This construction induction course, known nationally as the White Card, is necessary for anyone who intends to work on a construction site. It proves you can understand and apply the WHS regulations for the construction industry.
Ability to read and correctly interpret complex signage; speak clearly and unambiguously in English; and to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms.
Must be at least 14 years of age.
100 points of identification.
Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry – Issued by Coates Training Services
Trainee Card – Issued by WorkCover NSW
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of WHS legislative requirements, and the basic principals of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
- Identify WHS legislative requirements
- Identify construction hazards and control measures
- Identify WHS incident response procedure
- Problem solving activities
- Problem solving questions (written)
- Short answer questions (written)
- Group participation
- Work “type” activities
- Observation of practical skills
- Recognition of prior learning (if applicable)
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