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Re-skill and find work in the construction industry

Chisholm is now offering an accredited Trench shoring skill set delivered at Cranbourne campus. This skill set is available to people who wish to transition into the construction industry or those already in the industry who are seeking to re-skill. This training is government-subsidised.

After completion of the training, participants will be able to:

• install trench support
• support plant operations
• conduct local risk control

Participants will learn a range of skills, including:

• selecting and wearing personal protective equipment
• inspecting work area conditions to identify potential hazards
• identifying and considering all possible risk treatment options
• determining and preparing shoring method
• locating services from plans
• locating and advising operators of service markers
• exposing, marking services, and erecting barriers to prevent damage
• communicating with plant operator and ensure the excavation of trenches complies with requirements
• setting out positioning of shoring
• erecting shoring within the trench
• securing shoring in position and ensuring structural conformity
• checking and removing shoring from trench
• cleaning up work area

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

• RIICCM210D Install trench support
• RIICCM206D Support plant operations
• RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 16 hours.
Start dates
25-26 March, 19-20 April, 24-25 May and 9-10 June 2021