Are you looking to learn new and important skills that will help you to further your career in construction? Construction Skills Queensland’s (CSQ) Short Courses Program 2018-19, with its focus on safety and licencing training, could be for you.
The Short Courses program provides funding to assist with upskilling and cross skilling existing workers in the building and construction industry. The training focuses on the safety, regulatory and licensing requirements of the industry and can provide you with a range of competencies that employers need. And as the program name suggests, the Short Courses are designed to get you up-skilled fast.
For the 2017-18 programme, which runs from 1st Oct 2017 to 30th Sep 2018, each eligible participant is able to access up to eight (8) CSQ funded General Construction short courses, and up to three (3) CSQ funded Civil Construction short courses.
(For Eligible Students)
|Course||Price||Amount Funded by CSQ||Student Contribution|
|RIIHAN301D Operate Elevating Work Platform||$300.00||$180.00||$120.00|
|RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in a Confined Space||$310.00||$300.00||$10.00|
|RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights||$235.00||$225.00||$10.00|
|RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat||$500.00||$150.00||$350.00|
|RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan||$350.00||$240.00||$110.00|
|TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform over 11m||$500.00||$225.00||$275.00|
|CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform Dogging||$1500.00||$600.00||$900.00|
Please contact us on 1300 375 610 for more information or to apply for funding or email your enquiry to email@example.com
Extract from the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991
3AA Meaning of building and construction industry
(1) The building and construction industry is the industry of constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing any of the following—
(b) spa pools and swimming pools;
(c) roads, railways, airfields or other works for the passage of anything;
(d) breakwaters, docks, jetties, piers or wharves;
(e) works for solid waste disposal;
(f) works for subdividing or developing land;
(g) works for the improvement or alteration of a harbour, river or watercourse for navigation purposes;
(h) works for the storage or supply of water or for flood mitigation;
(i) works for the irrigation of land;
(j) works for the conveyance, treatment or disposal of sewage or of the effluent from any premises;
(k) works for extracting, refining, processing or treating materials or for producing or extracting products and by-products from materials;
(l) works for conveying products, by-products or materials;
(m) works for the drainage of land;
(n) works for the storage of liquids, other than water, or gases;
(o) works for the generation, supply or transmission of electric power;
(p) works for telecommunication or for the transmission of radio or television;
(q) bridges, viaducts, aqueducts or tunnels;
(r) chimney stacks, cooling towers, drilling rigs, gas holders or silos;
(s) pipe lines;
(t) navigational lights, beacons or markers;
(u) pile driving works;
(v) sporting or recreational facilities;
(w) earthworks, other than for farming;
(x) fences, other than fences on farms;
(y) structures, fixtures or other works not included in paragraphs (a) to (x), but not including earthworks for farming or fences on farms.
(2) The building and construction industry also includes land clearing and site preparation, other than for farming.
(3) The building and construction industry also includes the industry of, whether on or off site—
(a) constructing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, in accordance with working drawings; or
(b) deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing, relocating, maintaining or repairing a thing, other than ordinary stock for sale, constructed in accordance with working drawings.
(4) The building and construction industry does not include the industry of performing maintenance or repairs of a minor nature to anything mentioned in subsection (1) or (3) for a person not substantially engaged in activity mentioned in subsection (1), (2) or (3).
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