This course is for people wishing to work in the construction industry as a Steel Fixer's assistant.
The primary outcome of this course is to develop within the learner; knowledge, skills, techniques and appropriate attitudes necessary to carry out level II, Steelfixing work, tasks and processes, in a safe and efficient manner and to standard of quality and finish described in units of competency for this qualification.
More specifically, as well as gaining knowledge and skills in occupational health and safety, environmental issues, communications and teamwork, learners will, depending on electives chosen, develop a broad range of skills in: Reading and interpreting plans Working safely at heights Handling steel fixing materials Using steel fixing tools and equipment Placing and fix reinforcing materials Applying basic levelling procedures Applying reinforcement schedule Welding using arc welding equipment Carrying out concrete work Working in confined spaces Draining and dewatering sites Carrying out basic demolition
Please attend the information and enrolment session on either Thursday 1 July or Friday 2 July 2010 between 1 pm and 7 pm in Building T4, Nirimba College, Eastern Road, Quakers Hill NSW 2763.
Nirimba College is situated within a multi-campus educational precinct on the old HMAS Nirimba site at Quakers Hill.
Co-location with University of Western Sydney - Blacktown Campus and two senior high schools provides a stimulating learning environment and unique opportunities for flexible learning pathways.
Courses cover a range of areas in building and construction, logistics, computing, child studies, business services, welfare and music.
Nirimba College is Western Sydney's major centre for training in the Building and Construction Industry, including Carpentry and Joinery, Bricklaying, Roof Tiling, Civil Engineering, Architecture Technology and Building.
Recently, Carpentry and Joinery, Bricklaying and Roof Tiling were both awarded three gold star status by the Institute of Trade Skills Excellence.
Purpose-built facilities include specialist centres in Contemporary Music and Child Studies.
The College is a 10 to 15 minute walk from Quakers Hill train station. Local buses operate from the Blacktown station and also from Castle Hill and Glendenning.