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Training Guide

ENROL NOW TO SECURE YOUR PLACE Albany • Denmark • Katanning • Mount Barker

Phone 9892 7504  •  www.gsit.wa.edu.au

GOVERNMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

we train people.


Contacts For more information on any of these courses, please contact our friendly staff at the following campuses or go to www.gsit.wa.edu.au/training/sdc/shortcourses.

Great Southern Institute of Technology Albany 5 Anson Road, Albany WA 6330 Phone: 9892 7504 Fax: 9892 8897 Email: sdc@gsit.wa.edu.au

Mount Barker, Cranbrook and Denmark Anita Verazzi South Coast Highway, Denmark 6333 Phone: 9892 3203 Fax: 9892 3221 Email: anita.verazzi@gsit.wa.edu.au

Katanning, Tambellup and Gnowangerup Crissie Coldwell 9 Dore Street, Katanning WA 6317 Phone: 9821 6407 Fax: 9821 6443 Email: crissie.coldwell@gsit.wa.edu.au

www.gsit.wa.edu.au In addition to these courses, we are happy to create a course to meet your training needs. For details on courses contact the Skills Development Centre email sdc@gsit.wa.edu.au or phone 9892 7504

Please note

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

we train people.

Contents Lifestyle and recreation�������������������������������������������������������������� 4 In the kitchen, languages, photography, arts…

Corporate and computer����������������������������������������������������������� 7 Basic computing, Microsoft 2010, cultural awareness...

Industry skills training������������������������������������������������������������������ 9 OSH/WHS, chemical handling, working at heights, confined spaces, traffic, asbestos, chainsaw…

High-risk training����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13 Forklift, EWP, dogging and rigging...

Earthmoving training������������������������������������������������������������������ 14 Dozer, front-end loader, grader, VOCs ...

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LIFESTYLE COURSES Sing Out Loud Denmark’s own ‘Cyclone’ Tracee Morrison is now teaching singing at the Great Southern Institute of Technology in Denmark. For many years, Tracee has performed professionally throughout Asia and Australia, and continues to work locally, in Perth and internationally. Tracee will focus on what YOU want to sing in the style YOU want to sing. DEN: Wed 12 Feb to 9 Apr 9 evenings

Sewing 101 summer tops This short course is designed to give you the skills to make basic summer tops and tanks. Techniques covered include different facings for neck and armholes, openings, ruffles, pleats and more to create simple but stunning garments. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some sewing experience. ALB: Mon 3 to 24 Feb 4 evenings $185

Paint Club Join Indra Geidens to develop your art ideas and processes, get information and feedback on artwork and techniques, create artworks in a supported environment and learn about exhibitions and professional practice. DEN: Thu 20 Feb to 10 Apr 8 mornings

Wire art Wire Art is a class that has students using their imagination with wire and tin cans to create 3D art. The lecturer will explain, and assist with, the creation of each individual design. This class is great fun and students will finish the course with a great piece of artwork they can display in their home. KAT: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9821 6407

DSLR photography – taking awesome photos Have you ever felt frustrated that your holiday pictures just didn’t do your amazing trip justice? In this short course we will demystify the most important Digital SLR settings and learn how to take control of your camera. Your lecturer, Lee Griffith is a multi-award winning photographer (2013 and 2007 WA Press Photographer of the Year, 2012 United Nations Peace Media Awards Finalist) who has extensive experience in taking amazing photos. ALB: Wed 5 to 19 Mar 3 evenings $150

Photo book Have you ever wanted to create your own personalized photo album? Participants will bring in their own photos and learn the techniques and secrets to designing their own personal album. After the course, albums will be printed and delivered directly to each student. KAT: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9821 6407

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LIFESTYLE COURSES Spanish – beginners Join Cuban-born Marena Yoli Sanchez for a fun, relaxed course designed for anyone who would like to get an introductory taste of the language, acquire some vocabulary and achieve basic competency and confidence in speaking and communicating in Spanish. ALB: Thu 6 Mar to 10 April 6 evenings $198

Italian – beginners DEN: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 3222

