W128200 - Construction assistant

Construction assistant
Hitchcock Concreting

If you are interested in this exciting Work Experience (WE) opportunity, please contact CGLLEN for specifics on work location and student requirements- 03 5352 3266 or swl@cgllen.org.au. Ararat based concreting company specialising in concrete footpaths, beautiful paving and landscaping works. The team of concreting professionals travel state-wide, delivering quality concreting installation and finishes to a large customer base. If you are motivated and enthusiastic about learning from some of the best in the industry, please talk to your careers teacher about how to apply.

Skills You Might Learn

Students may have the opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on placement. These will include valuable general employability skills such as:
- Effective communication.
- Teamwork.
- Problem solving.
- Initiative and enterprise.
- Planning and organising.
- Self-management.
- Learning.
- Technology.
- Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers/clients, and suppliers.
Students may attain vital industry specific skills which will also relate to their studies such as:
- Hands-on practical experience.
- Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals.
- Working in real-life scenarios and environments.
- Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation and business.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will assist trained staff in performing duties, students receiving high level supervision.
Students may assist or observe trained staff with the following activities:
- Traditional concreting preparations, preparing a building site.
- Handling tools and equipment for the preparation of slabs and form work.
- Some site clearing and cleaning, form work and unboxing concrete pads.
- Observing concrete preparation work, observing boxing in, and observing the pouring of concrete slabs.

Student Requirements

Students are encouraged to consider a WE placement to develop skills learned from their school subject. The following requirements must be met;
- Students are required to have completed the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) modules- General module and any applicable industry OH&S modules.
- Students must maintain a diary or logbook and/or complete work experience assignment and other tasks that have been set by the school.
- Students must adhere to strict Privacy and Confidentiality policy and procedures.
- Students must have a willingness to learn and be able to follow instructions carefully and competently.
- Students must be willing to communicate clearly and work as a productive team member.
- Personal mobile phones are not required and should only be used out of work hours or on offsite meal breaks.

Dress Requirements

Please discuss with the employer at the preplacement interview. Protective, industrial clothing including safety boots will be required. A hat and sunscreen are essential for working outdoors. Appropriate PPE must be worn in accordance with WHS policy and procedure.

Special Transport Requirements

The student will be required to arrange their own transport; if transport is presenting a problem please contact CGLLEN to discuss available options and support that can be provided. Email: SWL@cgllen.org.au Phone: 03 5352 3266. If it is proposed that the student may need to undertake vehicle travel with their employer and/or supervisor during the arrangement (including transporting the student to and/or from the workplace), the employer must complete the Work Experience Travel and Accommodation Form. The student or the parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) must give their consent by also completing this form.

Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W128200
Location: Ararat - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Work Experience (WE)
Attendance: To be negotiated with Teacher, Student and Employer- Forms required before commencement are Ministerial Order 1413 - Work Experience Arrangements; Work Experience Arrangement Form; and Work Experience Guidelines for Employers.
Added By: Central Grampians Local Learning & Employment Network


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