Safe Use of Machinery for Technology Teaching

Holmesglen Institute

This course has been designed to provide technology teachers using wood and metal machinery in a technology classroom environment with skills in: applying principles and legal requirements of OHS to technology teaching; safely operating machinery commonly used by students and teachers; identifying, assessing and controlling hazards when working with machines used by students and teachers; managing safe use of machines in a classroom setting; providing first level maintenance for machines such as lubrication and changing of blades; transferring safe operating principles to a range of machines; and using protective items such as guards and clothing.

Entry Requirements:

It is expected that course participants are teachers who are registered with or have permission to teach from the Victorian Institute of Teaching, or individuals enrolled in an approved course in teaching. Participants must be able to operate wood and metal machinery used in technology teaching.

Subjects you can Study:

Investigate the OHS responsibilities of technology teachers; Safely operate and maintain wood working machines; Safely operate and maintain metal working machines.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00012G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Moorabbin No info
Waverley No info
City - St. Kilda Road No info
North Melbourne No info
Bulli Street No info Yes Full time 4 days
Chadstone No info
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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