Get to know more about dump trucks

To drive a dump truck in the Gold coast, there are some requirements that you would need to meet beforehand. This includes obtaining the necessary relevant training and successfully obtaining the Dump Truck Ticket Gold Coast. In addition, you need to have a sufficient background on dump trucks, their uses, and how to operate them. A dump truck is a truck that is very frequent to use on construction worksites. It transports all the tiny and minute particles necessary for construction. This includes sand and gravel. Dump trucks have several different types. These include:

Standard dump truck

The standard dump truck is one of the most common dump truck types to use on construction worksites. This is due to its easy mobility and movability. Truck chassis and dump body are two main features of the standard dump truck. You can also elevate the standard dump truck’s bed using a vertical hydraulic ram. 

Side dump truck

The best part about side dump trucks is that they can help you carry out your tasks rapidly in no time due to having high capacities. Accordingly, this would be very convenient if you had a large amount of particles that you would need to transfer or if needed to carry out your tasks quickly. Another reason why side dump trucks are a very good choice of a dump truck to choose is having an important safety feature. Side dump trucks are more unlikely than other dump trucks to collapse and fall over. 

Transfer dump truck

A transfer dump truck is a typical standard dump truck, but that has a cargo container. The cargo container is pulled by a separate trailer. You could normally use transfer dump trucks to transport many of the tiny particles necessary for building. This includes asphalt, gravel, wood chips, sand and snow. 

Super dump truck

A super dump truck is the type of dump trucks that would be very convenient to use for major work tasks. This is because its loading capacity is very significant. The super dump truck is a typical standard dump truck, but that has a trailing axle. The trailing axle increases the load capacity of the dump truck. This is because the trailing axle causes an increase in the vehicle’s length. The latter increases the load capacity of the dump truck. You can use the super dump truck to transport asphalt and concrete paving. When you are not using the super dump truck in transporting anything, you can simply take off the trailing axle. This would make the super dump truck easier and better to drive.

Semi-trailer bottom dump truck

The semi-trailer bottom dump truck is basically made of two main components, a 2-axle trailer pulled by a 3-axle tractor. Transporting the tiny particles is more controllable with a semi-trailer bottom dump truck than other dump trucks. The semi-trailer bottom dump truck would also enable you to put and set the tiny particles you are using it to transport in a linear heap. There are two forms of the semi-trailer bottom dump truck, the window form and the cross-spread form.

Critical safety measures while operating dozers

Operating dozers might be a rewarding job, but it might also seem a quite hard job to work. This, however, cannot be entirely true. Operating dozers require having the necessary and adequate skills and knowledge. If you work hard to possess these two, you will be able to operate dozers easily. In order to make a career out of operating dozers in Toowoomba, you will need to obtain professional training and the Dozer Licence Toowoomba. Successfully obtaining the relevant training and licence would enable you to have a promising career in operating dozers. If you are just starting a career in operating dozers, you need to know that a dozer requires some safety measures to follow. These include some safety measures to follow before, while, and after operating a dozer. Here is all you need to know!

Before operating the dozer

There are some safety measures that you would need to follow before operating the dozer. These include:

Wearing a seatbelt

 You need to make sure you are wearing your seatbelt before operating the dozer. This might seem weird as the dozer moves very slowly. While dozers, in fact, move slowly, they might still tumble and overturn. Hence, wearing a seatbelt would ensure your safety in case that happens.

Do not allow other passengers to ride the dozer with you

A dozer has one seat. Accordingly, it has one seatbelt. If you allow another passenger to ride the dozer with you, you will be risking their lives. 

Check the level of the oil and coolant

Oil and coolant levels are very crucial to have a look at before operating a dozer. You need to make sure that the oil and coolant are insufficient amounts so that the operator can operate well.

