RIIRTM203D Work as a Safety observer

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Course Information

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safely as a safety observer/spotter in the Civil construction industry.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Training Course Details:

The program is delivered over a period of one (1) week. Specifically:

  • One (1) week prior to the student attending class where the student will study the learner guide and prepare to attend class. Students are expected to read and understand the theory delivered in the Learner Guide and be properly prepared to attend the face to face class training and assessment
  • One (1) day face to face class training and assessment of eight (8) hours duration
Training Day Program Unit of competency
Session 1 8.00 to 10.00 Theory Training

Practical Training

RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter
Session 2 10.00 to 12.00 Theory Training

Practical Training

RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter
Session 3 12.30 to 14.00 Theory Assessment RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter
Session 4 14.00 to 17.00 Practical Assessment RIIRTM203D Work as a safety observer/spotter

Assessment:

The total training and assessment for this unit of competency has been determined through:

  • Identifying and analysing the target student group
  • Identifying and analysing the needs of the target student group needs
  • Identifying and analysing the suitability of the target student’s suitability/capacity to successfully complete this program of study
  • Effective consultation with industry
  • Contextualisation of the program of study
  • A systematic approach to validate and improve the training and assessment strategy

Awards Issued

RIIRTM203D Work as a Safety observer

Resources

Students must attend with:

  • Suitable clothing – industry specific PPE

 Students are provided with:

  • Learner’s resource manual
  • Course introduction
  • Assessment material
  • Additional industry and reference sources (handouts) –
    • SWMS
    • Pre-start checklist

Students are provided with access to:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the purpose of the performance assessment.
  • Signage and barriers
  • Designated operating area
    • Relevant documents
      • JSA
      • SWMS
      • SDS
      • Traffic management plan

Training facility resources include:

  • Data projector
  • Whiteboard
  • Suitable seating and desks
  • Adequate lighting
  • Audio visual support
  • Wireless internet
  • Associated training aids
  • Tea / coffee / water

 A purpose built training facility is located at the Accelerated Training premises.

Pre-requisites

Accelerated Training has identified that applicants will already hold fundamental knowledge and demonstrate key skills that are integral to completing the training program within the described time frame. Accelerated Training will confirm students are suited to the training program in which they enrol and be given the best opportunity for a positive vocational outcome. Confirmation of the student’s suitability (prior to accepting enrolment) includes collecting documents and evidence to identify and confirm prior skills and knowledge and to ensure the student is suited to this program of study.

 

Enrolment is normally one (1) week prior to the scheduled face to face training day. When the enrolment is accepted Accelerated Training will:

  • Confirm the student’s aptitude relevant to working in a confined space
  • Confirm the student is physically able to demonstrate the required skills
  • Conduct an Accelerated Training Language Literacy and Numeracy test
  • Ensure each student provides a 100 points of identification:
    • Category A documents
    • Category B documents
  • Issue a Learner Resource

Language Literacy & Numeracy

  • Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and understands clear consistent formats that are written in simple sentences
  • Interpret instructions and information from notices, forms and other forms of written instructions
  • Writes short texts with simple structures.
  • Fills in details on simple forms and can complete workplace checklists
  • Records simple and routine information
  • Asks simple questions and makes statements with reasonable effectiveness where this involves short utterances and highly familiar content.
  • Can use a range of nonverbal communication support such as gestures and facial expressions to express meaning.
  • Can describe a routine task, using workplace specific vocabulary as appropriate supported by body language.
  • Communicates using radio equipment, e.g. to report to base on a location or field emergency
  • Locates and recognises simple, everyday mathematical information in highly familiar short and simple oral and or written materials.
  • Ability to calculate braking distances and speed of oncoming traffic
  • Follows simple instructions and can measure content, time and distance

What are my rights and responsibilities as a student?

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) require that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Learner Handbook that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.