Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Send to friendSend to friendPDF versionPDF version

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.

General Course Information

Course CodeCPCCWHS1001
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2018 - Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)0
Units RequiredTotal 1Core 1Elective 0
Nominal HoursMinimum 6Maximum 6
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:16 am
Department: -

Course Information Contact

Telephone1800 677 095
Fax(08) 8939 7327

Course's Descriptors

Admission Requirements

There are Nil addmission requirements

Course Structure

To achieve a certificate for CPCCWHS101 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry you must complete the whole unit.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours

Individual Unit's Descriptors

Course Authorisation
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:16 am
Approved by
Review DateMonday, 27 November 2017 09:42 pm