Experienced workers: RPL Assessment: $2950
Gap Training: $400 per unit
Traineeship: $9900 over 2.5 years
There is a minimum enrolment fee of $1500, and payment plans are available.
Funding is available to workers aged over 40 who are currently employed and wanting to upgrade their skills, and who are Australian residents. This funding can be accessed through the Skills Checkpoint program.
Subsidies are currently available for employers wanting to train their staff under formal traineeship pathways. If you employ staff who are Australian residents, claim up to $7000 in incentives just for training your staff! Find out more
Students can enrol at any time, and training/assessment is available anywhere in Australia. Training plans are self-paced, and there is no 'block training'.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available for workers with more than 3 years experience in the industry, and credit is given for any existing tickets, including Confined Space, First Aid, Gas Atmosphere, inhouse-training, or international certificates.
RPL: 3 months to submit all evidence
Training: One month per unit to maximum of 30 months
Theory to be completed on-line (Practical to be completed on job-site)
Students must be able to pass literacy and numeracy test (Year 10 equivalent)
To complete this qualification you must be currently working in an industrial blast yard with access to blasting equipment, industrial two-pack epoxies, testing and quality control tools, and conventional and airless spray guns.
Applicants must also have access to a laptop or computer with a web-cam and internet connection.
Nationally recognised qualification issued by Best Option Training RTO 41246
"I really enjoyed completing my RPL. I was a little unsure at first as to how I would go with it. . .. but the way it’s set up was really easy to follow and understand." J. Mihajlovic, Glencore, Mt Isa, QLD
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