Build your practical experience and knowledge in Resource and Infrastructure work to increase your employability as a future apprentice.

This preparatory course covers many aspects of the Civil Construction and Mining industries and is a perfect starting point for a career in these areas.

In this course, you will gain a wide range of entry-level practical skills using most of the tools and equipment used in the Civil Construction and Mining industries. You’ll learn how to use hand and power tools, as well as how to isolate and access plant – and you’ll also have the opportunity to get your licence to operate a forklift truck.

The course also covers topics such as how to identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns, and how to conduct local risk control. You’ll also learn how to work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures, as well as how to implement a traffic management plan and control traffic with stop/slow bat, and provide first aid on a work site.

On successful completion of this course, you will be well-prepared to take the next step in your career with the skills you need to seek employment as an apprentice within the Civil Construction and Mining industries.

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Career opportunities

  • Civil Construction Hand
  • Construction Labourer
  • General Mining Hand

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Career opportunities

  • Civil Construction Hand
  • Construction Labourer
  • General Mining Hand