While operating the dozer

Soon after you follow all the safety instructions that you need to follow prior to operating a dozer, you can operate the dozer. However, you need to follow some safety instructions while operating the dozer too. These include:

Operate the dozer from the front to the back

When operating a dozer, it is necessary to keep dozing from the front to the back. This would help you avoid any wear in the undercarriage. 

Avoid electricity cables and water mains

While operating a dozer, it is important to avoid operating it near electricity cables and water mains. This would help avoid electric shocks and such-related accidents.

Do not work in long cuts

It is recommended to work in shortcuts. Working in long cuts could result in wear in the undercarriage. Long cuts are also money and time-consuming as they consume a lot of fuel. 

After finishing a dozer operation 

When you finish operating the dozer, it is necessary to follow some steps as safety measures. These include:

Make sure you lock the dozer

It is very crucial to make sure that the dozer is locked after finishing your dozer operation. This would help make the dozer more secure.  

The blade must be lowered

You need to make sure that the blade is lowered after finishing your dozer operation.

YELLOW CARD COURSE

YELLOW CARD COURSE

YELLOW CARD COURSE

Courses available weekly

Please note, this training course is not nationally recognised.

The Yellow Card training program is nationally recognised and has been developed in conjunction with regulators and industry personnel to cover not only the requirements of the unit but also safety aspects, hazard evaluation, pre, and post-operational checks and recognition of the operation of an EWP. The Yellow Card training program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely operate an elevated work platform (EWP) boom type including, Vertical Lift, scissor lift, trailer/truck mounted boom lift or Boom lifts under 11m.

The Yellow Card training program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to safely operate an elevated work platform (EWP) boom type including, Vertical Lift, scissor lift, trailer/truck mounted boom lift or Boom lifts under 11m.

Ascent Training Solutions will provide the necessary training to enable students to safely perform duties associated with operating such elevated work platforms.

The Yellow Card training program in not nationally recognised and has been developed in conjunction with regulators and industry personnel to cover not only the requirements of the unit but also safety aspects, hazard evaluation, pre and post operational checks and recognition of the operation of an EWP.

All aspects of this course will be taught at our training facility in Brisbane through verbal, written and practical demonstration teachings. The course material will include;

  • How to identify potential hazards and the appropriate measures used to control them.
  • Conduct routine pre-start, operational and shut down checks.
  • Logbook record keeping.
  • Operate EWP’s under 11 meters according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Use of various devices in emergency situations such as a battery back-up pump, bleed valves, a hand operated the pump and hydraulic accumulators.
  • Understand Load Charts.
  • Perform duties safely at heights including the use of appropriate tools.
  • Personal Protective Equipment including the various types of harnesses available.
  • Manoeuvre EWP’s in constricted areas and the ability to park safely.

On successful completion of this course, you will have the ability to carry out the following tasks;

  • Plan operations using EWP’s under 11 meters
  • Conduct operational checks according to site procedures on boom-type elevated work platforms
  • Identify risks and hazards and apply safe work practices.
  • Set up, operate and shutdown EWP’s in a safe and secure manner.
  • Secure all aspects of the EWP.
  • Attach a fall arrest harness to prevent falls from the platform.
  • Establish emergency procedures in the event of a fall.
  • Record pre-operational checks and faults in the EWP’s logbook.
  • Comply with Australian standards, codes of practice and site instructions

On successful completion of the EWP Yellow Card training, you will have acquired the necessary skills to safely operate an Elevated Work Platform under 11 meters. Once training is complete, the Elevating Work Platform Association (EWPA) will issue you with a ‘Yellow Card’ which acknowledges the attainment of the EWPA Yellow Card Duty of Care Training Unit. This card provides evidence to your employer or future employers that you have undergone the relevant training which assists you to comply with WHS/OHS obligations when operating an EWP

The minimum age to operate an EWP under 11 meters is 14 years and 9 months.

Our highly skilled trainers and accredited assessors at Ascent Training Solutions will provide you with the confidence necessary to gain future employment in many industries including construction, warehousing, manufacturing and more.

