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CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work
safely in the construction industry

Training Programs Details

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Delivery Mode

Blended delivery consisting of online, face to face, and practical simulations.

Hours

6 HOURS

Dates:

As per the course calendar

Course Fee

$165

Location:

Hallam, Bendigo and Sale. Workplace venue by prior arrangement

Overview

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Key Features:

Program Objectives

The Construction (OH&S Induction) Card (CIC) training establishes general, industry-wide OH&S training and is a requirement for all people who work on construction sites, both domestic and commercial. This course provides you with the Construction Induction Card (formally Red card) now nationally recognised as the “White Card”.
The White Card will qualify you to work safely in the construction industry and should be completed prior to entering a construction workplace.

Duration

6 hours (1 day)

This course prepares you to work in job roles such as

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This includes knowledge of the following, as required to work in the construction industry

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TDT Training Australia does not issue the actual Construction Induction card. The card itself is issued by WorkCover Victoria. Once you have attended and successfully completed the assessment for your course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment that is valid for 60 days. By which time WorkCover should have issued you with the actual card (sent to your mailing address).

Entry requirements for this program are:

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Applicants must demonstrate the basic language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. An LLN assessment is conducted at pre-enrolment to assess if you require support.

The competency assessment will be:

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Study Pathways

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This program offers pathways into RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Re-issue Certificate / SOA

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$50

Why Choose TDT Training Australia?

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At TDT Training Australia, we don’t just offer training courses; we provide a pathway to a rewarding career in the transport industry. Our dedicated and experienced trainers give personalised guidance, using modern facilities and practical methods to prepare you for success in your chosen field. We also provide courses for the following:

FAQs

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CPCWHS1001 is a unit of competency within the Australian Qualifications Framework titled “Prepare to work safely in the construction industry”. This unit is essential for individuals seeking to engage in construction work, focusing on safe work practices and compliance with health and safety legislative requirements. It aims to equip workers with the necessary knowledge to minimise the risk of accidents and injuries on construction sites.

Individuals aiming to enter or currently working in the construction industry who need formal recognition of their safety skills must complete CPCWHS1001. This includes new workers, apprentices, trainees, and those looking to refresh their knowledge. The unit is crucial for complying with regulatory requirements or employer policies that mandate safety training.

Yes, CPCWHS1001 is a nationally recognised qualification in Australia, aligned with the standards of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). It is necessary to obtain a White Card, which is required for anyone wanting to work on a construction site across all Australian states and territories.

CPCWHS1001 covers many safety-related topics, including identifying health and safety legislative requirements, recognising construction hazards and control measures, understanding health and safety communication and reporting processes, and knowing emergency procedures. The goal is to ensure workers are well-prepared to work safely and minimise workplace accidents and injuries.

The time to complete CPCWHS1001 can vary, typically ranging from a single day (6 to 8 hours) for face-to-face training sessions. 

Is there a prerequisite for CPCWHS1001?

No, there are no formal prerequisites for CPCWHS1001. It is designed to be accessible to individuals without prior construction industry experience, providing foundational safety training applicable to a broad audience.

The CPCWHS1001 qualification itself does not have an expiration date. However, industry regulations or employer policies may require periodic refresher training to keep safety knowledge up-to-date. It’s important to know any specific renewal requirements applicable to your workplace or role.

No, completing CPCWHS1001 is a legal requirement for anyone wishing to work in the construction industry in Australia. The qualification leads to issuing a White Card, which all construction workers must have as evidence of their safety training. With this qualification, individuals are generally allowed to enter or work on construction sites, highlighting the critical nature of this unit for safety and compliance.

No, completing CPCWHS1001 is a legal requirement for anyone wishing to work in the construction industry in Australia. The qualification leads to issuing a White Card, which all construction workers must have as evidence of their safety training. With this qualification, individuals are generally allowed to enter or work on construction sites, highlighting the critical nature of this unit for safety and compliance.