Location: 
Industry
Fees: 
Woodwork only $910 | Metalwork only $350 | Woodwork and Metalwork $1210

Overview

Technology teachers need training in the safe use of woodworking and metalworking machinery to manage a safe classroom work environment and prevent injuries.

Short course dates and times: 
2–5 December 2019 9am–4pm Woodwork & Metalwork
2–3 December 2019 9am–4pm Woodwork only
4–5 December 2019 9am–4pm Metalwork only

This professional development course has been designed to maintain your safety accreditation.

You will learn:

  • current techniques for the safe operation of machinery
  • best practice procedures for classroom safety
  • OHS risk management skills
  • basic machinery maintenance
  • how to supervise safe machinery operations.

This course can be undertaken as a specialisation, providing knowledge and training of safe machinery use in the following:

  • metalwork only
  • woodwork only
  • metalwork and woodwork.

Please note: this course does not qualify you as a school teacher.

Learn how to supervise safe woodworking and metalworking machinery operations in the classroom.

Careers

This qualification is a requirement for teachers who are involved in technology teaching in the state education system.

Course contents

To be issued a Statement of Attainment in 22454VIC Course in Safe Use of Machinery for Technology Teaching, a student must successfully complete:

  • one (1) generic unit, and;
  • at least one (1) technical unit.

Note: This course allows for specialisations:

  • metalwork;
  • woodwork, and;
  • metalwork and woodwork.

Specialisation: Metalwork

To be issued a Statement of Attainment with this specialisation, the following generic unit and technical unit must be completed.

Generic Unit

Technical Unit

Specialisation: Woodwork

To be issued a Statement of Attainment with this specialisation, the following generic unit and technical unit must be completed.

Generic Unit

Technical Unit

Specialisation: Metalwork and Woodwork

To be issued a Statement of Attainment with this specialisation, the following generic unit and both technical units must be completed

Generic Unit

Technical Units

Technology teachers are required to undertake training in the safe use of woodworking and metalworking machinery to manage a safe classroom and prevent injuries. This course has been designed for secondary school technology teachers to maintain safety accreditation, providing the followings skills and knowledge:  

  • apply principles and legal requirements of WHS/OHS to the technology teaching environment;
  • safely operate a range of machinery (woodwork and/or metalwork);
  • identify, assess and control hazards when working with machinery in a classroom setting;
  • undertake basic and/or preventative machinery maintenance;
  • transfer safe operating principles to a range of machines, and;
  • select and use appropriate personal protective equipment.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Course applicants must be technology teachers registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching or trainee technology teachers enrolled in an approved secondary teaching qualification with technology listed as a method.

How to register

Register and pay online

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Emailtrades@vu.edu.au

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