Minimum age to obtain a Yellow Card is 14 years and 9 months. Students must also be proficient (read and write) with basic English.

We would also require the candidates to wear basic PPE such as hi-vis, safety helmet, boots (preferably steel capped) and wear sun protection during the training.

Any medical problems or health conditions are required to disclosed before training commences.

Please note, applicants under 18 years of age will have a Restricted Yellow Card issued, marked with an R. The restriction will only allow the Operator to operate an EWP under the direct supervision of an Unrestricted (over 18) Yellow Cardholder of the same EWP class. When an operator turns 18 and has held their Restricted Yellow Card for 3 or more years (from the date of training), they will require refresher training before the EWPA will issue them with an Unrestricted Yellow Card. If a restricted operator turns 18 and is within the 3 year period, the operator will need to contact the EWPA to organize issue of an Unrestricted Yellow Card.

Full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrollment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrollment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued with a ‘Yellow Card’ from the Elevating Work Platform Association (EWPA)
  • Industry knowledge and skills

Scraper Operations

Scraper Operations

Scraper Operations

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding available*

RIIMPO325D Conduct scraper construction grader operations
(superseded by and equivalent to RIIMPO325E)

Our Scraper course will provide you with the necessary skills to plan and prepare a job, operate a scraper from pre-start to shut down, couple machines, relocate the scraper between work sites, maintain the dozer and keep a clean work area.

Our industry Trainers and Assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training, giving you hands-on real-world skills to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready and have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake work in a range of working environments.

Verification of Competency (VOC) courses also available.

Our Scraper course is nationally recognized and designed to give students the knowledge and experience required to operate a scraper in the construction and mining industries specifically. At Ascent Training Solutions, we provide a detailed training plan for students in a small class environment and in some cases one-on-one.

The training in its current form meets the criteria of the unit of competency requirements.

The scraper is a large durable machine used for earthmoving consisting of a vertically moveable hopper, also known as a bowl, on the back with a sharp horizontal blade. The blade scrapes up the material as the machine moves forward forcing the material into the hopper, once the hopper is full the material is transported to the fill area for dumping.

This course will provide you with the necessary skills to plan and prepare a job, operate a scraper from pre-start to shut down, couple machines, relocate the scraper between work sites, maintain the dozer and keep a clean work area.

Our accredited trainers and assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training at our onsite training facility in Brisbane through written and practical teachings. The course material will include the following;

  • Documentation of all aspects of scraper operations.
  • Pre-start, maintenance and shutdown procedures of the equipment.
  • How to operate a scraper including coupling with other operators.
  • The importance of coupling in completing a task effectively and efficiently.
  • Loading and transporting materials as efficiently as possible with minimum loss.
  • Capabilities and limitations of the scraper and attachments.
  • Identifying hazards and measures in place to control them.
  • The use of various attachments and how to maintain them.
  • Inspection of the machine and isolation procedures to follow if faulty.
  • Relocation of the machine between worksites.
  • Keeping a clean work area.
  • Communication in the workplace especially with other operators, co-workers, and supervisors.

On successful completion of this course, students will gain the necessary experience and knowledge required to demonstrate the following;

  • Comply with relevant legislation, policies and site instructions relevant to the operations of a scraper
  • Conduct before and after operational checks and record defects accordingly
  • Operate a scraper in a safe and efficient manner using various techniques
  • Ability to choose and fit the appropriate attachments for the job in hand
  • Identify risks, hazards, and environmental issues and apply the necessary control measures
  • Communicate effectively with other operators specifically when coupling
  • Complete construction scraper operations using many techniques including the stripping of materials, cutting and filling, spreading and coupling
  • Knowledge of the different soil types and ground conditions
  • Understand site plans and drawings
  • Establish earthworks and safe working load calculations.

On successful completion of this course, you will issue you with a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment along with an operator’s card that can be used on all worksites across Australia.

