The building and construction industry continues to grow in leaps and bounds, with highly skilled tradespeople being in high demand. With a career in construction, you can expect plenty of room for growth, job security and exciting career opportunities. As a leading Brisbane RTO, at ASTRA Group we offer a wide range of building and construction courses in various sub-industries including landscaping, asbestos removal training, height safety, underground services and health and safety. Ranging from online eLearning and five-day courses to a Certificate IV, our building and civil construction courses are suitable for those wanting to start a brand-new career or upskill / reskill.

Our Building and Construction Courses

As one of our most popular entry-level building and construction courses, the Certificate III in landscape construction will teach you common landscaping duties such as installing drainage, building brick and timber structures and maintaining green spaces. Once completed, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification that will allow you to work as a professional landscaper and apply for your QBCC structural landscaping licence.
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Asbestos Removal Training – Remove Non Friable Asbestos (b-class)

Our asbestos removal training certificate will provide you with the training necessary to safely remove and dispose of Non Friable asbestos (B-class).  This course is a legal requirement for anyone working with or removing asbestos containing materials over 10m2. It is also ideal for all types of tradesman, maintenance workers and construction workers.
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Our license to operate forklift truck meets the High Risk Work Licence requirements to operate a forklift in QLD and will equip you with the knowledge and skills to perform your job safely. Once completed, you’ll be able to gain employment as a licenced forklift operator.
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This highly practical hands-on training course will provide you with the skills necessary to safely work at heights. You will gain access to a range of work environments and structures at the best height safety facility in QLD. The course covers a range of topics including inspecting and using heights equipment, following company and regulatory procedures and undertaking a variety of real-world height scenarios.
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This height safety and tower rescue training course will teach you how to plan and execute tower rescues under pressure. Using a range of simulated workplace scenarios in a state-of the art facility, you’ll learn how to prepare, inspect and use equipment for rescue, work as a team to undertake a variety of rescues, perform patient care, and respond to incidents.
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In our confined space training course, you’ll gain the skills required to safely complete a variety of tasks in confined areas using efficient risk management strategies, permit controls and isolation procedures. Once completed, you’ll be able to work to a confined space permit in several industries including construction, mining, electrical, oil and gas and more.
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Our advanced supervisor and leadership program will train you how to effectively communicate information, provide mentoring and support, apply conflict resolution and negotiation and employ effective risk management strategies to your team across multiple industries. Conducted in an interactive environment, you’ll learn how to perfect the art of effectively leading and supervising your team in one of our leading construction management courses.
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Site Safety Supervisor Training (S123 / G189) Program

This industry-recognised site safety supervisor training program is designed to teach you how to perform the duties and responsibilities and face the common challenges of a frontline supervisor. Delivered as a blend of partial online and self-paced workplace training, you will be challenged to respond to multiple scenarios to apply effective risk management strategies, support workers and communicate information, and lead incident investigations.
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This program will teach you how to identify, locate and protect underground services in accordance with industry legislation. You’ll learn how to identify hazards and protect underground wires and pipes, conduct excavation and location of existing (simulated) services and an overview of ‘Dial before you dig’ services and how to read and interpret detailed services plans and specifications.
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This builders course will give you the knowledge and skills required to operate elevating work platforms where a High Risk Work Licence is not required. You’ll learn how to use a boom lift EWP to conduct a range of tasks and scenarios. This nationally recognised courses is suited to those working in mining and civil construction roles operating an EWP under 11m.
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This Qualification is a fast-track training program aimed at experienced building and construction (including civil construction) workers who have been employed in the industry for some time to gain recognition of their skills. As one of our most popular civil construction courses, our Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will give you the skills and confidence to perform duties such as earthworks, road construction and more.
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This Qualification is the industry standard for existing Supervisors or aspiring workers in the civil construction, construction, earth moving and quarrying industries. Be responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.  This challenging yet rewarding course will give you the tools to succeed as a leading industry Supervisor.
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Working at heights courses.

This WHSQ approved five-day training course meets the requirements to fulfil the role of a Health and Safety Representative in QLD under WHS Act and Regulations. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to liaise with workers to identify safety issues in the workplace . This may include undertaking workplace inspections, reviewing workplace incident findings, identifying and inquiring into workplace risks and issuing provisional notices.
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The HSR refresher training course is designed to refresh the knowledge and skills to act as a HSR for an Organisation and must be completed by the HSR representative once every three years. This course is builds on existing knowledge acquired from the initial course and is a practical one day workshop.
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Led by senior paramedics and industry first response professionals, Our first aid courses teach you the fundamentals of providing basic first aid response to a casualty. It is targeted to anyone in the workplace or who come in contact with the community may be required to provide first aid in a range of situations.
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For leading builders courses, gain your certification with ASTRA Group today!

Kickstart and gain the skills to propel your career in construction forward with leading construction courses Brisbane wide. If you’d like to learn more about a particular building construction course,  contact us online and one of our Brisbane training courses team members will be in touch shortly.
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