French – beginners A fantastic conversational class for complete beginners or those with basic school French. The course is designed to give the student the basic language skills and the cultural understanding to be able to deal with everyday situations. DEN: Tue 25 Feb to 1 Apr 6 evenings

Conversational French – next steps Following on from our popular Introduction to French course, this course is designed to further develop essential skills to maximise your French experience. ALB: Thu 6 Mar to 10 Apr 6 evenings $198 KAT: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9821 6407

Moroccan infusion with Daniel Sharp Come and join the talented Daniel Sharp to prepare and sample delicious Moroccan meals. By experiencing this specially designed menu, you’ll cover authentic skills, methods and techniques as well as learning about common Moroccan ingredients and how to use them for maximum flavour. ALB: Wed 12 and 19 Mar 2 evenings $198

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LIFESTYLE COURSES Cake decorating This traditional cake decorating course is designed to teach you to create your own masterpieces. Learn how to decorate cakes in your own individual style. You will learn royal icing techniques, piping, covering boards, flower making, frills and assembling your cake. KAT: Please register interest by phoning 9821 6407 ALB: Please register interest by phoning 9892 7504

Espresso coffee making Making a great coffee is a skill, and much of the quality depends on your understanding of the coffee-making process and the basic techniques. Using both a commercial and domestic machine, this course is suitable for those looking for work or simply wanting to make better coffee at home. ALB: Mon 10 and Tue 11 Mar 2 evenings $150

Knife sharpening and cutting techniques Knife skills are an important part of a chef’s skillset. Using correct cutting techniques will help make cooking a much easier and safer task. Learn knife-sharpening tips, how to use a sharpening steel or sharpening stones ALB: Register your interest 1 evening $90

Reiki 1 Reiki is a simple , natural and safe method of healing. It is a hands on technique using universal energy that restores the natural balance in the body. This weekend workshop is suitable for those who wish to learn techniques to use on themselves and others. ALB

Sat 8 and Sun 9 Mar

$198

Samsung Galaxy tablet or phone for beginners Do you have a Samsung Galaxy tablet and are not really sure what it can do? In this hands-on class, learn how to set up an and understand gestures, settings and restrictions, effectively browse the web, use preloaded or download apps, use the calendar, set up and use email and much more. This class is suitable for all ages. ALB: Thur 6 and Wed 12 Mar 2 mornings $105

Organise your Photos on iPad Do you have loads of digital photos on your iPad and are not really sure how to organise or share these? Or do you have a stack of photos that you would like to digitise? This hands-on class goes through a variety of ways to get the most out of your photos including creating your own personalised photo book that can be printed to make a beautiful keepsake. ALB: Fri 21 Feb 1 day $105

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LIFESTYLE COURSES iPad and iPhone for beginners

Do you have an iPad or iPhone and are not really sure what it can do? In this hands-on class, learn how to set up an iPad/ iPhone and understand gestures, settings and restrictions, effectively browse the web, use preloaded or download apps, use the calendar, set up and use email and much more. This class is suitable for all ages. ALB: Mon 10 and 17 Mar 2 mornings $105

iPad – getting the most out of cloud computing and apps

If you have basic knowledge of your iPad and want to learn more, this is the course for you. Learn how to organise your life and work on the iPad! Find the most productive apps for everyday tasks and discover cloud computing. Also suitable for iPhone users. ALB: Mon 31 Mar and 7 Apr 2 mornings $105

IN THE OFFICE – CORPORATE AND COMPUTER TRAINING Introductory to advanced courses are scheduled intermittently throughout the year. If you have an urgent or specific requirement, we are happy to customise workshops and courses. Please phone us to discuss options.

