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White Card Course in Melbourne – Building and Construction

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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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.

Unit code


Unit name

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Study area

Building and Construction (Building)

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Possible Career Outcomes

After successful completion you may wish to apply for a range of career opportunities including;

• self-employed
• Labourers
• Apprentices
• Trainees
• Trades-persons
• Project Managers and Supervisors

Delivery Session

Full time (day)

Expected Duration

Students are required to undertake one-day face to face Class of 6 Hours

Student Information

Detailed student information is provided in our Student Handbook, which is supplied with the enrolment package. This Booklet contains important information about a student’s rights and obligations, such as their right to privacy, a safe training environment, right to complaint or appeal an assessment decision, meeting course progress requirement and maintaining appropriate student behaviour. It is important that person applying for enrolment must have had reviewed this information first.

Students are expected to bring along notebook and pen to take notes, may also bring a laptop.

Mode of Delivery


Unique Student Identifier

Each participant enrolling in a course will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number to obtain their certificate or qualification when studying nationally recognised training in Australia. A USI gives you access to your online USI account which will help keep all your training records together. Certificates and Statements of Attainment cannot be issued without this number.

Course Fees


For Refund Policy or Complaints & Appeal Process please refer student handbook.

Need further information?

For further information about re-assessment, complaint and appeal process, enrolments, refunds please refer to student handbook or talk to one of our friendly staff.

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