Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Course Code CONISS012
Locations Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton, Colac, Sherwood Park (Warrnambool)

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Study Mode On Campus
Length One day
Commencement Apply any time
Timetable Face-to-face class on campus over six hours
Course Overview
Introduction

This course aims to deliver construction work health and safety induction training to people wishing to access building sites. Under legislation, in order to access a building site, work, deliver materials or even visit the site, a Construction Induction Card is required. 

What will I Learn?

After completing this course you will be able to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to yourself and others.

You will learn skills including:

  • Identifying construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Identifying incident and emergency response procedures
  • Basic procedures for accessing first aid construction hazards
  • Safe work practices

Course Outcomes and Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course allows you to apply for a Construction Induction Card (CI Card or White Card) from Worksafe Victoria. 

You will also receive a Statement of Attainment for nationally accredited units listed in the units offered section below.

Course Requirements
Units offered

Core Units

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Unit Code Unit Name Unit Hours Unit Consumables
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 6 $0.00
Assessment

This course involves accredited units.  You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes.  A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment. 

Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms.  Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance.  You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.

After applying

Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.

Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.

Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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Skills recognition
If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.

Fees
Fees

This course is fee free and is exempt from the usual Government-subsidised eligibility criteria. 

You may undertake up to three construction industry skill set courses for free.

Resource and/or materials costs

Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.

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Additional course fees Indicative Course Fee
Course consumable/materials (approximate) $0.00
Next Steps
How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank you email.
  2. Get ready - your thank-you email will contain links to a pre-training review, to a unique student identifier and to government-subsidised training eligibility.
  3. Chat with your teacher - your teacher or course specialist will contact you about your Pre-Training Review outcomes and additional course information.
  4. Enrol - after chatting with your teacher, you will receive an email with your enrolment form and a link to verify your identity.
  5. Sign - once you've completed your enrolment, you will receive a declaration form to review and sign.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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