Higher Level Skills – General Construction, Short Courses – General Construction & Short Courses – Civil Construction.
These funded programs are again available due to funding allocated to OHSA by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ).
These Short Courses Programs aim to provide up-skilling and cross skilling of workers within the Building and Construction Industry in Queensland (see below for the definition of Building and Construction industry – you might be surprised to realise just how broad this definition is). The Higher Level Skills Program includes Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and Diploma of Work Health and Safety training and is designed to help you gain new skills and knowledge. It provides you with access to training in a range of high level vocational qualifications and is the next step on your path to success.
Applications must be received and approved prior to course registration. This funding will not be made available by OHSA to online study modes.
See below for some of the Funded courses being offered by OHSA:
|Course Name||Normal Price||Funded Price||You Save||Go to Course Page|
|Work Safely at Heights – RIIWHS204D||$239||$14||$225||[View course here]|
|Confined Spaces – Enter and work in confined spaces – RIIWHS202D||$239||$0||$239||[View course here]|
|Confined Spaces – Gas Test Atmospheres – MSMWHS217||$239||$37||$202||[View course here]|
|Apply Risk Management Process (Also known in the Mining Industry as the Mining Supervisor ‘S1’) – RIIRIS301D – Note this funding is not available to mining workers
Communicate Information (Also known in the Mining Industry as the Mining Supervisor ‘S3’) – RIICOM301D – Note this funding is not available to mining workers
|[View course here]
|Health and Safety Representative||$650||$410||$240||[View course here]|
|Certificate IV Work Health and Safety||$1,195||$0#||$1,195||[View course here]|
|Diploma Work Health and Safety||$1,950||$0#||$1,950||[View course here]|
|Perform rescue from a live LV panel – UETTDRRF06B||$120||$70||$50||[View course here]|
|High Voltage Switching Operations||$1,600||$480||$1,120||[View course here]|
|Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck – TLILIC2001||$595||$370||$225||[View course here]|
|Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) – TLILIC2005||$650||$470||$180||[View course here]|
|Licence to perform dogging – CPCCLDG3001A||$1,200||$600||$600||[View course here]|
|Licence to perform rigging basic level – CPCCLRG3001A||$1,650||$1,050||$600||[View course here]|
|Licence to perform rigging intermediate level – CPCCLRG3002A||$1,250||$950||$300||[View course here]|
|Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level – CPCCLSF2001A||$1,195||$895||$300||[View course here]|
|Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level – CPCCLSF3001A||$1,250||$950||$300||[View course here]|
|Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) – TLILIC3006||$1,800||$862||$938||[View course here]|
|Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above) – TLILIC0012||$1,399||$461||$938||Contact OHSA|
|Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes) – TLILIC3008||$1,750||$812||$938||[View course here]|
|Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes) – TLILIC4009||$1,750||$812||$938||[View course here]|
|Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices – BSBSUS201||$240||Contact OHSA|
|Operate elevating work platform – RIIHAN301D||$300||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct telescopic materials handler operations – RIIHAN309E||$540||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct roller operations – RIIMPO317E||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations – RIIMPO318E||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct backhoe/loader operations – RIIMPO319D||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction excavator operations – RIIMPO320E||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil· construction operations wheeled front end loader – RIIMPO321E||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction operations tracked front end loader – RIIMPO322D||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction dozer operations – RIIMPO323D||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction grader operations – RIIMPO324E||$750||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct civil construction water cart operations – RIIMPO326D||$300||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct articulated haul truck operations – RIIMPO337D||$300||Contact OHSA|
|Conduct rigid haul truck operations – RIIMPO338D||$300||Contact OHSA|
* Certificate IV Work Health and Safety requires no up-front payment, however if you do not complete the full program within six (6) months of the attendance to the face to face course you will be required to pay the full advertised course price of $1,195 within 14 days of date of invoice.
Up-front payment of $1,950 is required for the Diploma in Work Health and Safety and if the students complete the full program within 12 months of attendance to the face to face course they will be funded their up-front payment. This is because we only have limited number of funded places and we only receive payment upon completion of the study program. This funding will not be made available by OHSA to online study modes for these two (2) courses.
1. To be eligible for this funding you NEED TO BE:
An Existing Worker is a current Employee in the Building and Construction Industry who has a one month or more employment relationship with their Employer. The working relationship can be built up through full-time, part-time or casual employment or engagement as a contract worker.
An Eligible Worker has the same meaning as the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld) as amended from time to time.
An Unemployed Eligible Worker is a person who has been unemployed for a period of not greater than 6 months that would otherwise meet the requirements of an eligible worker.
2. You MUST NOT BE:
If you believe you meet this criteria and would like to be considered for a funded enrollment applications MUST be received and approved prior to Registration and Attendance of the course, please download and complete the Application forms for CSQ Short Courses Higher Level Skills Program:
Take note that additional documentation is to be submitted with your application form, which includes:
1.Course Registration Form to be completed by Applicant.
Download one (1) of the following OHSA Training Course Registration Forms (PDF or Word Versions) and complete and send back to us at E: email@example.com or F: 1300 647 200 or Mail to OHSA PO Box 336 ELANORA QLD 4220
2. Proof of employment
Applicants MUST submit to us this Employer Letter on company letterhead
3. Additional Documentation
Applicants MUST submit the following:
(i) One (1) of the following:
(ii) One (1) of the following:
(iii) Evidence to verify Participants meet the Existing and Eligible Worker criteria for employment in the Building and Construction Industry. Evidence provided may include but is not limited to the following:
(iv) Evidence that demonstrates unemployment for a period less than 6 months.
Funded enrollments cannot be assessed until the above documentation is provided with your completed application.
Please forward your completed and signed application forms and supporting documentation scanned into a single file (PDF preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 1300 852 970.
Applications must be received and approved prior to course registration. Any shortfall payments will be discussed and arranged through our office.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEFINITION
Building and Construction Industry has the same meaning as the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld) as amended from time to time, currently defined as:
(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)
Construction Skills Queensland provides OHSA (RTO No. 31092) the following level of funding per unit of competency for eligible participants.