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Silica Awareness

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Course overview

Find out more about what silica is, how to work safely with products containing silica, what tools and systems exist, as well as where to get further information.

If you're in the ACT you will need to complete the mandatory silica course:

You will learn:

  • What is Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)?
  • Information on how to work safely with products containing silica
  • Current rules for working with products containing silica
  • Tools available for working safely with silica
  • Health and air monitoring requirements
  • New Codes regarding Silica exposure
  • Workplace Exposure Standard

On successful completion of this short course, you will be issued with a HIA Statement of Completion.

If you register for a virtual course, you will need to ensure you have access to an electronic device with video and audio capabilities to dial into the virtual session.

CPD points

This workshop has been approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points as below:

  • NSW – 2pts
  • TAS – 2pts

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* Prices include GST. The course fee does not include required resources (if applicable)

Who would do this training?

  • Builders
  • Business partners
  • Business owners
  • Managers
  • Industry participants who want to increase their knowledge and awareness of silica.

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HIA can provide tailored Professional Development (PD) sessions for your team that are dedicated to the topics that affect your business.

Get in touch to arrange an industry expert-led group session at a time and date that suits you.

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  • Has the right to work in Australia and;
  • Is the owner of an eligible Building and Construction Small Business OR
  • Is an employee of an eligible Building and Construction Business who is directly involved the day to day running of the business (business with 20 or less employees that conducts building and construction work in the Queensland Building and Construction Industry and is based in Queensland).
And must not be:
  • An employee of any authority
  • Currently enrolled and participant in an Queensland secondary school program
  • A contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO
  • Previously funded under this program for the same contract term.
Evidence to be submitted during the registration process:
  • Medicare card
  • Payslip – including name of employer, employee, job title, duties undertaken
  • If small business owner – a copy of ABN/ACN registration.

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Why study with HIA?

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Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business."

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