Specialising in: community development, safety, high risk, computing
Courses available at Pundulmurra
The traffic management 2 day course will give you all the skills to get a job as a traffic controller. This course covers controlling of traffic with a stop-slow bat in resources and infrastructure industries.
You will learn occupational health and safety, planning and preparing, coordinating traffic, operating radios, monitoring and closing down traffic, removing or cover signs, identifying...
This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work as a carpentry. You will acquire skills that enable you to carry out a range of tasks required on building and construction. You will also learn to use carpentry tools and equipment, to read and interpret plans, to handle carpentry materials, to construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems. You will also le...
This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be trained as a tradesperson to work on dwellings up to two stories high. You will acquire skills that enable you to specialise in both carpentry and joinery required to construct residential dwellings. You will also learn to use tools and equipment, to install floors, walls, and roofs, and to construct and assemble windows, s...
This is a pre-vocational course for learners seeking a career in a construction trade. The first stage of the course is common to 11 construction trades and provides an introduction to the industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential occupational health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, c...
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare for work and perform a range of administrative tasks in a defined context, including word processing, spreadsheets, mail procedures, preparing and processing accounts and the operation of a range of general office equipment.
The Certificate II reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of mainly ...
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a range of manual labouring tasks on building and construction sites. You will learn about safe work practices, using equipment and tools and effective communication. You will also learn skills that will enable you to read plans, take measurements, concrete surfaces, prepare surfaces, prepare for various co...
This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a broad range of tasks in gardening, nursery work and landscaping. This course is designed to provide you with foundations skills and knowledge required by many horticultural industry sectors. You will learn skills in the safe handling and use of pesticides, and general workplace safety. You may also learn skills ...
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in the security industry. You will develop the skills needed to work in a team, interpret and follow assignment instructions, identify and respond to potential threats and incidents, maintain workplace safety and operate basic security equipment.
h3. Core Units
HLTFA311A Apply First Aid
This qualification provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to work safely on a mine site, conduct risk assessment, participate in environment work practices, transport plant and equipment, service mine plant, undertake loading and handling and rehabilitation. You will also learn skills in workplace communication and as part of the training if sucessfully completed, will provide you...
This qualification will provide you with an entry level skills and knowledge to work in the building and construction industry. You will learn a broad range of skills to help you decide which area of building and construction you wish to follow, for example, bricklaying/block laying, carpentry and joinery, and painting and decorating.
The Certificate I provides an introduction to the constru...
The Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) course provides the skills and training required to take part in the community and workplace. This introductory level course focuses on language, literacy and numeracy skills and is a pathway to work, community activities and further study.
Students will study a range of core and elective units.
h3. Core Units
This Entry Level course is designed to increase skill levels in Maths, Employment Application Techniques and Practical Skills. Certificate I in Industrial Skills (Entry Level Training) is an enabling course which should provide the participants with the basic knowledge, communication and practical skills to progress into a higher qualification which may lead to the acquisition of the necessary ...
21 Hours Per Week
Learn the requirements for safe operation and maintenance of a chainsaw. This skill set applies to the felling of small trees where hazards have been assessed as low risk and cross-cutting fallen timber using safe cutting techniques.
The units in this skills set are:
* AHCARB205A Operate and maintain chainsaws
* AHCARB202A Fell small trees.
These units cover:
* Saw components and...
The short course provides a practical guide to transitioning the workplace through legislative changes to the current Occupational Health and Safety legislation. Participants will learn about the changes to the legislation and the responsibilities this presents. It covers health and safety practises in a wide range of industries, including mining. It will equip those in a management or supervi...
*What will I learn?*
* Reading and writing simple sentences
* Basic computer - including internet
* Workplace health and safety
* Using a calculator/Understanding time & money
The Course in Initial General Education for Adults (CGEA) is delivered to a range of adult learning groups, including those who left mainstream education early, and/or those who have had limited access to educ...
20 hours per week
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage all aspects of a project's integrative processes. You will possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate your own work and/or the work of a team. You will further develop management skills in the application of pr...
This course is for people who work in a confined space. It meets the legislative requirements of the WA Government.
You receive a statement of attainment for successfully completing this course.
You will learn to use safety equipment, control confined space entry, conclude confined space operations, define a confined space, recognise a confined space and identify confined spaces in a work...
You will learn how to:
• Outline the principles and components of combustion
• Identify fire hazards in the workplace
• Outline methods of reducing workplace fire risks
• Systematically respond to the outbreak of fire
• Identify on-site fire extinguisher types
• Use portable fire extinguishers effectively and safely
• Perform the duties of a fire warden
You must wear Personal Protec...
