Construction Tickets and Licences in Sydney
As well as the General Induction (White Card) which is needed to work in the Construction Industry in NSW there is also various other tickets and licenses you may require to perform various task in the construction industry. We have broken down all the tickets and licences in the industry for you below.
So what is the difference between all the Construction Licences and Tickets?
Working at Heights Ticket
It is a common need in the construction industry to be able to carry out work at heights. No matter if you are a general Labourer or a fully qualified tradie you still have to complete the Working at Heights course to allow you to carry out various tasks.
Elevated Working Platform Ticket
For the use of an EWP (Elevated Working Platform) which can be a Scissor Lift or Boom Lift you need what is called an EWP Ticket. There at two different tickets, one is for anything under 11 meters in height and the other is for over 11 meters in height.
Confined Space Ticket
A confined space ticket is required for any work that is carried out in tight spaces that are closed or even partly closed. It is defined as a space that is not intended to be entered by a person at any time. Some examples of these types of spaces would be tunnels, sewers and trenches.
Asbestos Removal Ticket
There are three different types of Asbestos Removal Tickets you can achieve. One is Asbestos Awareness will teach you how to identify if asbestos is present in materials. If you need to remove more than 10m2 of non-friable asbestos then you will need to acquire the Removal of Non-Friable Asbestos Ticket, this will allow you to remove anything over 10m2 of non-friable asbestos. If there are large Asbestos removal projects then it is required that there is an Asbestos Removal Supervisor present to ensure the safety of everyone on site.
RIW Ticket (Previously RISI Ticket)
To perform any works on the Rail Network around Australia it is a requirement to have your RIW (Rail Industry Worker) Ticket. This ticket teaches and informs you of the potential risks and hazards involved with working on the Rail Network. Potential Hazard includes overhead power cables and the risk of electrocution. The RIW Ticket is required to work on any rail projects across Sydney.
High Risk License
High Risk License is needed to carry out any work that involves high risk which include cranes, dogging rigging, scaffolding, forklifts hoists, pressure equipment and reach stackers. The advantages are these licences last up to 5 years and are recognised nationally.
Traffic Controller & Traffic Management Courses
These courses were previously known as the Blue Ticket and Yellow Ticket but now are known as the Traffic Controller Course and Traffic Management Courses. These courses are usually a one-day course and usually incur a fee of roughly about $400. The Traffic Controller Course allows you to become a Traffic Controller and direct traffic with Slow/Stop Bat.However most Traffic Control companies now require you to complete both courses so you can actually plan out Traffic Control Plans that needed to be submitted to councils.
So where can I obtain these Construction Tickets and Licenses?
There are a number of places where you can obtain any of these Construction Tickets and Licences around Sydney.
SafeWork have an extensive search engine of approved training providers where you can obtain a number of Construction Tickets on their website at – Search for Approved Registered Training Providers
Once you have obtained all the licences you need now the task starts of finding a job opening. At Perfect Labour Hire we are always looking for good honest reliable people with industry qualifications as they are in high demand from our clients. We work with some of the biggest Construction Companies Australia has to offer from commercial, industrial, rail and infrastructure sectors.
So if you are looking to ticketed and licenced work in Construction here in Sydney to start your career then apply for Perfect Labour Hire and work for some of the biggest Construction companies in the country and build your experience with us.
The advantages of joining Perfect Labour Hire:
- Stable on going work
- Competitive Rates
- In house training provided
- A strong emphasis on safety
- Career Pathway’s
- A great work culture with plenty of work outing like BBQ’s, Paintballing and Go-Karting.
- Flexible working hours with day and night shifts available