PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CPCCWHS1001

COURSE OUTLINE
The Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry white card course provides new building and construction industry participants with the introductory understanding and knowledge needed to commence or continue work in the building and construction industry. This training program is nationally recognised by industry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a ½ day course.
Please Note-Total time is dependent on competency of each individual.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is theory based on practical civil construction concepts.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be completed. The learner is then given a theory assessment.
Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the skills required to be competent in the practical application and knowledge of working in the construction industry in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training.
Step 2-Learner completes a final theory assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training construction white card.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

1.1. Basic roles, responsibilities and rights of duty holders are identified and explained according to jurisdictional health and safety legislative requirements .
1.2. Duty of care requirements are identified.
1.3. Construction safe work practices are identified and explained.

2. Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.

2.1. Basic principles of risk management are identified.
2.2. Construction hazards are identified and discussed.
2.3. Purpose and use of PPE are identified and demonstrated.
2.4. Measures for controlling hazards are identified.

3. Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.

3.1. Health and safety documents are identified and discussed.
3.2. Roles of designated health and safety personnel are identified and explained.
3.3. Safety signs and symbols are identified and explained.
3.4. Procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries are identified.

4. Identify incident and emergency response procedures.

4.1. Procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies are identified and explained.
4.2. Procedures for accessing first aid are identified.
4.3. Types and purpose of fire safety equipment are identified and discussed.

  • appropriate legislative requirements and responsibilities
  • basic concepts of workplace health and safety plans and work method statements
  • physical building and construction hazards
  • basic risk management concepts including hazard identification, assessment of risk,
  • control of risk and evaluation of control measures
  • the hierarchy of controls
  • emergency procedures