Our highly skilled and knowledgeable trainers at Ascent Training Solutions will provide you with the confidence and support necessary to gain employment across numerous sectors including construction and mining.

Depending on prior knowledge and experience, our courses are run over 2 - 5-days involving high-quality face to face and logbook training.

Onsite training and assessing are available at your company location, however, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the requirements for assessment.

The full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm formally known as Certegy Ezi-Pay, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life construction jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment
  • Personalized wallet sized Operators Card with the unit of competency listed
  • Industry knowledge and skills to operate a scraper.

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991 (link to https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/pdf/inforce/current/act-1991-090 )

More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here (link Here to https://ascenttrainingsolutions.com.au/construction-skills-queensland-csq-courses/.)

For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

Backhoe Loader Operations

Backhoe Loader Operations

Backhoe Loader Operations

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding available*

RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations

Our backhoe/loader operations course is nationally recognized giving you the skills to operate a backhoe/loader in the civil construction industry. The training will also qualify you for earth moving jobs in the mining, construction and agriculture industries.

Our industry Trainers and Assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training, giving you hands-on real-world skills to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready and have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake work in a range of working environments.

Verification of Competency (VOC) courses also available.

Our nationally recognized Backhoe Loader course is designed to give students the necessary skills, knowledge, and qualifications to safely conduct backhoe operations within the civil construction and earthmoving industries.

At Ascent Training Solutions we provide high-quality training in smaller classes and in some cases one-on-one, giving you sufficient time for practical training which is vital when working on job sites.

The training in its current form meets the criteria of the unit of competency requirements.

A backhoe loader is also known as a “digger” is a tractor like a machine that consists of a bucket on the front and a mechanical excavator on the back. They are very common on construction sites and can be used for transporting materials, digging holes, breaking asphalt and so on. The backhoe has numerous different attachments available extending the machines versatility across worksites.

This course will provide you with detailed training on how to plan and prepare a job, conduct operational and maintenance checks of the backhoe, transport materials using the various attachments, selecting the appropriate attachments for the task in hand, relocation of the backhoe between job sites and housekeeping activities.

The training will be taught at our onsite training facility in Brisbane through written and practical teachings, or alternatively, training can be provided at an outside location providing all necessary equipment is available. The course material will include the following;

  • Documentation, work instructions and safety requirements relevant to the operations of a backhoe.
  • Traffic management plans such as appropriate signage and signals
  • Backhoe attachments and their suitability for the task in hand.
  • Hazards, risks and environmental issues and measures used to control them.
  • Operational checks including pre-starts and shut down procedures.
  • Limitations, capabilities, and characteristics of the backhoe and various attachments.
  • Communication within the workplace
  • Calculations for estimating workloads.
  • Reporting defective equipment and follow necessary isolation procedures.

On successful completion of this course, applicants will have the ability to demonstrate the following;

  • Comply with relevant Australian standards, codes of practice and site-specific instructions and procedures such as JSA’s and safe work method statements.
  • Ability to calculate safe working loads.
  • Identify hazards and apply the necessary control measures.
  • Conduct before and after routine checks of the backhoe and report any defects.
  • Select and fit appropriate attachments for specific jobs.
  • Understand the different soil types and compaction on construction sites.
  • Backfilling, transporting materials, cutting/boxing, trench excavation and many more tasks that can be performed by the backhoe.

All components of this course, both practical and written are vital in completing your Backhoe training. On successful completion of this course, Ascent Training Solutions will issue you with a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment and operator card that will allow you to conduct backhoe operations across many worksites in Australia.

Our highly accredited trainers and accessors at Ascent Training Solutions will provide you with the guidance and confidence necessary to gain employment in various sectors specifically the Construction industry.

Depending on prior knowledge and experience, our courses are run over 2 - 5-days involving high-quality face to face and logbook training.

