Training The Work Safely at heights course certification is recognised right across Australia. This Working at heights course is unit of competence from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry training package, Australian Standards and Department of Mines Act and regulations. Assessment There are two parts of the assessment process – theory and practical. Satisfactory completion of the assessment will result in a statement of attainment given to the applicant. Content During the Working Safely at heightscourse with us, you will learn:
  • Legislation and regulations associated with working at heights Australia Legislation and regulations associated with working at heights Australia
  • Identifying requirements and equipment necessary for different jobs
  • Understanding procedures involved and inspecting different safety and other equipment
  • Using several different types of safety equipment How to work at heights (practical application)
Prerequisites Although there are no prior courses that need to be completed for entry, there is a level of English communication, verbal and non-verbal, that is required to undertake it, as well as basic numeracy skills. The applicant must also be over the age of 18 and may or may not have experience working in confined spaces previously.

Training Confined Space Entry Training Course. We are a Registered Training Organisation and, upon completion of our Confined Space Entry training course, will be recognised throughout Australia. This course is conducted so as to adhere to Australian Standards, the Resource and Infrastructure Industry training package and code of practice, OH&S standards, and the Department of Mines Act and Regulations. Assessment There are two parts of the assessment process – theory and practical. Satisfactory completion of the assessment will result in a statement of attainment given to the applicant. Content There are several different parts that make up this course, including:
  • Learning the planning and preparation processes of working in confined spaces – this includes learning different terminology and the different types of spaces
  • Understanding all of the different hazards and safety precautions involved, as well as different hazardous gases testing and identification
  • Undertaking practical practice with the different equipment that will be used – including undertaking entry and exit procedures correctly, completing paperwork involved, etc.
  • Finishing the job and ensuring work area has been cleared accordingly
Prerequisites Although there are no prior courses that need to be completed for entry, there is a level of English communication, verbal and non-verbal, that is required to undertake it, as well as basic numeracy skills. The applicant must also be over the age of 18 and may or may not have experience working in confined spaces previously.

EWP Operator Licence / Yellow Card Course Overview

The Yellow Card Training Program has been designed for people needing to develop the skills and knowledge required to operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs or commonly known as EWPs). The course will provide training in the safe use of various types of elevated work platforms including boom type MEWPs with boom length under 11 metres.
Participants may complete singular or multiple modules, depending on the type of EWP they will be operating.Modules include –
• Vertical Lift (VL)
• Scissor Lift(SL)
• Self Propelled Boom Lift (BL)
• Trailer Lift(TL)
• Truck Mounted Lift(TM)
• Advanced Boom (AB)

Course Outline

The EWP Operator License / Yellow Card Training course offers comprehensive theoretical and hands on training provided by Trainers accredited by the EWPA. In completing the course, you can expect to learn the skills required to safely operate various types of MEWPs.Course participants will gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills in the following:
• Hazard identification, risk assessment and controls
• Fall arrest harness inspection, fitting and use
• Identify safe operating parameters using data plate and manual
• Conduct pre and post operational checks
• Operation of EWP
• Emergency procedures
• Theory assessment and practical observation and demonstration

Outcome

Upon successful completion of the course your Accredited Trainer will submit training records to the EWPA who will approve your training and provide you with an EWP Operator Licence with the proof training and your photograph on the card.
You will be able to apply for a Statement of Attainment for RIIHAN301E – Operate Elevating Work Platforms. Please advise your Accredited Trainer if you require this as there is additional paperwork to be completed.
An interim record of training from the EWPA will be emailed to you upon approval of your licence by the EWPA and this can be used when operating a MEWP until you receive your yellow card. The Yellow card will be posted to your supplied address.

Course Prerequisites

The Training program has no pre-requisite units. However, MEWPs require operators to have a thorough understanding of the risks associated with using them. This includes being able to read and understand technical information such as instructions for emergency lowering systems, wind speed ratings, variable rated capacity restrictions, operator’s manuals and logbook checklists.
The EWPA Accredited Trainer must be confident that the knowledge and skills imparted have been taken in and understood by the participant and assessed to the level that the operator can be deemed competent.
Participants should be 18 years of age. Operating restrictions apply for those under 18 years of age.

Duration

Approximately 6 hours, depending upon class size and prior knowledge and experience.

Telehandler Gold Card Course Overview

In NSW, a High Risk Work (HRW) Licence is not required to operate a Telehandler with fork attachments regardless of lifting capacity*, however in accordance with the WHS Act and Regulations 2011 under PrimaryDuty of Care, a PCBU must provide information, training, instruction or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out as part of the conduct of the business or undertaking. A Gold Card provides evidence of formal information and training for operators or telescopic material handlers. Telehandlers can have various attachments such as: fork tynes, crane jib, bucket, basket or work platform. In NSW, if the telehandler you are operating has over 3 tonnes SWL/WLL capacity and a crane jib attached, you require a HRW Crane Licence (CN or C2) to operate it or if over 3 tonnes SWL/WLL and has a work platform with an over 11m boom length attached, you require a WP HRW licence. If you require further information regarding the Telescopic Handler Training and/or Licensing Requirements for each state in Australia please contact www.tsha.com.au or SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50. Course Content
  • Site inspections and hazard identification/controls
  • How to work safely around power lines and understand wind conditions
  • Use of operations logbook
  • Use of stabilisers and attachments
  • Identify and understand safety decals, operators’ manuals and compliance plates
  • Conduct pre operational checks
  • Practical safe operation
  • Load charts and load management
  • Theory and practical assessment
 
Course Outcomes
 
On conclusion of training, participants meeting the assessment criteria will be issued a Statement of Attainment in RIIHAN309F Operate Telescopic Materials Handler Equipment and a Telescopic Handler Association (TSHA) photo style Trained Operator Gold Card for the type of Telehandler and attachments you have been trained to use.
 
Course Prerequisites
Participants must be over 18 years of age, be able to speak and understand English; understand technical concepts; and provide suitable identification.
A forklift licence [LF] is desirable, but not essential. Please note: Telescopic Handlers with greater than three tonnes lifting capacity and a crane jib or work platform attachment, require a SafeWork NSW HRW licence to operate them, either CN or C2 as a minimum for crane attachments and work platform attachments require a WP HRW licence. These HRW licences are not provided in this Gold Card course, however, we would be happy to book you in the appropriate HRW course. Please ask us for more information. Duration Approximately 6 hours, depending upon class size and prior knowledge and experience.  
Accordion Content

UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

This course is the minimum qualification any person needs to safely work near overhead powerlines.

This course offers a combination of theory and practical training to teach or re-accredit participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely work near overhead powerlines for relevant state and territory regulatory authorities. The course results in the achievement of a Statement of Attainment for Nationally Accredited Course Code:

Course Outcome

UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

Course Outline

This course will enhance the knowledge and skills of participants who are required to operate or observe the operation of plant, hand held tools, cranes and their loads in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus.

Course content summary

– Understand relevant legislation
– Basic principles of electricity and understanding of the power system
– Safe Approach Distances (SAD)
– Preparation to work near overhead powerlines
– Safely carry out work near overhead powerlines
– Complete work near overhead powerlines
– Understand risks and control measures
– Incident response including CPR and use of a defibrillator

Course Duration

Full day course commencing 8.30am. Includes theory work and practical demonstrations.

Course Pre-requisite

If participating in this course for the first time you are required to compete a pre-course workbook prior to attending the training. If the workbook has not been completed in full you will not be allowed to participate in the training.