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This Work Safely in the Construction Industry course covers the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work in Western Australia.

CPCWHS1001

PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Successful completion of this work safely in the construction industry course leads to a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the Unit CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Nationally Recognised Training, First Aid Education Care
Nationally Recognised Training, First Aid Education Care

CPCWHS1001

PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the Unit CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Course Information

This unit of competency covers the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work in Western Australia. The unit requires successful demonstration of personal awareness, personal safety, 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 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 course complies with Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation requiring induction training for anyone wishing to work in the construction industry or go onto a construction site within Australia.

Delivery Information

Training Location

Unit 2, Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street East Perth WA 6004

Onsite Delivery

We can come to you! Delivery is available at approved sites within the Perth metropolitan area and in some regional areas throughout WA.
Contact us to discuss workplace training requirements and availability.

Delivery Method

This is a blended delivery course comprising of a compulsory online (e-Learning) component to cover course theory, followed by a comprehensive face-to-face practical session delivered in a classroom/simulated workplace environment.

Course Duration & Structure

This Work Safely in Construction Industry course is delivered over 6 hours and includes trainer-lead learning and assessment activities.
Some pre-reading and e-learning may be required for certain cohorts prior to completing the face-to-face component.

Course Entry Requirements

Essential Training has identified that clients will need to meet the following entry requirements prior to course commencement

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of enrolment.

  • Provide/obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Provide photo ID at time of enrolment and prior to commencing the practical classroom activities.

  • Access to comfortable and appropriate attire including enclosed flat shoes, long pants and full sleeved shirt – for both males and females. 

  • Have suitable English language proficiency and Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills at least to the level of Year 10 or equivalent (demonstrated via the Essential Training pre-enrolment evaluation).

Course Resource Requirement

This course has an e-learning component or pre-reading materials and requires learners wishing to undertake this course to have access to the internet and a personal computer or personal portable device (such as a laptop/notebook/tablet) to complete theory or any online assessment components prior to attending the practical course day.

Course Outcomes and Certification:

This course complies with Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation requiring induction training for anyone wishing to work in the construction industry or go onto a construction site in Western Australia.

On successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (and issued with a WA “White Card”) and will have gained relevant knowledge and understanding including but not limited to:  

  • Identifying health and safety legislative requirements.
  • Identifying construction hazards and control measures.
  • Identification and correct use of PPE.
  • Identifying health and safety communication and reporting processes.
  • Identifying incident and emergency response procedures.

Assessment

This work safely in the construction industry course is assessed using a range of assessment methods and tools including written/knowledge tasks and practical performance tasks observed by the Assessor. 

Course Fees

$110 per student

No enrolment fee applies to this course

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Credit Transfer (CT)

Essential Training provides RPL and Credit Transfer opportunities to all students.

Students wishing to undertake RPL will need to complete an RPL guide for their course. For further information, or to request an RPL guide, please contact us via email at: info@et.wa.edu.au

More Information

Please download the course information flyer for further details or contact our friendly staff for further assistance with course details or course bookings: info@et.wa.edu.au

Please ensure you have read and understood the Course Information provided, as well as viewed our Terms and Conditions of Enrolment, and read our Learner Handbook prior to course booking/enrolment.