Computing for the terrified – the basics

Our popular introductory course suits all ages and professions and is designed to assist participants to understand and use a personal computer in a short space of time. Time will be spent getting to know the keyboard and the mouse. Participants will learn how to move around the Windows 2010 environment and Word software. ALB: Register your interest 2 mornings $135

Computing – Beyond Basics (internet and email)

Do you have a little experience with computers but want to learn more? Computing Beyond Basics take your basic computing experience to the next level by expanding on your skills. Computing Beyond Basics focuses on email, internet, file management, word processing—formatting your document and tips to give you more confidence with your computer. ALB: Thur 27 and Fri 28 Feb 2 mornings $135

Microsoft Outlook 2010

MS Outlook is an underutilised program which, once you know a few advanced tips and tricks, can help you keep track of contacts, tasks, calendar items and mail more efficiently. Participants should have a basic understanding of sending email and using a computer. KAT: Tue 18 Feb 1 day $135 ALB: Tue 4 and 11 Mar 2 mornings $135

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IN THE OFFICE – CORPORATE AND COMPUTER TRAINING Microsoft Word – introduction

In this course you will learn how to start up, save to files, edit your document, print your work and exit Word. The course is designed to familiarise you with its on-screen appearance and capabilities and teach you to use the Help features. ALB: Please register your interest by phoning 9892 7504

Microsoft Word 2010 – intermediate

Expanding what you already know about MS Word, this course is a step up from the basic functions covered in the introductory course. You will learn how to use the file management system, page formatting and editing, creating tables and templates and use the mail merge facility. ALB:

Fri 7 Mar

1 day

$135

Microsoft Excel – introduction

Spreadsheets have a multitude of uses and are commonly found both in business and home use. They take the hard, tedious work out of manual calculations and place them in a user-friendly environment that becomes quick and easy. This workshop will simplify the process of preparing work sheets and includes work-sheet functions. ALB: Register your interest 1day $135

Microsoft Excel – intermediate

This program has been designed for those already using Excel and who want to know more about the powerful features of the package. Spreadsheets are a powerful tool encompassing a range of functions. This workshop will enable participants to create and manage more complex spreadsheets such as using look up functions, pivot tables and basic macros. ALB: Fri 4 Apr 1 day $135

Microsoft Project 2010

Join lecturer and highly experienced project manager Mike Walmsley for an educational and practical class in relaxed surroundings. This short course begins with a basic project management discussion and progresses into setting up a personal schedule using the MS Project features. This course would also be suitable for people working in the building industry. ALB: Please register your interest by phoning 9892 7504

Introduction to MYOB

This course is designed to assist participants to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to use MYOB effectively to meet personal or business accounting requirements. No previous knowledge is required. ALB: Wed 26 Feb and 5 Mar 2 mornings $135

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INDUSTRY SKILLS TRAINING

Introductory OSH representatives’ course

This five-day course will give health and safety representatives and, if appropriate, supervisors, managers and others, the basic knowledge and skills to effectively perform their roles and functions under the legislation. ALB: Mon 24 to 28 Feb 5 days KAT: Mon 31 Mar-Fri 4 Apr 5 days ALB: Mon 7 to 11 Apr 5 days

OSH representatives’ refresher course

This course has been designed to refresh participants’ knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace safety and health representative. ALB: Mon 24 and Tue 25 Feb 2 days KAT: Mon Mar 31-Tue 1 Apr 2 days ALB: Mon 7 and Tue 8 Apr 2 days

Manual handling

The accredited course involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads using manual handling methods when commencing a new work role. ALB: Tue 11 Mar 1 morning

Asbestos identification workshop

This workshop will train participants of all levels so they can identify materials likely to be hazardous. It will include the examination of real-life materials to help demonstrate the appearance of asbestos in a variety of forms. ALB: Please register your interest by phoning 9892 7504

Asbestos removal licensing training – WorkSafe approved

A Restricted Asbestos Licence is required by those removing more than 10 square metres of asbestos. ALB: Thu 6 Mar 1 morning

Tagging and testing/repair cords and plugs

This course will provide the participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct in-service safety inspections and testing of single-phase portable electrical equipment used on the site of an organisation to comply with AS/NZS 3012:2003. It also provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to replace low-voltage plugs to 250V or 1000V. ALB: Fri 28 Feb 1 day

Safety awareness training – White Card

This is a four-hour induction training program to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to apply the principles of effective OSH management systems within the construction industry. ALB: Thu 13 Mar 1 morning KAT: Thu 3 Apr 1 morning Students can go through an assessment-only process for the White Card course, please phone us on 9892 7504 for more details.

