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VOCs

Training Ahead Australia undertake Verification of Competency (VOC) assessments on behalf of employers, contractors and principals.

Australian health and safety legislation requires employers to ensure employees are competent in equipment operation and the tasks to be performed.

VOC is a method of assessment that assists employers to meet Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements and assures staff are competent to operate equipment or perform a task. VOC’s also ensure that the original decision of competence was valid and reliable.

Training Ahead Australia can verify competencies on Non-High Risk competencies and High Risk Licences.

Who needs VOC Assessments?
Those who are starting a new position or changing sites that need to prove competency.

Cost
$250 per VOC

Where are they done?
All VOCs are completed on site

Duration
Between 1 -4 hrs pending piece of machinery.

Prerequisites
Candidates must hold the HRWL or competency for the machinery being verified.

The Process
The assessment include knowledge theory testing and practical demonstration of skills i.e.  observing the candidate operating mobile plant in the field.

Upon Completion 
Once verified, candidates will receive a Training Ahead Australia Verification of Competency Record (VOC). They will also recieve a wallet size card

What can be verified? 
We can verify the following:

We can verify the following machinery. We can also complete all pieces of machinery on hi rail as well:

  • Excavator
  • Skid steer
  • Front End Loader
  • Front End Loader Backhoe
  • Dozer
  • Grader
  • Roller
  • Haul Truck
  • ­EWP below and above 11m
  • Fork lift
  • Scissor lift

Rail specific VOCs

We also complete rail tool and machinery VOCs, as per client request. Some VOCs we have been requested are:

  • Cutting rail
  • Attaching and removing rail clips
  • Using basic hand tools

If we don’t have on the list something

SOME OF THE ORGANISATIONS THAT WE’VE WORKED WITH

  • “Working with Training Ahead Australia has been phenomenal. What they have delivered to my organisation has been nothing short of exceptional. We have seen a direct correlation between recent growth and success in sales, productivity and in culture from the training and influence of TAA.”
    - Bernard Fernandez, Agero Group
  • “I found the Microsoft Office and MYOB training conducted by Training Ahead Australia to be exactly what I required; it was thorough, and was applied with the right level of context to deepen my understanding and meet the objectives of each course. The team are lovely, approachable, honest, and deliver training with the highest level of professionalism.”
    - Cassandra Sampson, Thiess
  • “Training Ahead Australia’s initial analysis of our training needs, followed by the professional delivery thereof, has aided NUGROUP group of companies fulfil our statutory obligations and to remain at the cutting edge of the rail sector.”
    - Paul Cassie, NUGROUP
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