Students must attend a campus to undertake this course where they will learn face-to-face with a teacher in one of our contemporary learning spaces. Students will undertake theory and practical training and assessment in a classroom and/or workshop.
It is highly recommended that you:-
- are aged 15 years or older by the course commencement date; and
- have sound levels of written and spoken English to be able to complete assignments
You are required to wear enclosed shoes when attending your assessment. If you fail to meet this minimum standard of dress, you may not be permitted to complete your assessment.
Mixed mode delivery
- have access to the following equipment for your practical demonstration day via Zoom.
- PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) consisting of hard hat, high visibility vest, safety glasses and earplugs (disposable or earmuff style are acceptable).
- an internet connection and computer that supports video camera capability and a microphone.
Need to know
Proof of identity must be produced at time of enrolment. To verify a participant's identity, TAFE Queensland will require three forms of original identification from the list below. A copy must be retained by TAFE Queensland on each applicant’s file (excepting where a financial institution debit/credit card is used as ID). The three documents can be made up of:
- One category A + two category B OR two category A + one category B
At least one Category A document must be photographic showing full name and date of birth.
Category A documents:
- Australian Birth Certificate - full (not an Extract or Commemorative Certificate)
- Bicentennial Birth Certificate (born in 1988)
- Australian Citizenship Certificate/Naturalisation Certificate
- Department of Home Affairs (DHA);
- Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status
- Visa Evidence Card (with PLO56 Visa); or
- Queensland or Federal police officer photo identity card
- Australian Passport
- Australian Certificate of Identity, Document of Identity, Titre de Voyage, Document de Voyage
- Foreign Passport
- Australian photo driver licence
- Queensland Government issued photographic High Risk Work Licence; or
- Queensland Accreditation/Authorisation: driver/rider trainer; pilot/escort vehicle driver; dangerous goods driver; tow truck driver/assistant; traffic controller; passenger transport driver (bus, taxi, limousine)
- DHA - ImmiCard; Temporary or Resident Visa; Document for travel to Australia. Note: Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is not accepted
- Queensland Card 18+ (laminated)
- Adult proof of age card
- Photo Identification card
Category B documents:
- Australian Defence Force photo identity card (excluding civilians)
- Australian Firearm Licence (with photo)
- Australian Security Guard/Crowd Controller Licence (with photo)
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs/Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card (including Healthcare card)
- Education institution student identity document (must include photo and/or signature)
- Financial institution debit/credit card (must include signature and embossed/printed name)
- Medicare card; Department of Human Services Basics Card; or
- Interstate government-issued or government-approved photo identity card
Special arrangements for EOI apply to the following groups:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
- Secondary school students
- Temporary overseas workers.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
The identity of the person may be verified by producing at least one Category A or Category B document and written statements from two authorised referees. Authorised referees for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders include:
- Chairperson, secretary or CEO of an incorporated Indigenous organisation (including land councils, community councils, housing organisations etc.)
- Community development employment project coordinator
- School principal/counsellor
- Minister of religion
- Treating health professional or manager in Aboriginal medical services
- Centrelink staff, Centrelink agent or government employee of at least five years.
The authorised referee is to verify the person’s identification by providing a written statement on organisational or company letterhead. The written statement must include:
- the person’s full name, current address and date of birth
- evidence that the authorised referee has witnessed the person’s signature
- the period of time the authorised referee has known the person and how they have known the person (e.g. professionally or personally)
- the authorised referee’s signature and date.
Secondary school students
The identity of the student may be verified by sighting one of the following original documents:
- Australian birth certificate issued by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
- Australian citizenship certificate
- International travel documents including a current passport or a passport that has expired but has not been cancelled within the preceding two years
- Australian learners permit or drivers licence (current).
and a written statement signed by one of the following school officials:
- principal or deputy principal
- head teacher or deputy head teacher
- secretary or deputy secretary
- chief administrator or deputy chief administrator.
The statement must be written on the school letterhead and include the student’s full name and date of birth, and confirming the student attends the institution.
The identity of the student may be verified by producing at least one Category A or Category B document and sighting a student ID card issued by the school containing the school crest/seal or stamp. The student ID card must have the student’s photo, name and date of birth.
Temporary overseas workers
The identity of the person may be verified by producing:
- a current passport, and
- a current work visa.
and one of the following:
- overseas drivers’ licence
- overseas financial institution card
- overseas birth certificate.
In addition to these special arrangements, exceptions to the EOI requirements may apply in certain circumstances (e.g. incarcerated persons). Exception requests are dealt with on a case-by-case basis, and enquiries should be directed to GCIT@oir.qld.gov.au.