Onsite training and assessing are available at your company location, however, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the requirements for assessment.

The full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm formally known as Certegy Ezi-Pay, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life construction jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment
  • Personalized wallet sized Operators Card with the unit of competency listed
  • Industry knowledge and skills to operate a Backhoe Loader.
Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991 More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

CONFINED SPACES

Confined Spaces Course

Confined Spaces Course

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding available*

RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces

Our Confined Spaces course is a one day nationally recognised course that will give you the knowledge and skills to conduct risk assessments, enter and work in confined spaces and act as a standby person. This course is designed for those working in or around confined spaces. With a high emphasis on risk assessment and safety precautions this course will allow you to feel comfortable and confident to conduct work safely in confined spaces.

Our industry Trainers and Assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training, giving you hands on real-world skills to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready and have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake work in a range of working environments.

Refresher and Verification of Competency (VOC) courses available.

Our nationally recognised Confined Spaces course will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter and work in confined spaces within the Resources and Infrastructure industries. The training in its current form meets the criteria of the unit of competency requirements. Confined spaces can be enclosed or partially enclosed and are not intended to be areas where people work. Storage tanks, pressure vessels, pipes and sewers are all examples of confined spaces and due to poor ventilation, it poses a great danger for workers, therefore the appropriate training is vital. At Ascent Training Solutions we consistently deliver high quality training, with an emphasis on risk assessment and safety precautions, on successful completion of the course you will have the confidence to work safely in any confined space. The training course will cover many aspects including how to plan, prepare and carry out work in a confined space, followed by applicable exiting procedures and finally the cleaning and maintenance of the area. This will be taught through written and practical teachings at our on-site training facility in Brisbane by our accredited trainers. The course material will include;
  • Hazards and risks associated with all aspects of confined space operations
  • Procedures for entry and exit into confined spaces
  • Environmental management plan and protection requirements
  • Emergency procedures for both you and the stand-by person
  • Safety and regulatory requirements such as permits for entry into confined spaces
  • Communication with the stand-by person and visual communication such as signage and barriers.
  • Isolation procedures and tagging of a confined space
  • Inspecting the area when work has been completed
  • Maintenance of all tools and equipment and appropriate storing.
In completion of this unit, the successful candidate will have the knowledge and ability to carry out the following tasks;
  • Safely enter, conduct work and exit confined spaces including storage tanks, pressure vessels, pipes and sewer pump stations.
  • Identify hazards and apply the necessary control measures to ensure the safety of all workers.
  • Record and maintain information relevant to the entry and exit of confined spaces including safety data sheets and safe work method statements.
  • Issue permits for confined space entry operations
  • Understand the suitability of personal protective equipment in various confined spaces
  • Ability to use atmospheric monitoring devices when working in a confined space
  • Understand the effects of toxic gases and airborne hazards
  • Knowledgeable of the capabilities, limitations and characteristics of safety equipment
  • Communicate effectively with the stand-by person and ensure appropriate methods of communication such as signage and barriers are adhered to.
All elements of this course are extremely important when safely undertaking work in confined spaces. On successful completion of this unit, Ascent Training Solutions will issue you with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment which enables you to work on jobsites across Australia. The confined spaces training will give you the appropriate tools needed to gain employment in a variety of industries such as mining, construction, offshore drilling and more.

A 1 day course involving high quality face to face training at our training facility in Pinkenba, QLD.

Onsite training and assessing is available at your company location however, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the requirements for assessment.

Full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm formally known as Certegy Ezi-Pay, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonoured transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life construction jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment
  • Personalised wallet sized Operators Card with the unit of competency listed
  • Industry knowledge and skills to enter and work in confined spaces.

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991 (link to https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/pdf/inforce/current/act-1991-090 )

More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here (link here to https://ascenttrainingsolutions.com.au/construction-skills-queensland-csq-courses/.)

