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A White Card is compulsory for anyone working in construction. It verifies that you have completed a General Construction Induction course and possess the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to ensure safety for yourself and others on a worksite.

Short Courses

Join one of our short courses that will complement your current qualification and give you that edge. Current short courses on offer include:

White Card Course (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)

This is a mandatory Worksafe issued ticket that is requi ed prior to under taking any construction work in or around Council property. The unit requires the person to demonst rate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others

Traffic Control Course (RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop- slow bat and RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans)

This program addresses the skills and knowledge for those responsible for stopping and starting traffic in temporary traffic management situations using a stop/slow bat or boom gate. This program provides Council staff with the necessary skills and knowledge to support the safe operation of work crews on public roads.

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, DANGEROUS GOODS AND SPILL RESPONSE

This one-day course informs par t icipants of the WHS risks posed by working wi th “Hazardous Substances” or dangerous goods. Certain Council employees come into contact with these substances every day, as well as needing to be aware of actions to take in the event of a spill. The program clarifies the distinction between what is a Hazardous Substance” and what is a “Dangerous Good” and provides advice (within your existing Council policies and procedures) about the proper way to deal with these items.

AHCSS00074 Agricultural Chemical Skill Set

This course aims to raise awareness of the potent ial hazards and r isks associated wi th pest icide use and to provide pract ical informat ion wi th regards to safe chemical handling and applicat ion. This course int roduces pest icide users to the pr inciples of calibrat ion. Par t icipants will be expected to calibrate a piece of handheld equipment such as a knapsack, drench gun or injectable

LOAD AND UNLOAD GOOD AND CARGO(TLID0015 Load and unload goods/cargo)

This program will give your staff the skills and knowledge to safely load and unload cargo. Drivers and others loading vehicles may cause accidents if they do not drive safely whilst driving or towing loads. The same thing applies if the weight of the cargo is not secured or distributed properly. This can affect the handling of the vehicle. The course highlights how to correctly store cargo using various teathering methods.

WARM UP FOR WORK AND MANUAL HANDELING(TLID0020 Shi f t mater ials safely using manual handling methods)

This program will focus on manual handling and will highlight the following aspects Lifting and lower ing Carrying Pushing and pulling Holding Manoeuvr ing and awkward postures Repetitive tasks Team lifting

MAINTAINING AND DEVELOPING A SAFE WORKPLACE ( TLIF0024 Develop and maintain a safe workplace)

Safe work practices are an essential par t of every Council workplace. While the mantra that “safety is everyone’s responsibility” is of ten heard, it is not always applied. All Councils have staff dedicated to establishing and maintaining a safe work envi ronments, but this 2-day course can be used to provide a wider range of staf f wi th the skills and knowledge to recognise and act upon safety issues wi thout needing to call or wai t on the formal process. It is a step above “safety awareness” , and does empower part icipants to act appropr iately and with initiative.

SILICA EXPOSURE PREVENTION(10830NAT Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention)

The course out lines the necessary skills to identify WHS r isks and hazards associated wi th crystalline silica-containing products, and to plan and implement safe work systems to reduce exposure within mandated limits.

CHAINSAW OPERATIONS(AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws & AHCPCM205 Fell small trees)

This program will assist in learning the key skills of chainsaw operation and felling small t rees. It will focus on giving students basic understanding both in knowledge and skills in the safe use of chainsaws and the felling of trees correct ly and safely in the workplace.

 

TME has been operating as a Registered Training Organisation for over 25 years, offering a broad range of nationally accredited courses.

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