Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
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.
Find More about the Course
Excel College Australia has the following entry requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
- Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate III level course in an Australian RTO; or
- Successful completion of an English Placement Test.
This course is offered via classroom based training. The total time commitment is 1 day (8 hours) of classroom training and assessment.
Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.
This qualification is offered on the following days and times:
- Saturday 9.30 am
This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting which includes the simulation of workplace based environment.
Location of Course
The course is delivered at:
- Levels 1B/C and 3C, 40 Raymond Street Bankstown NSW 2200
You may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.excelcollegeaustralia.edu.au
For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.
If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below
The costs for this course are as follows:
|Enrollment and Materials Fees||AUD $0.00|
|Tuition Fees||AUD $220|
|Non-tuition fees||May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook.|
Course fees do not include laptops or software – see information above.
A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.
You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Excel College Australia provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover.
Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs.
The unit CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is included in many qualifications within Training Packages. Therefore, a statement of attainment for this units can be used as credit for a range of qualifications.
Who should apply for this course and why?
Process to apply
To enroll for this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.
Course progress and attendance
Note that for international students, satisfactory course progress and attendance is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress and attendance requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy. The student handbook can be found online at www.excelcollegeaustralia.edu.au
All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes:
• Academic and personal support.
• Referral to external support services.
Download Student Handbook here.
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