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INDUSTRY SKILLS TRAINING

Enter and work in confined spaces

This course offers the information and skills you need to work in confined spaces. It provides basic training for entering and working in confined spaces. ALB: Wed 5 Mar 1 day ALB: Tue 29 Apr 1 day

Fire emergency training (fire wardens)

The aim of this course is to equip fire wardens with the skills required to carry out their duties consistent with their responsibilities within the existing emergency response and evacuation procedures. ALB: Thu 20 Feb 1 day ALB: Thu 1 May 1 day

Fire suppression training

This is targeted towards all staff with a strong focus on safely suppressing a fire using portable fire equipment including fire extinguishers, hose reels and fire blankets. Contains some theory and hands-on training. ALB: Thu 3 Apr 1 morning ALB: Thu 3 Apr 1 afternoon

Foodsafe – food handling workshop

This course is for anyone who works with food or is responsible for providing a healthy, clean food and work environment. ALB: Please register your interest by phoning 9892 7504

Working safely at heights

Any person who works at heights in any industry needs to have the required safety training in accordance with the Code of Practice, Falls at Workplaces. ALB: Thu 13 Feb 1 day ALB: Mon 17 Mar 1 day KAT: Wed 26 Mar 1 day ALB: Wed 30 Apr 1 day

Risk management in pesticide use – AusChem WA (basic chemical users’ course)

This two-day course provides essential training in all aspects of chemical use. It is designed for primary producers, government workers, shire employees – indeed anyone involved in selecting, handling and applying farm chemicals. ALB: Wed 2 and Thu 3 Apr 2 days MTB: Wed 26 and Thu 27 Feb 2 days

Chemical users’ refresher course (reaccreditation)

This one-day course is designed for AusChem WA reaccreditation and is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use. KAT: Mon 24 Mar 1 day DEN: Thu 10 Apr 1 day ALB: Tue 13 May 1 day

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INDUSTRY SKILLS TRAINING

Load restraint training

If you are a heavy vehicle driver and part of your role is to transport loads from one destination to another, then this course is for you. ALB: Fri 2 May 1 day

Carry out tilt-up work safely This course is for everyone involved in tilt-up and precast concrete construction from the design phase through to the completion of the project. ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Chemical handling in the workplace This training course is suitable for workers who use hazardous substances and dangerous goods in their job. It is seen as an important new program which will enable employers to address risk reduction with a worker group that is commonly overlooked. ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504 KAT: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9821 6407

Basic worksite traffic management and traffic controllers Basic worksite traffic management training is essential for anyone who will be involved in the control and management of traffic as a part of their normal duties. Traffic controllers are used when signs and road work devices are considered insufficient. Albany courses include log book assessments. ALB: Thu 30 and Fri 31 Jan 2 days ALB: Mon 24 and Tue 25 Feb 2 days KAT: Thu 6 and Fri 7 Mar 2 days MTB: Wed 12 and Thu 13 Mar 2 days DEN: Wed 19 and Thu 20 Mar 2 days ALB: Mon 24 and Tue 25 Mar 2 days ALB: Tue 29 and Wed 30 Apr 2 days

Traffic refresher This provides participants with updated information on the latest requirements to perform basic worksite traffic management and/or traffic control duties for works on roads in Western Australia. ALB: Mon 31 Mar 1 day Students can go through an assessment-only process for the traffic refresher, please phone us on 9892 7504 for more details.

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INDUSTRY SKILLS TRAINING

Chainsaw safety and maintenance

This course is designed to provide the learner with a general understanding of the principles of operating and maintaining a chainsaw in a safe and effective manner. ALB: Fri 7 Mar 1 day MTB: Thu 20 Mar 1 day DEN: Thu 27 Mar 1 day KAT: Fri 4 Apr 1 day If you have had significant experience using a chainsaw you can apply to have your skills assessed through an assessment-only process, please phone us on 9892 7504 for more details.

