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RIISAM203E - Use hand and power tools

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RIISAM203E - Use hand and power tools will teach you how to avoid the dangers of incorrectly using hand and power tools.

This hand and power tools Nationally Recognised training will provide new construction workers knowledge of:

  • key policies, procedures and documentation required to use hand and power tools

  • equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations

  • energy and power sources

  • use of industry and worksite terminology


As part of the course you will learn how to use a range of hand and power tools on at least two occasions, including:

  • selecting and checking hand tools and power tools for serviceability

  • clamping or fixing material

  • ensuring power leads and cords are safely placed

  • using hand and power tools appropriately for the job activity

  • storing the hand and power tools appropriately when not in use

  • clearing the work area

  • cleaning and maintaining equipment.​

Course outline:

  • Plan and prepare to use hand and power tools

  • Select and use hand tools

  • Select and use power tools

  • Conduct housekeeping activities​



On successful completion of the theory and practical assessment, students will receive:

  • a Statement of Attainment, nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework

  • a photographic Hand and Power Tools card.

You will also be provided with all course materials, including a Hand and Power Tools Guide, and self assessment materials.


Best for people working with hand and power tools
1 day course





Hand and Power Tools


This Hand and Power Tools course includes assessment, where participants will be required to successfully demonstrate Workplace Health and Safety knowledge and practical skills.​


Am I eligible?

  • You must be at least 18 years old

  • Have basic English and Maths skills (to be able to identify and interpret workplace signs and apply yourself to the course material).


What to bring:
Appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Safety shoes or boots

  • workwear (hi-vis if you have it)

  • safety hardhat (optional)

  • a broad brimmed sun hat and water bottle is recommended


100 Points of Identification must be presented before you begin training. 100 Points of Identification requirements

To discuss your training needs or to book

call 1300 661 400.

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