct roller operations
  • Implement traffic management plan
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site and more!

 

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.
KAB05 Civil Front End Loader Skill Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Northam Campus
construction, industry, infrastructure, front end loader, safety, civil construction,

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely conduct supervised wheeled front end loader operations. 

This course is suitable for those working on-site within the construction industry. 

Topics covered include:

  • Pre-start, set-up. operational and shut down procedures
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Work health and safety requirements
  • Identifying, selecting, using and removing attachments 
  • Safely shift loads 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIIMPO321F          Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

To find out more information and to enrol: 

Contact:  Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator -  Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB38 Conduct Hydraulic Excavator Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
KAB38, construction, mining, excavator, hydraulic excavator, industry, safety

Gain the skills and knowledge to conduct hydraulic excavator operations. 

This course is suited for those already working or seeking work in an operational role in the mining or construction industry and are required to conduct hydraulic excavator operations. 

Topics covered include:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Operate an hydraulic excavator
  • Maintenance
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIIMPO301E          Conduct hydraulic excavator operations  

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Pam Francis | Commercial Training Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956 2704 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB09 Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
resource industry, infrastructure, industry, licence, high risk, safety,

Safely operate a telescopic material handler

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently conduct telescopic material handler operations. 

Topics covered include:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Operate and secure telescopic material handler
  • Routine maintenance
  • Work health and safety 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIIHAN309F          Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

 

 

KAB37 Conduct Tractor Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAB37, tractor, tractor operations, construction, mining, industry, safety. licence, agriculture

Safely operate a tractor. 

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely use a tractor on a work site.

Topics covered include:

  • Safe operating techniques
  • Fit, use and remove attachments
  • Routine maintenance
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course: 

RIIMPO3015E          Conduct tractor operations 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

 

KAB04 Dogging Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus

Safely perform slinging techniques 

This skill set covers the necessary skills and knowledge required to safely perform slinging techniques including the selection of lifting gear and/or directing the of the crane operator when the load is out of view of the operator. You will gain the skills to accurately use judgement in relation to choosing suitable lifting gear and the method of slinging by considering the nature of the load, its mass and centre of gravity. 

Topics covered include:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Identify risks and hazards
  • Calculate rated load capacity 
  • Identify, select, inspect and assemble lifting equipment
  • Move loads and direct crane and/or hoist operator 

 

Course Content

The below unit of competency is included in this course:

CPCCLDG3001A          Licence to perform dogging

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA27 Excavator Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAA27, excavator, building, construction, safety, industry, training, mining,

Safely operate an excavator 

Students will gain the skills and knowledge to safely operate an excavator to lift and carry materials under supervision. 

Topics covered include:

  • Assess risks and identify hazards
  • Operate an excavator in-line with regulations
  • Select, fit and remove attachments
  • Lift, carry and place materials 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course: 

RIIMPO320F          Conduct civil construction excavator operations 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

G021P G021P Introduction to Trade Maths
Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
mathematics, subtraction, addition, trade, engineering, entry, percentage, fundamental, algebra, geometry, G021P

Gain an understanding of basic applied mathematics

The objective of this Trade Maths course is to provide a practical understanding of basic mathematical practices.

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in engineering studies as well as anybody wanting to improve their current mathematical skills. 

Topics covered include:

  • adding, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • calculate percentage for use in a variety of situations
  • apply fundamental operations related to measurements, and
  • apply some basic algebraic and geometric functions to every day situations.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB54 Non-Slewing Mobile Crane Licence Skills Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
crane, mobile crane, construction, mining, industry, logistics,

Safely operate a non-slewing mobile crane

Learn how to safely operate a non-slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes. Non-slewing crane refers to cranes that incorporate a boom or jib that cannot be slewed and includes a locomotive and articulated mobile crane. Topics covered include:

  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set-up
  • Transfer load
  • Shut down and secure crane

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

TLILIC0008          Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a  Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator -Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

 

 

 

KAA23 Skid Steer Loader Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAA23,skid steer, loader, mining, civil construction, industry, safety, licence

Operate and shift materials with a skid-steer loader. 

Learn how to safely load and operate a skid-steer loader. Topics covered include:

  • Operate skid steer in line with requirements 
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Remove and fit attachments
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

RIIMPO334E       Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAA19 White Card Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
construction, OH&S, Worksafe, induction, safety, work place, builder, white card, KAA19, carpentry, building, plumbing, industry, electrical, bricklaying, plastering

Enter and work on a construction site 

You will gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site and includes hazard identification and prevention of workplace accidents and injures. Under Work Health and Safety Legislation you must have a White Card  to enter a construction site. 

Topics covered include:

  • Health and safety requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting process
  • Incident and emergency response procedures 
     

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

CPCCWHS1001          Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 

 

Certification 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Students will also receive their White Card. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack

 

KAB40 White Card Skills Set (2 Days)
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus

Gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site. 

This short course will allow students to receive a White Card which under Work, Health and Safety Legislation is required to enter a construction site. Students will also learn to identify hazards and prevention of workplace accidents and injuries.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Health and safety legislative requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • Health and safety communication and the reporting process
  • Incident and emergency response procedures 

 

Course Content 

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

CPCCWHS1001          Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

 

Certification 

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack

 

AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Skill sets
Free
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus

Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite.

The Work Safely in Construction skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Construction
  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Other qualifications for further study include the following.

  • Certificate II in Building and Construction

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

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