Summer Skills – Statement of Attainment in Civil Construction (White Card and Use Hand/Power Tools

Are you a school leaver or aged between 16 and 24, and located in Far West and Orana? Are you looking to kick-start your summer career? Then this Summer Skills course could be for you!

SG00008897 – Statement of Attainment in Civil Construction (White Card and
Use Hand/Power Tools)

Delivery Location(s)

  • Far West and Orana

Course Duration

This program is delivered as a 2 day course with pre-course study.



Current – Release 2, 15 September 2022

Unit Descriptor

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:

  • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
  • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
  • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.

It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work.

This unit requires a person to:

  • Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work
  • Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Identify incident and emergency response procedures

RIISAM203E – Use hand and power tools

Current – Release 1, 23 Sep 2020

Unit Descriptor

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use hand and power tools in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of own work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements may apply to this unit and can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.

This unit requires a person to:

  1. Plan and prepare to use hand and power tools.
  2. Select and use hand tools.
  3. Select and use power tools.
  4. Conduct housekeeping activities.

Pre-requisites and Licensing / Regulatory Information

There are no pre-requisites for this unit of competency.

However, students must be able to complete all training and assessment materials in accordance with the instructions and assessment requirements for that instrument. In particular, learners must have sufficient English language to complete the assessment without the use of an interpreter, assistant or any reference materials. Unless specified in learning materials.

If you wish to know more, please contact our friendly staff on 02 6921 9184.

‘This training is subsidised by the NSW Government’