Have you ever wanted to establish your own self-sufficient vegetable patch? Pilbara Institute is now offering an introductory course in aquaponics – a system of growing food that combines aquaculture and hydroponics. You will learn how to construct and operate domestic aquaponics system, monitor the growth of the fish and plants living in the system, and maintain the overall health of the aquap...
4 hours per week
This course provides an introduction to a personal computer. It gives students a thorough grounding in the use of PCs in both a personal and professional capacity.
Upon completing this course students will understand the computer terms, Windows 7 basics and Internet principles and how to work with the desktop Help feature.
Students will learn how to change display properties and create sh...
Do you have spill kits in your workplace?
Do your staff know how to use the spill kits as a first response?
This course is designed for anyone who uses, stores or transports fuels, oils and chemicals.
This course covers the basics of emergency spill response, including both the theory and the practical application.
Learn how to minimise the impact of a spill using the spill kits you...
This course provides the skills and knowledge you need to carry out your role in a wide range of industries, including mining.
Train to effectively represent your fellow employees in matters relating to occupational safety, health and welfare in the workplace. Understand the importance of looking after your own and your colleague’s mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and have an un...
This course is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work and is accredited by WorkSafe WA. Participants are trained in the knowledge and skills to safely and efficiently perform basic scaffolding.
On completion you receive a statement of attainment and will be sent a WorkSafe WA permit.
You will learn basic scaffolding operations, basic scaffolding equ...
Learn everything you need to qualify for a licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more). Operate a telescoping device, hinged device, articulated device, or any combination of these to support a platform on which people, equipment or materials can be elevated to perform work. This nationally-recognised course is accredited by WorkSafe WA. On completion ...
Learn the skills you need to operate a forklift truck safely and efficiently. This nationally-recognised course is accredited by WorkSafe WA.
On completion you receive a statement of attainment and will be sent a WorkSafe WA high risk work licence.
You will learn about how to safely drive and operate a forklift truck, operator responsibilities, design features and engineering principles,...
This course is for people who want to gain the skills you need to conduct crane operations using a vehicle loading crane (10 tonnes and above). This nationally-recognised course is accredited by WorkSafe WA. On completion you receive a statement of attainment and will be sent a WorkSafe WA permit.
You will learn to understand risk assessment and hazard control strategies, including hierarchy...
Learn how to work safely around chemicals and gain the skills required to apply for the Limited Pesticide Application Licence.
This skill set covers the preparation and application of liquid chemical mixes and/or granular products for the control of weeds, pests and diseases across a range of industry sectors as well as the safe transport, handling and storage of liquid and dry chemical for...
This short course is aimed at the transport and logistics industry, in particular road transport operations.
This course covers chain of responsibility regulations, legislative requirements as stated under the National Transport Commission and heavy vehicle service. It also covers the requirements as per the Load Restrain Guide.
This course also covers loading and unloading dangerous goo...
Become an advanced user of Microsoft Excel. Develop your skills to use the advanced analysis and automation tools using Microsoft Excel when producing spreadsheets for your business management and information analysis needs.
You will learn how to use a range of lookup and reference functions, modify Excel options, customise the formatting of charts in Excel, create and use labels and names i...
Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel to create more effective and productive workbooks. This course suits people who deal with a lot of numbers in the workplace and need to simplify processes. It covers important functions and techniques for business and industry.
You will learn how to use date and time functions (eg NOW, TIME, DATE, EOMONTH), use financial functions (eg PMT, FV, PV, RATE,...
Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel with this intermediate level course. You will learn how to produce more effective and productive workbooks.
You will learn how to use the fill operations to fill a data series, move the contents of cells and ranges in and between workbooks, use a range of formula techniques, use a range of logical functions, apply a range of number formatting techniques...
This course will give you a thorough grounding in the use of Microsoft Excel.
You will understand the importance of accuracy, good formula building techniques and sound formatting and design principles.
You will learn how to, navigate Microsoft Excel 2010, create new workbooks, open and navigate in workbooks and worksheets, understand and work with ranges in a worksheet, understand, create ...
This course is for people who want to use the inbuilt programming language in Microsoft Excel to enhance their worksheets. You will learn how to create VBA applications in Excel. Develop the skills to automate processes and create unique functions and forms to suit your needs.
You will learn how to create recorded macros in Excel, use macro recorder to create a variety of macros, understand...
In this course you will be using more Excel features and more functions in complex examples, especially conditional formatting and names and some functions like: If, Indirect, Offset , Vlookup functions to create drop lists , dashboard and complex charts like limit chart and Waterfall chart and solve different problems like reporting and running macros in different way.
This course is the fi...
Learn to manage emails, appointments, contacts, and tasks using Microsoft Outlook.
