UNIT CODE: CPCWHS1001
UNIT DESCRIPTOR : 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.
On completion of this course participants will have the skills and knowledge to:
— Identify and report common construction hazards
— Understand basic risk control measures
— Identify procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies
— Correctly select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used
for construction work
Why Choose Procon Training for your Construction Induction Course in Melbourne?
Procon Training provides Construction Induction Training Courses that are Nationally recognised and approved by Worksafe Victoria.
Our priority is to ensure graduates will have the ability and confidence to perform their roles to a high standard and be able to maintain safety standards while working on a construction site.
You will undergo practical training at a work site and gain an understanding of real-life hazards or risks and how to respond to them.
While basic safety principles can be taught online, practical training sessions are the only way to acquire a thorough understanding of what is required to ensure the safety of equipment and workers on a construction site.
Entry Requirements: Reading and Writing in Basic English
Duration: This course is delivered over 1 day.
Fees: The cost to complete this qualification is $170.
Let us help you get started in the Civil Construction industry. For enquiries please call 0404 554 535 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
If you are working as a construction labourer, tradesperson, site manager/supervisor or someone who regularly enters a construction zone you will need a white card
A white card is the common name for the 1 day course- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and can only be provided by a registered training organisation- which we are. The course is no longer available to do online and must be conducted face to face in a classroom setting and by a qualified trainer.
During the course you will learn how to:
- Identify and report common safety hazards
- Understand basic risk control measures
- Identify procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies
- Correctly select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.
A White Card is A Construction Induction Card which is a legal requirement for anyone entering any construction site Australia wide.
The White Card is issued by Worksafe Victoria. It can take anywhere from 2-6 weeks to arrive. Your Certificate that you get from Procon Training is evidence enough until the actual card arrives.
The White Card is not a qualification, it is simply an Induction Card which explains how to be safe on a Construction site.
We run our courses every 2 weeks; however, we do run them more frequently if there is a requirement to do so. Call us for our upcoming course dates.
Our address is 1188-1210 Leakes Road, Rockbank Vic 3335.