Silica Awareness Training

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This is a non Nationally Accredited program.


1/2 day (4 hours) face to face

+ pre course learning

Corporate Course Fee

$1,595 for up to 12 people

Public Course Fee

$295 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

March: 22 | 29

April: 4 | 17 | 25

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

March: 21 | 28

April: 5 | 16 | 26

Silica has been a long standing health hazard as breathing crystalline silica dust can cause silicosis, which in severe cases can be disabling, or even fatal. In our Silica Awareness Training program, you will learn about:

  • What is Silica?
  • What is Silicosis?
  • Legislation relating to Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)
    Common products containing Silica
  • RCS Exposure Standards
  • Health impacts related to Silica exposure
  • Risk Management for work with materials containing Silica
  • Safe work methods
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Case Studies

This unit and training is suitable for all personnel who work with products containing silica particles including those the following industries cement / concrete, asphalt, abrasive blasting / sandblasting, stonemason, brick / block laying, demolition, furnaces, rock drilling and other associated areas.

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for this program.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manual and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.


Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who complete this course will receive a Statement of Attendance. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd.

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

No formal entry requirements exist for this course.

No pre-requisites exist for this course.

Training & Education Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may undertake a range of associated resources and infrastructure units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may seek employment or additional responsibilities in various industries.

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).

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