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Overview

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.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific academic entry requirements for this unit.

Applicants for this unit are expected to:

·         Have a demonstrated capacity in learning, reading, writing, oracy and numeracy competencies to Level 1 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). See Australian Core Skills Framework.

The above requirements could be demonstrated by applicants in a variety of ways such as:

                    Having completed secondary school to year 9;

                    Verified references from an employer indicating that the applicant has demonstrated the above requirements in their workplace;

                    Via an interview process that assesses the applicant’s skills.

Work Placement Requirements

Not required

Licencing Requirements

Not required

Other Course Requirements

Students must wear full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including steel cap boots, long pants and long sleeved shirt at all times
Students must bring photographic identification (driver’s licence, passport, proof of age or licence to perform high risk work) to the course

Course Length

Course length is 1 day

Course Locations

Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Roxby Downs, Adelaide

Delivery Modes Available

Full-time attendance at a group delivery in a venue conducted by a facilitator

Course Fees

Total course cost $90.00 or $10.00 with CITB funding

Next Course Commencing

Gawler 27 September

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this course or would like to enrol, please contact us on:
Phone: 1300 885 697
Email: trainingpartnerships@ceg.net.au

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