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RIISAM203D - Use Hand and Power Tools

Course Overview

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely use hand and power tools in a wide range of occupations. It involves planning and preparing for work, selecting and using hand and power tools and cleaning up of work area.

This training course is based on the National Unit of Competency RIISAM203D: Use Hand And Power Tools. This course covers the use of hand and power tools in the resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for work, selecting and using hand tools and power tools, and cleaning up.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational, service and maintenance roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction.
  • Coal mining.
  • Extractive industries.
  • Metalliferous mining.

Small plant and equipment

Must include Power Sources and at least three other categories. These may include but are not limited to:  

Power Sources include:

  • Generator
  • Compressor
  • Inverter solar

Compaction equipment may include:

  • Plate compactor
  • Pedestrian roller
  • Wacker
  • Tamper

Concrete equipment may include:

  • Concrete mixer
  • Batcher
  • Vibration
  • Trowelling machine (helicopter)

Excavation equipment may include:

  • Mini loader (dingo)
  • Jackhammer
  • Posthole borer
  • Pedestrian trencher

Cutting equipment may include:

  • Masonry saw
  • Construction saw
  • Band saw

Maintenance equipment may include:

  • Mower
  • Brushcutter
  • Mulcher
  • Line trimmer
  • Chainsaw

Small plant and equipment  

Must include Power Sources and at least three other categories. These may include but are not limited to: 

Water equipment may include:

  • Pump
  • Spear
  • Pressure cleaner

Lighting equipment may include:

  • Mobile lighting plant

Traffic Management may include:

  • Mobile variable message sign

Materials to use

May include:

  • Water
  • Clays, silts, stone, gravel, mud, rock, sand, topsoil
  • Bituminous mixes
  • Timber
  • Fuels and oils
  • Power leads
  • Replacement parts and consumables

 

 

What Hand & Power Tools can I be trained in?

 

Qualification

Successful students receive a Statement of Attainment for Use Hand & Power Tools which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

National units of competency 

  • RIISAM203D - Use Hand & Power Tools

 

 

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

In order to receive a certificate for any accredited course, all students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). We recommend that you create your USI before you book your course. You will need your USI to enrol. Create one or find out more at www.usi.gov.au