This course aims to give the new Outlook user a thorough grounding in the basics of Microsoft Outlook 2010. The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are sufficient to be able to manage e-mail, schedule appointments, and keep track of contact information.
Students will learn how to gain an overview o...
Become an advanced user of Microsoft PowerPoint. This course suits people who need to present information effectively. Design your presentation to stand out from the rest through the skills you learn from participating in this course.
You will learn how to create and work with tables, create and work with charts, insert and edit images, create animations in a presentation, insert video and s...
This course will give you a thorough grounding in the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn to create, print and publish presentations and run a slide show.
You will learn how to work with the basic features of PowerPoint, work with presentations, create new presentations, work with the various slide layouts, insert text onto a slide and apply basic formatting, create and work wit...
Become an advanced user of Microsoft Project. This course gives you the skills and knowledge to work with multiple projects and produce elaborate and detailed reports.
You will learn how to work more productively with views in Microsoft Project, work with tables in Microsoft Project, work with some of the features that allow you to control data, format projects to make them more appealing an...
This beginner level course will give you a thorough grounding in the basics of Microsoft Project. You will learn how to use the software to manage a wide range of projects.
You will learn how to start Microsoft Project and identify how it works, explain some key concepts associated with project management, enter tasks into a project file, create relationships between tasks in a project, unde...
This course aims to give the Visio user a thorough understanding of the Microsoft Visio 2010. The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are creating calendars, Gantt charts and cross functional flowcharts using pages and themes and other features within Visio.
Students will learn how to work with page tools, edit pages, work with themes, create organisation charts, work with organisat...
This course aims to give the new Visio user a thorough grounding in the basics of Microsoft Visio 2010. The skills and knowledge acquired in this course include creating drawings like flowcharts, business diagrams, office floor plans, organisation charts, using shapes, stencil connectors, pages, formatting options, grids, styles, and the printing features of Visio.
Students will learn how to...
Become an advanced user of Microsoft Word. Extend your skills to produce large Word documents, with a table of contents, indexes, cover pages and more. You will develop your skills to automate documents using fields, forms and macros.
You will learn how to use bookmarks to mark and locate text, create tables of contents and indexes, create longer, more structured documents using master docu...
Develop your skills in Microsoft Word with this intermediate level course. You will understand how to produce more intricate and varied documents.
You will learn how to:
* Set Word options to more easily access files and information
* Work with multiple, concurrent documents
* Enhance text and paragraphs using advanced formatting features
* Use tabs and work with bulleted and numbered ...
This beginner level course will give you a thorough grounding in the basics of Microsoft Word. You will learn to create, format and print simple Word documents.
You will learn how to start and work with Microsoft Word 2010, its screens, menus, and dialogue boxes, create a new document, work with existing documents, work with text, including search and replace operations, cut and copy text ar...
This course suits people who routinely access off-road dirt tracks, gravel roads or other areas requiring the use of a four-wheel drive. You will learn how to safely operate a 4WD and associated equipment. You will increase your awareness of how to prevent avoidable crashes, unsafe incidents and unnecessary wear and tear damage to the vehicle.
You will learn four wheel driving skills, driv...
This course will improve your awareness of driving practices that contribute to the safety and welfare of you and your workmates.
Pilbara Institute is a Bechtel approved provider of this course and recognises that this course can reduce the potential for injury and vehicle damage in the workplace. This course is suitable if you are a contractor looking to conduct work on Wheatstone project o...
This course is for people willing to capture and release reptiles, including venomous snakes. Gain all the skills you need to safely remove and relocate snakes in the workplace. Providing staff in the Pilbara region with an understanding of the natural fauna of the region will contribute to providing them with a safe working environment.
The course covers understanding snake and reptile beha...
When meeting compliance and ensuring the safety of your staff and work site this course will allow you the flexibility to test and tag from within your organisation at a time that suits you. Only a competent person must undertake the testing and tagging of electrical equipment- through correct training, qualification and experience. Participants will be trained in what to look for, look at and ...
Become a traffic controller!
This short course teaches students how to control traffic with a stop-slow bat for the resources and infrastructure industries. It is designed for those working in operational roles.
It also covers skills required to communicate in the workplace, particularly through the use of communication devices.
* Plan and prepare
* Control traffic
* Operate communi...
Learn how to efficiently operate within the Windows 8 operating system. This course offers students an overview of the Microsoft Windows 8 system.
Students will learn how to work with Windows apps / personalise the new user interface , work with desktop windows, how to install, update and uninstall programs, navigate computer drives, folders and files and manage libraries, work with the Recy...
This course suits people in a variety of industries that need to work at heights, or supervise those working at heights. It covers all aspects of working safely at heights, including legislative requirements and selection, use and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
You will learn how to select suitable height safety equipment; inspect height safety equipment; understand when...
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