Participants must provide identification at the start of the course. At the successful completion of the course‚ you will need to go to a Service Tasmania outlet within 60 days and apply for your White Card.
This course provides building and construction industry workers with an introductory understanding and knowledge needed to commence or continue work in the building and construction industry.
On successful completion of the program you will receive a Statement of Attainment for:
- CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
You will gain an understanding of:
- 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 (eliminate, substitute, redesign, isolate, administrate and use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Emergency procedures.
Elements and Performance Criteria
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate
achievement of the element.
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.
Assessments will be conducted using a theory and practical assessment tool.
The assessor will inform you of each of the assessments prior to them being conducted.