For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

Confined Spaces COURSE

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ARTICULATED HAUL TRUCK OPERATIONS

Articulated Haul Truck Operations

Articulated Haul Truck Operations

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding available*

RIIMPO337D Conduct articulated haul truck operations
(superseded by and equivalent to RIIMPO337E)

Our nationally recognized articulated haul truck operations course will give you the knowledge and skills to confidently operate a haul truck in the civil and mining construction industries. The purpose-built rough terrain haul truck is one of the most common dumps/haul truck you will see in the industry. Operation of a haul truck will see you utilizing the machine to its full capacity on many work sites loading, hauling and dumping materials.

Our industry Trainers and Assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training, giving you hands-on real-world skills to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready and have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake work in a range of working environments.

Verification of Competency (VOC) courses also available.

Our articulated haul truck operations course is nationally recognized and designed to give students the knowledge and practical experience to operate a haul truck within the civil construction and mining industries. At Ascent Training Solutions, our highly skilled trainers and assessors provide a detailed training plan for students in a small class environment and in some cases on a one-on-one basis.

The training in its current form meets the criteria of the unit of competency requirements.

An articulated haul truck is a large heavy-duty type of dump truck used to transport materials such as rock, sand, and gravel over rough terrain.

This unit of competency will provide you with the necessary skills to plan and prepare a job, conduct pre-start and post-operational checks, operate the dump truck in a safe manner, undertake haulage and dumping tasks and carry out maintenance checks and isolation procedures. The training will be provided by our highly skilled trainers through written and practical teachings at our onsite facility in Brisbane. The course content will include the following;

  • Document articulated dump truck operations in a compliant way.
  • Hazards, risks and environmental issues associated with operating a dump truck
  • Personal protective equipment requirements
  • The importance of communication and co-ordination with others in the workplace.
  • Various operating techniques for changes in working conditions
  • Limitations and capabilities of the articulated dump truck
  • Before and after operational checks and shut down procedures
  • Maintenance of the vehicle, identifying defects and reporting accordingly.

On successful completion of this training, applicants will have the ability to demonstrate the following;

  • Documentation of articulated haul truck operations in compliance with work activities.
  • Co-ordinate operations efficiently with co-workers by means of effective communication techniques.
  • Apply safe work practices to avoid potential risks, hazards and environmental issues.
  • Driving the vehicle under various site conditions and environments while understanding its capabilities and limitations.
  • Positioning the dump truck for excavators and other loading equipment to precisely load the materials.
  • Transporting materials in a safe manner to designated locations
  • Site procedures relevant to the operating, maintenance and refuelling of the articulated haul truck.
  • Comply with relevant Australian standards, codes of practice and site-specific instructions.

On successful completion of this course, Ascent Training Solutions will issue you with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and operator card that will allow you to safely operate an articulated haul truck across all terrains.

At Ascent Training Solutions, we provide you with the knowledge and skills to confidently operate a haul truck in the civil and mining construction industries. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready with hands-on real-world experiences to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry.

Depending on prior knowledge and experience, our courses are run over 2 - 5-days involving high-quality face to face and logbook training.

Onsite training and assessing are available at your company location, however, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the requirements for assessment.

The full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm formally known as Certegy Ezi-Pay, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life construction jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment
  • Personalized wallet sized Operators Card with the unit of competency listed
  • Industry knowledge and skills to operate an articulated haul truck.

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991 (link to https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/pdf/inforce/current/act-1991-090 )

More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here (link Here to https://ascenttrainingsolutions.com.au/construction-skills-queensland-csq-courses/.)

For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

ARTICULATED HAUL TRUCK OPERATIONS

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ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM

ELEVATED WORK PLATFORM (EWP) COURSE

ELEVATED WORK PLATFORM (EWP) COURSE

*$115

*for students eligible for funding under the Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) program initiative

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TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)

Typically known as EWP or WP operations, our course covers the functions required to operate a boom-type elevating work platform with a boom length of 11 meters or more. WP operations require a High-Risk Work Licence (HRWL) issued by Work Place Health and Safety QLD (WHSQ). Ascent Training Solutions has developed a high-quality detailed training course that prepares you to perform the operations of an EWP with high importance on safety in Brisbane.

