Student Experience:


"As I haven't been at school for years I was apprehensive. All I can say is Wow! I loved the simplicity of IAscend's blended learning system. Minimised class time, relevant questions to answer after watching to the point videos in my own time. No secrets, no stress just easy to understand, to the point materials and very supportive people. Well done."
- JD

"The training I was given at IAscend has really helped me and I can't thank you enough, as I love my new job. Thanks for the training and everything. To be honest I am actually shy but for some reason the atmosphere at IAscend made me come out of my shell. Now I feel more confident."
- Ruth

Construction Courses

Traffic Control Course - Theory Session TRAFFIC theory

For people wishing to control traffic on public and private roads, this is the course for you. Learn to use the stop-slow bat and implement a traffic management plan while ensuring traffic flow is maintained and the safety of the public and workers is minimised. This is ideal knowledge and skills for the protection of construction sites, workers and the general public.

Units Covered:

  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan

During this theory course you will cover many areas such as, but not limited to:

  • Site and equipment safety requirements
  • Traffic management plans
  • Traffic control signage and barricades
  • Basic signalling
  • Signs and devices
  • Radio operations
  • State and territory traffic management legislation
  • Potential hazards
  • Equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • Effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • JSAs/Safe work method statement

Refresher training is available. We aim at getting you Job ready!

Photo ID is required: You will be required to present photo ID on the day of training.

PLEASE NOTE: The course fee of $250 is an online prepay discount offer only. If you wish to enrol and pay on the day the cost of the course will be $270 (if spaces are available).

Practical requirements:

To complete this qualification you will be required to participate in three (3) live traffic projects, one involving construction vehicles. Our course includes a practical training workshop, giving you ‘On Road’ experience increasing your employment opportunities.

After the theory portion of the course you can either complete this through work experience with a traffic control company or with iAscend at our Practical Training facility.

This practical session is a separate session with a course fee of $150. It will allow you to gain invaluable practical experience before starting in the workforce.

Course in Workplace Spotting for Service Assets 22195VIC

This course will teach a person how to safely observe the operation of a mobile plant and to warn the equipment operator when they are about to encroach into the ‘No Go Zones’ surrounding an overhead or underground asset.

Unit covered:

VU20834 Observe for the safe operation of plant and equipment around overhead and underground assets

During this course you will cover many areas such as, but not limited to:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a spotter
  • OH&S requirements
  • ‘No Go Zones’
  • Identify and address hazards and how they impact site operations
  • Industry standards and required documentation
  • Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)

Prerequisites

  • A minimum of 18 years of age to align with WorkSafe requirements
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
  • Statement of attainments, operator’s ticket or certificate of competency for items of plant. Plant Knowledge course can be completed if no Plant items have been attained.

When this evidence is received and spotters’ training has been completed, a registration card will be generated by ESV (Energy Safe Victoria) and sent to that person’s residential address.

PLEASE NOTE: The course fee of $220 is an online prepay discount offer only. If you wish to enrol and pay on the day the cost of the course will be $240 (if spaces are available).

White Card (Construction Induction) CIC

Previously known as the Red or White Card, this course includes skills and knowledge required to work safely in the Construction Industry.

Unit covered:

  • CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the Construction Industry

During this course you will cover many areas such as, but not limited to:

  • Relevant Legislation and Industry Regulations
  • Construction Hazards and Control Measures
  • OHS Communications, Information and Reporting Methods
  • OHS Incident Response Procedures

Once your training has been completed, your details are uploaded to WorkSafe Victoria, where they will also issue you a Construction Induction Card.

PLEASE NOTE: The course fee of $200 is an online prepay discount offer only. If you wish to enrol and pay on the day the cost of the course will be $220 (if spaces are available).

General Plant Knowledge PLANT

This course is a non-accredited course that covers some basic items of Plant that allows you to obtain your full spotters qualification via Energy Safe Victoria.

After this course is complete you will have the requirements to spot for:

  • Excavator (LE)
  • Backhoe (LB)
  • Front End Loader (LL)