W121504 - Construction assistant

Construction assistant
Truss Right

Secure your placement now for next year! What a great place to learn about the construction industry! Prefabricated wall frames and roof trusses have become the standard method of construction for most builders in Australia.Truss Right specialises in prefabricated roof trusses, wall frames and longreach floor trusses. This medium sized company is committed to teaching students in detail about manufacturing floor and roof trusses.

Skills You Might Learn

Accurate use of tape measures, reading and understanding fabrication sheet, its importance and need for accuracy, evaluate timber, basic carpentry skills. Use of power tools will be dependent on age and ability. You will learn how to work well in a team, understand OH&S practices and compliance.

Typical Tasks & Duties

You will learn all aspects of timber to be used for construction from an experienced builder. You will also learn about different types, grades, size of timber, using computerized saws and power tools (depending on age and ability) accurately using a tape measure!

Student Requirements

A willingness to learn, work as part of a team and have a good attitude. Please check with employer regarding any COVID safe practices and immunisation requirements before starting placement.

Dress Requirements

Steel capped boots, clothing suitable for factory work, high visibility shirt and jumper. Ear and eye protection will be supplied. No baggy clothing. Long hair is to be kept up.

Special Transport Requirements

Accessible by public transport


  • 22338VIC - Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • CPC20120 - Certificate II in Construction
  • CPC20211 - Certificate II in Construction Pathways
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W121504
Location: Doveton - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: This fantastic opportunity is available for term 1, 2022. All work will be at the factory site in Doveton. Usual work hours will be 8.00 - 3.30 but this is negotiable. Preference is for a Tues, Wed, or Thursday. Fridays are available but work hours are 6.00am to 2.30pm. Please discuss days and hours with the employer.
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network


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