CPCCWHS1001 : Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card) $69

CPCCWHS1001 : Prepare to work safely in the construction industry


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to
undertake Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) induction
training within the construction industry.
It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness
of WHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles
of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in
the construction industry

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Course details


Proof of Identity: You must be able to provide 100 points of ID. Failure to
do so will result in certification not being issued.

Qualification issued: Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised
training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Further study: CPCC10107 Certificate I in Construction.

Standards: The course structure and assessment materials are developed in consultation with Industry to ensure the course outcomes meet industry expectations. Industry means the bodies that have a stake in the training, assessment and client services provided by RTOs.

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Topics covered

  • How to identify OHS legislative requirements
  • How to identify construction hazards & control measures.
  • How to identify OHS communication and reporting processes.
  • How to Identify OHS incident response procedures.
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Student Information

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry – online course requirements and details
General Requirements
The online White Card course is delivered in a flexible format that means you can log in as many times as required to complete the course - you do not need to complete the course all in one sitting.
For our online courses, we recommend that you use the current version of Google Chrome as your browser. Other browsers, such as Internet Explorer, may not display the multimedia content of the course.

  • This course is completed online.
  • You are required to have your own email address.
  • You can complete the course at your pace. You can finish one part, and continue with the next part at a later date.
  • You are not required to make payment prior to accessing the course, however you must make payment BEFORE you can book a practical assessment interview.

To complete this course and be issued with a White Card, you must successfully:

  •  view a number of engaging video presentations
  •  complete a number of online multiple-choice assessments
  •  participate in a live online practical assessment interview
  •  provide evidence of your photo ID to the assessor during the practical assessment interview
  •  provide contact details of an Independent Witness who verifies that you were the person that completed the online component

    Please note: You will require a smart phone or camera attached to your computer or tablet to complete the practical interview requirements of the Training Package. Prior to your interview session you will be sent a link that will enable you to install the required program to complete the interview.

Practical Assessment Interview

This course requires you to book and complete a live online interview session with an approved Assessor in which you must demonstrate putting on personal protective equipment. It is a Training Package requirement that this interview is conducted and all Registered Training Organisations must adhere to these requirements for this course.

This interview will be conducted live and will take only 15 minutes. The interview is to be completed in English and will be recorded.

Please be sure to carefully read all instructions regarding the Practical Assessment Interview before booking your timeslot for the interview to ensure that you are ready.
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To help you prepare for the interview, there is a revision module contained within the course. There is also a printable workbook that you may like to download and use to prepare some responses to commonly asked questions similar to those that may be asked at the interview. You must be able to answer 100% of the questions at the interview so we strongly recommend that you prepare using the workbook.
Please ensure you are ready and that you have all the required equipment prior to booking your session. If you are unable to answer all of the questions and demonstrate all of the required PPE the interview will be terminated and you will need to book another session. A rebooking fee will be applied each time this occurs.
You will be required to rebook and a rebooking fee will also apply if you fail to attend your scheduled interview time slot.

Equipment Requirements
IMPORTANT: For the live interview you will require the following equipment:

  •  Hard hat (must be a construction hard hat – can not be substituted with bicycle helmet etc)
  •  Protective glasses or goggles
  •  Earmuffs or earplugs
  •  High visibility retro reflective vest

Please make sure that you have all of these items on hand before you book your interview session.
During the Practical Assessment Interview you will be required to physically demonstrate how to put on the eye protection, hearing protection, high visibility retro reflective vest and hard hat. You will need to put each of those items on and make adjustments so that it fits correctly.
If you book your interview but do not have the required equipment, your interview will be cancelled and you may have to pay a re-booking fee to reschedule another interview.
What can you do if you do not have own or have access to this equipment?
You can either borrow the items or buy the equipment required from any hardware store, such as Bunnings or Mitre 10.
As another option, you can purchase a training pack of PPE equipment through the following online shop:
Please note – this equipment is for Training Purposes only and does not conform to standards required for use on a construction site. The equipment will then be sent out to you by express post.
Statement of attainment
The CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry online course is delivered by Allens Training Pty Ltd – Registered Training Organisation number 90909. Your enrolment will be with Allens Training and they will issue a statement of attainment and white card to successful participants.

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Private lessons can be arranged. Please phone for details.