Building and Construction Sector Ready

Course Length 5 days (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Study Mode On-campus (day)

Are you aspiring to work in the building & construction industry?

Vacancies exist right now for truss plant workers, apprentice tradies, labourers and much more.

You need something to set you apart from the hundreds of others applying for the same jobs. We can help you kick start your career in this nationally growing industry. On successful completion, you will have real skills and knowledge you can offer an employer.


 

This course includes non-accredited content with the addition of the following nationally accredited unit(s):

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

What will you learn?

In this course, you will gain knowledge around how WHS affects your personally, about the fundamental cores of risk management, and about preventing illness, injury and endangerment.

In this course you will learn:

  • Participate in a team-based project
  • Perform risk analysis & assessment
  • Operate commercial nail guns (framing/carpentry)
  • Use modern cutting saws (mitre/drop saw)
  • Use drills & impact drivers (multi-purpose drill batten & tek screws)
  • Learn about commercial & domestic worksites, truss plants and types of employment opportunities
  • Gain insight and ability in reviewing your own performance
  • Work effectively with others
  • Understand workplace health & safety including wearing PPE correctly

Session Content

Day Session
Day 1

9:30am – 4:00pm

INDUSTRY INDUCTION

Welcome to Building and Construction Sector Ready! Today we are planning out and organising the week ahead. This will cover our team-based project, industry specific requirements, laying the foundations for the next 5 days and preparing you for work in the construction sector.

Day 2

9:30am – 4:00pm

KNOW YOUR TOOLS

Today we are going over the correct operation of the power tools which will be used throughout Building and Construction Sector Ready – nail guns, mitre saws, drills and more + maintaining a tidy work environment.

Day 3

9:30am – 4:00pm

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Today covers the basic Work Health & Safety (WHS) knowledge required before anyone commences work within the construction industry. It will help you comply with the industry’s legislative requirements.

Day 4

9:30am – 4:00pm

NAILGUNS/SAWS/DRILLS

Today we operate our power tools, cut timber to building plan requirements, safely construct our project and prepare for the final inspection. You will also partake in site cleanup throughout today.

Day 5

9:30am – 4:00pm

PROJECT COMPLETION

Today involves the use of the nail guns, impact drivers, various nails, screws and fasteners and the
completion of the project for the site foreperson. Put your skills to use and admire your handy work.

 

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Upon successful completion, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the following units of competency:

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Assessment

You will be assessed in the session, and will be required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to gain competency over  three assessments:

  • A multiple choice quiz
  • A case study
  • A practical task

 

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

  • Identification
    • Current Photo ID (eg: Drivers license, Keypass ID card, Passport)

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills

 

Victorian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Fee For Service
$AUD 1,500.00 (per person)

* Course costs may vary subject to location and equipment requirements

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

genU Training offer Building and Construction Sector Ready, in the following format:

On-campus (day) Study face to face (in a classroom setting)

5 consecutive days (9:30am – 4:00pm) 

 

Time zones:  Local state time zones are observed


 

Need assistance or have a question. Please contact the Training U For Work team on:

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (AEST/AEDT)

Office: 1300 582 687 (option 4) ; or

Direct: 0477 026 638 ; or

Email: traininguforwork@genu.org.au


 

 

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