About this Course

Course Description:

This course is the Piling & Foundation Specialists Federation (PFSF) course to obtain and PileSafe Rig Operator licence. The course introduces the trainee to many elements related to rig operation, including, piling rig types, ancillary foundation equipment, piling techniques, the working platform certificate, the piling rig manual and provides an overview of the responsibilities of a piling rig operator.

Location:

Public courses run at Kallibr Training locations in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. (Theory component only)

The log book component and practical assessment is to be held at the client site.

Course Outline

  • Available at Ingleburn, Salisbury, Melbourne
  • Onsite training available
  • Online booking available

Course Availability & Pricing

This course is scheduled by appointment, please send though your enquiry to our customer care here.

We offer formal training and assessment both on-site and off-site. Our training course prices differ based on location – choose your local Kallibr site below. If you would like private course dates outside of those listed please send through an enquiry or call our friendly team.

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Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:

The two day “theory/base knowledge course” is designed to prepare and familiarise the new trainee with the safety guidance and base knowledge required to safely undertake the “in the seat” logbook training. The course introduces the trainee to many elements related to rig operation, including, piling rig types, ancillary foundation equipment, piling techniques, the working platform certificate, the piling rig manual and provides an overview of the responsibilities of a piling rig operator. The course should serve as a refresher and update for an experienced operator. It is important that all trainees are exposed to and assessed on the same base information. The specific familiarisation and instruction of rig operation and installation techniques, is the sponsor company’s responsibility during the logbook component of the training.

Outcome

The PileSafe® Rig Operator licence.

Further Information

The 500 hour log Book component

The trainee completes 500 hours “in the seat” log book training. The trainee must be supervised by a PileSafe licensed rig operator whilst undertaking log book training. The level of supervision required for a trainee is defined by  WH&S High Risk Supervision Section 84.  The 500 hours to be logged over a minimum period of 6 months.

Recognition of Prior learning

An experienced operator can bypass the log book component of the course with the provision of a letter verifying prior learning experience from their employer. A minimum of two years of experience operating a piling rig safely is required to qualify for this recognition.    Click on the link below for the Verification Letter template. Company-Verification-Letter-Experienced-Operators

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

What to Expect

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