CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

<p>This unit is the unit of competency for white card training. White card training is needed for anyone who works on or visits a construction site. Onsite workers and supervisors need to complete

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*This one day course allows you to work in the construction industry in NSW. 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.*

This unit is the unit of competency for white card training. White card training is needed for anyone who works on or visits a construction site. Onsite workers and supervisors need to complete this unit of competency, CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. The requirements also applies to vendors, inspectors and anyone works regularly on construction sites.

The purpose of the training is to prepare students to deal with the most common hazards in a construction setting. The course combine theory and practical training to give students the skills needed for assessing the safety of a job site or task.

You will need to provide a USI (Unique Student Identification) number on enrolment in this class. You can create your own USI on your SmartPhone, Tablet or Computer at: http://usi.gov.au/create-your-USI/Pages/default.aspx

h3. What to Bring

  • Pen and paper.

PLEASE NOTE: Photo identification is required when attending as part of nationally recognised course requirements.

h3. Please Note

If you have supplied us with a mobile phone number, we may contact you via SMS if there are any last minute course changes or class cancellations. Please check your phone during the few days prior to the class start date in case there are any changes to your class. If you are sent an SMS please do not reply as these are sent via our computer system and we are unable to receive replies. Please contact one of our offices to confirm you have received any SMS messages.
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