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CPCCWHS1001  Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

REGISTERED TRAINING ORGANISATION & ABN

RTO 0860         ABN 34 121 706 830

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CPCCWHS1001  Prepare to work safely in the construction industry  (WHITE CARD)

DESCRIPTION

Unit Descriptor

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person 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.

This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:

  • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
  • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
  • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.

It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work.

Licensing/Legislative Requirements

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.

DURATION

ISAustralia Jobcentral offers this course over a period of ONE day.

Training is from 8.00am to 4.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

PRE-REQUISITES AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no Pre-Requisites or Entry Requirements for this course.

ISAustralia Jobcentral requires that participants must attend with, as a minimum, Enclosed Shoes and Sun Protection.

Participants must possess basic English language literacy and numeracy skills to be enrolled in this course.

Failure to comply with the above will result in the participant being unable to participate.

PRIOR TO ENROLMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Participants are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). To register or for more information visit https://www.usi.gov.au.

Participants are required to read and familiarise themselves with ISAustralia Jobcentral’s Participant Handbook and sign & return the Participant Code of Conduct & Talent Release.

DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT

The delivery mode is face to face.

The ISAustralia Jobcentral Participant Handbook provides participants with clear, concise and comprehensive information about assessment.

The assessment includes a theory test and a practical observation.

COURSE AWARD

The participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of this course.

Providing all agreed fees have been paid, ISAustralia Jobcentral will issue Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) certification documentation within thirty (30) calendar days of the participant being assessed as meeting the requirements of the training product in which the participant is enrolled.

VENUE AND COMMENCEMENT DATE

Courses commence at regular intervals and ISAustralia Jobcentral will discuss the most appropriate location/venue and commencement date with each participant prior to enrolment.

FEES, PAYMENT, TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ISAustralia Jobcentral will provide the participant prior to enrolment with a Quotation detailing course fees, administration fees, material fees, any other charges and payment options.

ISAustralia Jobcentral accepts cash, all major credit cards and bank transfers.

ISAustralia Jobcentral accepts payment of up to $1,500.00 prior to the commencement of the course.

The balance owing can be paid throughout the duration of the course, with each payment being to a maximum of $1,500.00.

The balance owing must be paid before a Testamur or Statement of Attainment will be issued.

Commercial terms are offered for Industry or corporate bookings on approval of account.

Information on reprinting and reissuing can be found in the ISAustralia Jobcentral Participant Handbook.

More information on payments, cancellations, deferrals and refunds can be found in the ISAustralia Jobcentral Participant Handbook or discussed with ISAustralia Jobcentral