Use hand and power tools

The course instructs and educates learners on how to successfully and safely select, maintain and operate common hand and power tools. It includes planning and preparing for work, selecting and using hand tools and power tools, and cleaning up. ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Operate small plant and equipment

This course includes the planning and preparation for work, the conducting of pre-start checks, the use of the plant and/ or equipment, and carrying out operator maintenance and cleaning up. ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Safe handling of needles and sharps

Learn how to handle and dispose of needles and sharps promptly and safely to ensure yourself, staff, students, patients and others are not harmed. ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

RST (Recreational Skipper’s Ticket)

The qualification is based on a set of marine safety competencies that a skipper is required to demonstrate. The Recreational Skipper’s Ticket has two parts; a theory test and a practical test. KAT: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9821 6407

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HIGH-RISK TRAINING

Forklift truck operator training

ALB: ALB: KAT: ALB: ALB: ALB: ALB:

Thu 30 and Fri 31 Jan Thu 27 and Fri 28 Feb Thu 13 and Fri 14 Mar Thu 27 and Fri 28 Mar Thu 10 and Fri 11 Apr Thu 29 and Fri 30 May Thu 26 and Fri 27 Jun

2 days 2 days 2 days 2 days 2 days 2 days 2 days

Forklift truck operator – assessment only for experienced operators

ALB: Fri 31 Jan 1 day ALB: Fri 28 Feb 1 day MTB: Fri 21 Mar 1 day ALB: Fri 28 Mar 1 day KAT: Thu 3 Apr 1 day ALB: Fri 11 Apr 1 day ALB: Fri 30 May 1 day ALB: Fri 27 Jun 1 day DEN: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 98923222

EWP – Elevating Work Platform

Elevating work platform is required for any EWP with a boom extension of 11m or more. ALB: Wed 19 and Thu 20 Feb 2 days ALB: Mon 24 and Tue 25 Mar 2 days If you have had significant experience using an EWP you can apply to have your skills assessed through an assessment-only process, please phone us on 9892 7504 for more details.

Dogging

ALB: Mon 10 to Thu 13 Mar

4 days

Rigging

ALB: Mon 17 to Fri 21 Mar

5 days

Basic scaffolding ALB: Mon 31 to Fri 4 Apr

5 days

CV crane (HIAB) ALB: Mon 7 to Wed 9 Apr

3 days

CN crane

ALB: Tue 25 to Fri 28 Mar

4 days

C6 and overhead crane

Training held as required, please register your interest for any of these courses by phoning 9892 7504

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EARTHMOVING TRAINING

Skid steer loader (bobcat) training

ALB: KAT:

Mon 17 and Tue 18 Feb Thu 20 and Fri 21 Feb

2 days 2 days

Front-end loader training

ALB: KAT:

Wed 19 to Fri 21 Mar Tue 11 and Wed 12 Mar

Excavator training ALB:

Wed 5 to Fri 7 Mar

3 days 2 days 3 days

Grader training

ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Dozer training ALB:

Mon 24 to Wed 26 Mar

3 days

Haul truck training

ALB: Tue 18 and Fri 21 Mar

2 days

Telehandler training

ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Backhoe training

ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Roller training

ALB: Please register your interest for this course by phoning 9892 7504

Earthmoving – assessment only

If you have had significant experience on earthmoving equipment, you can apply to have your skills assessed through an assessment-only process. Assessments can be done on your site or completed at the GSIT campus. Please phone us on 9892 7504 or email sdc@gsit.wa.edu.au for more details.

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OTHER COURSES AVAILABLE The following courses are also available as required. To register your interest please phone us on 9892 7504 or email sdc@gsit.wa.edu.au

In the kitchen

• Sourdough bread making • Vegetarian cooking

Languages

• Conversational German • Conversational Mandarin • Conversational Indonesian • Conversational Indian

Home, health and hobbies

• Home handyman • Basic pattern making for clothing design • Researching your family history • Healing with natural medicine • Creative writing • Jewellery making

Computers and business

• eBay introduction to buying or setting up shop • How to address selection criteria and write winning résumés • Facebook, Twitter and YouTube • Word advanced • Excel advanced • iPad for business use • Engaging presentations with PowerPoint

All enrolments must be made at least one week before class start dates. If you need urgent or specific training, we are happy to customise workshops and courses. Please contact us to discuss your options. Interested in a course that’s not on our list?

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