If you build it, they will come. But whatever you build, it must be built with the latest safety standards and skills. Whether you are considering general civil construction or more specialised machinery operation, these courses are geared to equip you for a careers in areas such as earthmover, forklift driver, plant operator or general construction work.
Skills you will learn:
- measurements and calculations
- manual excavation
- install trench support
- concrete work
- identify, locate and protect underground services
- basic earthmoving
- specialised forklift operation
NMIT’s Epping campus has a large simulated warehouse and construction site for on-the-job training where you can:
- spread and compact materials manually
- conduct specialised forklift operation
- erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
- use small plant and equipment
Skill-enhancement courses range from chemical use to logistics.
Available Courses (5)
On the road to a skilled career - develop your knowledge and skills to work as a skilled operator in road construction and maintenance.
Basic Earthmoving (Short Course)
Set for an earth moving future - gain basic skills and knowledge to operate a range of earthmoving equipment and increase your job chances. Choose three equipment types from the four we offer: excavator, backhoe, front end loader or skid steer. Students will attain the nationally recognised unit of competency AHCMOM310A Operate Land-forming Machinery and Equipment.
Move up in Civil Construction - develop your knowledge and skills to work as a skilled operator in road construction and maintenance.
Get moving in the transport and logistics industries - develop the necessary skills and knowledge in a range of warehousing and transport operations to advance in the transport, storage and logistics industries.
Forklift Licence (Short Course)
Get moving in the transport industry - NMIT’s Forklift Licence Short Course covers theory and practical operation of forklift trucks and will give you the necessary information on forklift operating safety and regulations. Upon successful completion you will be issued with a Licence to Perform High Risk Work card issued by WorkSafe Victoria (LF – Class) and a completed unit of competency TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck.
Available Short Courses (1)
This short course is for people who want to work as traffic controllers on public roads and other designated traffic management areas. This course allows operators to work safely setting up traffic control equipment and directing traffic around work areas. At the end of the course the participants will have the knowledge and skills required safely control traffic with a stop/slow bat in accordance with VicRoads requirements.