This course specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work – it must be completed before entering a building and construction work site.
The course requires participants to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.
There are no entry requirements for this course. It is recommended that participants have at least a Year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.
This course is delivered and assessed over a period of six (6) hours in a face-to-face classroom environment. Course duration may vary depending on the class size.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
There is one (1) core unit of competency associated with this course:
- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which include a theory exam and practical demonstration / observation.
Once participants have successfully completed the training and assessment, the RTO will issue a Statement of Attainment as evidence that they have completed the training, as well as a general construction induction card (white card). Participants should keep the Statement of Attainment in the event that they need to replace their card in the future.
To replace a white card applicants need provide a declaration of the circumstances in which the card was lost, stolen or destroyed, as well as the Statement of Attainment for either of the following units of competency:
- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry, or
- CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
HOW TO ENROL
Interested applicants should download a copy of the Student Enrolment Form from the website, complete and submit it along with payment and the required Evidence of Identity (EOI) documentation outlined overleaf. Course prices listed on the website are subject to change without notice.
Applicants may be eligible for CSQ Funding, with reduced pricing listed in the table below.
Short course code and title Full Fee CSQ contribution Silica General Awareness Training (non-accredited) Call for quote $150.00 AGAT Asbestos general awareness training (non-accredited) Call for quote $150.00 BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Call for quote $360.00 BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances Call for quote $360.00 BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Call for quote $240.00 BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management Call for quote $360.00 CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials Call for quote $250.00 CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres Call for quote $300.00 CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights Call for quote $300.00 CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging $1,350.00 $954.00 CPCCLHS3001A Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist $1,038.00 $938.00 CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level $1,750.00 $1,237.00 CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level $1,750.00 $1,294.00 CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level $1,250.00 $919.00 CPCCLSF3001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level $1,555.00 $1,012.00 CPCCLSF4001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding advanced level Call for quote $975.00 CPCCLTC4001A Licence to operate a tower crane Call for quote $1,463.00 CPCCLTC4002A Licence to operate a self-erecting tower crane Call for quote $1,763.00 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Call for quote $240.00 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry $120.00 $120.00 CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Call for quote $240.00 HLTAID003 Provide first aid Call for quote $107.00 TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods Call for quote $215.00 TLID3035 Operate a boom type elevating work platform $410.00 $323.00 TLILIC0002 Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above) Call for quote $1,148.00 TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck $695.00 $446.00 TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) $695.00 $523.00 TLILIC0008 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) $1,038.00 $1,238.00 USESSS001A Use swing stage scaffolds safely Call for quote $638.00 WHSQHSRNCB01 Health and Safety Representative (HSR) WHSQ approved course Initial (5 days) $770.00 $583.00 WHSQHSRNCB02 Health and Safety Representative (Refresher) $265.00 $265.00
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HOW TO ENROL
Interested applicants should download a copy of the Student Enrolment Form, complete and submit it along with payment. Course prices listed on the website are subject to change without notice.
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