This training will provide you with the mandatory skills and knowledge for retailers, contractors and installers of insulation products (walls, ceilings and underfloor), operating under ACT Government initiatives.
The insulation installation course covers five units of competency which are a requirement for applying to the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) for Insulation Installer Certification. On completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that will contribute towards Certified Insulation Installer certification.
In addition to the 5 units of competency in this Statement of Attainment, achievement of the non-accredited course - EEC001 Prepare for Insulation Retrofitting within Ceiling Spaces - is required to contribute towards Insulation Installer Accreditation and Independent Insulation Installation Auditor.
|Statement of Attainment - Insulation Installation|
|5 days Combination of face-to-face and online learning including theory and practical assessments.
Day 1 On Campus: Introduction, Work Health and Safety & Measurements and Calculations
Day 2 On Campus: Work Safely at Heights - Theory and Practical Sessions
Day 3 On Campus: Insulation retrofitting within ceiling spaces - Theory and Practical sessions
Day 4 On Campus: Wall Wrap, Floor and Ceiling Batt Installation - Theory and Practical sessions
Day 5 On Campus: Wall Wrap, Floor and Ceiling Batt Installation - Practical Assessment
Off Campus: It is expected learners will also undertake approximately 8- 10 hours of unsupervised activities between sessions including:
- completing self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge (via online)
- reviewing workplace skills and knowledge
- revising practical techniques and applications
Upcoming course dates are:
11th - 15th Sep
25th - 29th Sep
16th - 20th Oct
27th Nov - 1st Dec
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
|The ACT Government Home Energy Support Team is offering fully subsidised places for the upcoming course dates: in September, October and November. If you would like to be considered for a fully subsidised place on the September course, email HomeEnergySupport@act.gov.au with an expression of interest. Fully subsidised places on the courses will then be allocated by the Home Energy Support Team. Please note, there are limited spots available on the courses and the Home Energy Support Team will allocate fully subsidised places at their discretion.|
Likely Job Outcome:
|Mandatory training for retailers, contractors, and installers of insulation products (walls, ceilings and underfloor), operating under the ACT Government initiatives.
This training also contributes towards Insulation Installer Accreditation and Independent Insulation Installation Auditor.
|Register Your Interest|
You must bring to class well-maintained PPE including: Clothing with wrist to ankle cover, safety boots, eye protection and gloves.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 5 subjects
Core: Complete all 5
- CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CIT Code: CNST847 Cost: Full fee $390.00
Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems.Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority. Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
- CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CIT Code: CNST843 Cost: Full fee $60.00
Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements. Prerequisites: Nil
- CPCCPB3014 Install bulk insulation and pliable membrane products
CIT Code: CNST882 Cost: Full fee $215.00
Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to safely undertake floor, wall and ceiling insulation installation work using bulk insulation and pliable membrane products. The unit includes identifying legislative, regulatory, and job requirements;planning and preparing to install insulation; installing insulation; and, completing installation, including preparation of a Statement of Insulation Installation. The unit requires a person undertaking this work to comply with legislative, regulatory, safety and technical, organisational and site requirements while planning and carrying out the work. The unit applies to insulation installers working primarily in residential buildings, although there may be application in some instances in commercial buildings. The work context involves working at heights, working in enclosed areas, dust control and mitigation of risk from asbestos. At the time of endorsement there was no requirement by any state or territory regulator for insulation installers to complete this unit for licensing or registration purposes. Prerequisites: Nil
- CPCCPB3027 Install ceiling insulation products
CIT Code: CNST883 Cost: Full fee $115.00
Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to safely undertake only ceiling insulation installation work using bulk insulation products. The unit includes identifying legislative, regulatory, and job requirements; planning and preparing to install insulation; installing insulation; and, completing installation, including preparation of a Statement of Insulation Installation. The unit requires a person undertaking this work to comply with legislative, regulatory, safety and technical, organisational and site requirements while planning and carrying out the work. The unit applies to insulation installers working primarily in residential buildings, although there may be application in some instances in commercial buildings. Persons undertaking this unit should be aware that coverage of this unit extends only to ceiling insulation and does not include the broader context of wall and floor insulation installation. At the time of endorsement there was no requirement by any state or territory regulator for insulation installers to complete this unit for licensing or registration purposes. Prerequisites: Nil
- CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CIT Code: CNST851 Cost: Full fee $35.00
Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and undertake basic measurements and calculations to determine task and material requirements in a construction work environment.A person working at this level would be expected to complete tasks assigned to them, under supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com