Work Safely in the Construction Industry



Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Units of Competency


CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work safely in the construction industry.

Topics Covered Include


  • Identify WHS legislative requirements
  • Identify construction hazards and control measures.
  • Identify WHS communication and reporting processes
  • Identify safety signs and symbols
  • Identify WHS incident response procedures
  • Identify Personal Protective Equipment
  • Identify fire safety equipment

Course Duration

1 Day


Entry Level

A reasonable understanding of English


Delivery Mode

Face-to-face (Currently only available in NSW)


Recognition of Prior Learning / Exemptions

There are no recognition of Prior Learning or Exemptions from this course


Course Fee



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.

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.

Course Duration


Entry Level

Delivery Mode

Recognition of Prior Learning

Course Fee

About Us

Precise Training is able to provide employers access to new entrant traineeships subsidised by the NSW Smart and Skilled program. Giving your employees the opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification while building their skills in their role.

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