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The Elevating Work Platform (WP) course provides you with the skills and expertise necessary to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the boom is 11 metres or more in length. It can be a telescopic, hinged or articulated device used to support a platform where workers, materials and equipment may be raised.

The training in its current form meets the standards specified in the state and territory licencing and unit of competency requirements.

An individual operating a boom-type elevating work platform must be able to plan the job, conduct routine checks, and set-up, operate, shut down and secure elevating work platforms. All of these activities will be taught by our highly knowledgeable trainers through written and practical teachings at our on-site training facility in Brisbane. The course material will include;

  • WHS/OHS legislation, codes of practice and standards to comply with.
  • Identification of hazards and the control measures necessary to ensure the safety of all workers and equipment.
  • All procedures are adhered to regarding safety equipment, routine pre-operational and post-start checks and the documenting of damaged equipment
  • Procedures for driving, positioning and stabilising an elevated work platform at the workplace.
  • Load estimation using mathematical procedures.
  • The importance of communication in the workplace especially in dangerous situations.
  • Understanding of elevated work platform manufacturer's instructions and specifications.
  • Knowledge of ground stability and the various soil types associated with setting up an elevated work platform.

In completion of this unit, the successful candidate will have the ability to operate a boom type elevating work platform safely along with the following tasks;

  • Site specific emergency procedures and the use of safety equipment such as harnesses and anchor points
  • Pre-start, start-up, operational and shut down checks to ensure the safe operation of the elevated work platform.
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Ensure appropriate methods of communication such as hand signals, signage and two-way radios
  • Record and report all relevant information regarding the operations of an elevated work platform.
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard control methods associated with the positioning and safe operating of and elevated work platform.
  • Understanding of the relevant Australian standards, code of practice, legislation and site specific documentation relevant to elevated work platforms.
  • Carry out routine maintenance checks on equipment.

All elements of this unit of competency are essential in completing your Elevated Work Platform training. On successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for TLILIC0005 Licence to operate boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more), which enables you to be eligible to apply for a WP class HRWL licence through Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).

Ascent Training Solutions highly accredited trainers will ensure you receive the appropriate training and skills necessary to gain employment in various industries including construction, manufacturing and more.

This is a 3-day course involving high quality face to face training at our training facility in Pinkenba, QLD.

Onsite training and assessing is available at your company location. However, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the WHSQ requirements for assessment.

There are no pre-requisites for this course however, to undertake formal assessment and obtain a HRWL you must be at least 18 years of age and be proficient (read and write) with basic English.

You will also be required to produce 3 forms of identification which should include a current photo ID. ID requirements can be found at https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/licensing-and-registrations/work-health-and-safety-licences/apply-renew-or-replace-licences/evidence-of-identity )

We would also require the candidates to wear basic PPE such as hi-vis, safety helmet, boots (preferably steel capped) and wear sun protection during the training.

Any medical problems or health conditions are required to disclosed before training commences.

A $200 non-refundable booking fee is to be paid prior to the course to secure your spot. Full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonoured transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life high risk jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a Statement of Attainment for TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more) making you eligible for a WP class HRWL license.
  • LHRW Assessment Summary – AS1 form to apply for your High Risk Work Licence through Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
  • Industry knowledge and skills to perform the operation of a forklift.

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991) More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here

For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

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GRADER OPERATIONS COURSE

Grader Operations

Grader Operations

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding available*

RIIMPO324E Conduct civil construction grader operations
(superseded by and equivalent to RIIMPO324F)

Our nationally recognized grader course will give you the knowledge and skills to operate a grader in the civil construction industry. Generally used for cutting, spreading and leveling materials the grader is also utilized for ditching, scarifying soil and cutting off bank canals. The training is designed to be flexible and focused on the needs of the individual and would qualify you for roles in the mining and civil construction industries.

