Tunnel Ready Skillset


Tunnel Ready Skillset

This tunnel ready skillset is a 5-day course designed specifically for employees looking to work in confined spaces within a broad range on industries. It will equip you with the skills manage and perform rescue from a live LV panel, work in confined spaces, control traffic, work safely at heights, provide first aid, operate a forkliftand conduct hazard analysis. These skills are highly regarded within the resources and infrastructure industry, construction industry, oil and gas industry, transport industry, infrastructure industry, engineering industry and the rail sector.

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Units of competency

RIIWHS304D – Work safely at heights
RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform
RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces
MSMPER205 – Enter confined space
MSMPER200 – Work in accordance with issued permit
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres
MSMWHS201 – Conduct hazard analysis
RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIWHS205E – Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWHS302E – Implement traffic management plans
PUAFER008 – Confine small emergencies
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETTDRRF06 – Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Tunnel Ready Skillset Course Fees


Tunnel Ready Skillset Course Information

This nationally recognised course provides practical training to give you extensive knowledge in preparation for work in your relevant industry. This course been designed to meet the national competency standards for operating within your industry and in your workplace. It also satisfies the training requirements of the Victorian, Commonwealth and other state regulations. This course is delivered via our Leaner Management System (LMS) using touch screen computers meaning at ACTA we deliver paperless training to meet the demands of ever changing technology and environmental requirements within the training industry

Upon Completion of This Course Students Will Learn To:

  • Perform work from heights.
  • Keep fall equipment in place and adjusted appropriately for movement during work.
  • Operate elevating work platform in line with established requirements to complete work activity.
  • Obtain and interpret emergency procedures for elevating work platform in preparation for emergencies and incidents.
  • Suitability of forklift truck and attachment working load limit (WLL) is determined for the load/s and work/task requirements in accordance with manufacturer requirements and workplace procedures.
  • Forklift truck is operated safely in accordance with manufacturer requirements and safe work procedures.
  • Estimate the potential severity/ consequence of each identified hazard.
  • Apply organisation’s risk control procedures.
  • Use emergency resources in accordance with facility emergency response procedures and safe work practices.
  • Identify hazards and asses effectiveness of initial response.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
  • Obtain permits and clearances before specialized work is carried out.
  • Identify risks to personal wellbeing and recognize preventative strategies.
  • Access, interpret and apply communication site documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant.
  • Maintain communication processes with others to assist flow of work activities.
  • Direct traffic using hand held stop-slow bat and visibly clear and unobstructed hand signals as required.
  • Report traffic offenders according to workplace policies and procedures.
  • Determine worksite requirements and scope of traffic management plan and traffic guidance scheme.
  • Inspect traffic guidance scheme and authorize roadwork crew to proceed with work activities.
  • Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel.
  • Carry out rescue from live LV panel.
  • Use gas-testing equipment to test gas as required.
  • Monitor has on an ongoing basis as required.


On successful completion of the course persons will be issued with a Certificate/Statement of Attainment and ticket proof of training card for the relevant units of competencies. Courses delivered in Partnership with The Scaffold Tool and Training Company RTO 22226.

This course is a Nationally Accredited Course. It is recommended by Industry that persons must update their competency and complete refresher training though currently no legislation provides details of frequency for refresher training. However, major water companies require refresher training annually, NBN, Oil and Gas Industries recommend every 2 years.

At ACTA we do not place expiries on certain tickets so check with your organisation for refresher training frequency.

Prerequisites & Course Requirements

– Photo ID must be presented i.e. current driver’s license or passport.
– Basic English language and literacy skills.

Training Location

17 Northern Ave, Moorabbin Airport, 3194, VIC.

Is There Parking Available?

Yes. We have free parking spaces available at the door with more free parking available within 30m of our location.

Do You Deliver Onsite Training?

Yes, ACTA can deliver the tunnel ready skillset onsite. This requires your facility to meet certain requirements for delivery including – Do you have a room whereupon the theory content can be delivered and does your facility have the required resources to deliver the practical component.

When Are The Tickets Issued?

Tickets are issued on the day right after the successful completion of training.

What Do I Need To Bring On The Day?

Just your USI Number. If you currently do not have a USI number then no sweat as we can help with this on the day of your training.

ACTA provides computers for all theory content as well as tea, coffee, biscuits and we have a full kitchen if you decide to bring your own food. We also have many cafes and eateries at our doorstep.