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|Study Mode||Full-time, On Campus|
|Commencement||7 August 2023|
|Timetable||Three days a week Return bus transportation will be supplied from the Warrnambool campus on Timor Street to Glenormiston|
Interested in working in the booming civil construction industry? This course gives you the skills to gain work in an operational, supervisory or management role within the civil construction field.
Our hands-on training gives you the opportunity to learn on new machinery and equipment in a simulated work environment.
The civil construction industry is rapidly expanding and can lead you to a variety of career opportunities in traffic controlling, earthworks and mining to name a few.
This course will be run as an 18-week program and you will learn in a classroom and in a simulated worksite environment. As part of the course you will learn about basic civil construction safety and risk management as well as specialist training in the following areas:
On successful completion of course you will have the opportunity to gain work in a variety of occupations and industries including:
On completion of this course students may wish to follow further pathways in our short course format, specialising in:
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
Applicants must be 18 years of age at commencement of course and be able to fully commit to attending three days per week for an 18-week period.
To be eligible for this qualification, you must successfully complete 25 units: 8 core and 17 elective.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|RIIBEF201E||Plan and organise work||20||$0.00|
|RIICCM201E||Carry out measurements and calculations||20||$0.00|
|RIICCM203E||Read and interpret plans and job specifications||40||$0.00|
|RIICOM201E||Communicate in the workplace||20||$0.00|
|RIIRIS301E||Apply risk management processes||40||$0.00|
|RIISAM203E||Use hand and power tools||80||$0.00|
|RIISAM204E||Operate small plant and equipment||20||$0.00|
|RIIWHS201E||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures||20||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CPCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry||6||$70.00|
|RIICCM202E||Identify, locate and protect underground services||30||$0.00|
|RIICCM205F||Carry out manual excavation||8||$0.00|
|RIICCM206E||Support plant operations||8||$0.00|
|RIICCM207E||Spread and compact materials manually||12||$0.00|
|RIICCM208E||Carry out basic levelling||16||$0.00|
|RIICCM210E||Install trench support||16||$0.00|
|RIICRC204E||Install and maintain roadside fixtures||30||$0.00|
|RIICRC304E||Maintain sealed roads||32||$0.00|
|RIICRC314E||Handle concrete materials||24||$0.00|
|RIICRC315E||Use concreting materials and equipment||60||$0.00|
|RIICRC316E||Place and compact concrete||170||$0.00|
|RIICRC317E||Finish concrete pavements||40||$0.00|
|RIIHAN308F||Load and unload plant||20||$0.00|
|RIIMPO317F||Conduct roller operations||80||$0.00|
|RIIMPO318F||Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations||80||$0.00|
|RIIMPO319E||Conduct backhoe/loader operations||200||$0.00|
|RIIMPO320F||Conduct civil construction excavator operations||200||$0.00|
|RIIMPO321F||Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations||160||$0.00|
|RIISAM201E||Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials||16||$0.00|
|RIIWHS202E||Enter and Work in Confined Spaces||30||$0.00|
|RIIWHS205E||Control traffic with stop-slow bat||20||$0.00|
|RIIWHS302E||Implement traffic management plans||20||$0.00|
|RIIWMG203E||Drain and dewater civil construction sites||20||$0.00|
|TLILIC0003||Licence to operate a forklift truck||40||$0.00|
|TLILIC0005||Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)||30||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FEES AND ELIGIBILITY
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$1,235.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$13,760.00|
Students who are eligible for Free TAFE place will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about Free TAFE courses and eligibility or contact our Customer Service team.
A Free TAFE Pathways Program is a group of courses that complement each other to help you continue to train for the career and industry you may wish to work in. For eligible students, these courses are tuition fee free. Depending on the course, you may still be required to pay material fees. The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about the Free TAFE Pathways Program and eligibility or contact us.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$70.00|
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
You have three options when organising your payment:
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.
If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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