Our industry Trainers and Assessors will provide you with high quality, flexible and reliable training, giving you hands-on real-world skills to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance in the industry. Our trainers and assessors will ensure you are site ready and have the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake work in a range of working environments.

Verification of Competency (VOC) courses also available.

Our nationally recognized Grader course is designed to give students the knowledge and practical experience to operate a grader in a safe manner within the civil construction industry. At Ascent Training Solutions, our flexible trainers provide a detailed training plan for students in a small class environment.

The training in its current form meets the criteria of the unit of competency requirements.

A grader is a heavy-duty machine consisting of a long adjustable blade used to create a smooth and level surface. Graders are most commonly used in the construction and maintenance of roads preparing the surface for the laying of asphalt.

This unit of competency will provide you with the necessary skills to plan and prepare a job, operate a grader from pre-start to shut down, select the relevant attachment for the task being carried out, relocation and maintenance of the grader and finally keeping a clean work area.

All aspects of this course will be taught by our accredited trainers through written and practical teachings at our onsite training facility in Brisbane. We can also provide training at an outside location provided all relevant equipment is available. Course material will include the following;

  • Necessary documentation to ensure grader operations are completed in a compliant way.
  • Understand site plans, drawings and work instructions.
  • Potential hazards associated with grader activities and necessary control measures.
  • Appropriate personal protective equipment when operating a grader
  • Interpreting emergency procedures
  • Pre-starts and shutdown procedures
  • Traffic management plans
  • Technical capabilities and limitations of the machine and equipment
  • Choosing attachments that are relevant to the specific job
  • Understand the manufacturer’s instructions and specifications
  • Communication techniques both written and verbal in the workplace
  • Isolation procedures and documentation of defective equipment
  • Maintenance of the grader and clean up of the work area

On successful completion of this training, applicants will have the ability to demonstrate the following;

  • Documentation of grader operations in compliance with work activities.
  • Conduct before and after operational checks of the grader to ensure it is running efficiently.
  • Operate the grader in a safe manner including refueling of the machine.
  • Understand different types of soil and ground conditions relevant to grader operations.
  • Apply safe work practices to avoid potential risks, hazards, and environmental issues.
  • Perform grading techniques such as leveling, scarifying, trimming pavements and cutting batters.
  • Choose, fit and remove appropriate attachments for various jobs and store in a designated area.
  • Maintain equipment and record faulty equipment according to isolation procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with others to get the job completed in an efficient manner.
  • Control and isolate traffic when required.
  • Calculate safe working loads
  • Comply with relevant Australian standards, codes of practice and site-specific instructions.

On successful completion of this course, Ascent Training Solutions will issue you with a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment and operator card that will allow you to operate a grader in many job sites across the country.

Our highly knowledgeable trainers at Ascent Training Solutions will give you the support and confidence required to gain employment across various industries specifically in civil construction.

Depending on prior knowledge and experience, our courses are run over 2 - 5-days involving high-quality face to face and logbook training.

Onsite training and assessing are available at your company location, however, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the requirements for assessment.

The full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm formally known as Certegy Ezi-Pay, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life construction jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment
  • Personalized wallet sized Operators Card with the unit of competency listed
  • Industry knowledge and skills to operate a grader.

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991 (link to https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/pdf/inforce/current/act-1991-090 )

More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here (link Here to https://ascenttrainingsolutions.com.au/construction-skills-queensland-csq-courses/.)

For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au

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SCAFFOLDING (Basic – Intermediate-Advanced)

Our Scaffolding Course Brisbane are nationally recognized that will give you the knowledge and skills to safely construct a framework in different working environments. Build up from basic to advanced levels and get more complex skills.

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