Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Course Description

This course covers the general construction work health and safety induction training required to work on construction sites Australia-wide. You will learn:

  • personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements
  • how to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others
  • how to identify and report common construction hazards
  • an understanding of basic risk control measures
  • how to identify procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies, and
  • how to correctly select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

Students are required to present three forms of identification at the time of enrolment. This can include driver's licence, passport, high risk work licence, proof of age card, medicare card, birth certificate, financial institution card or Immicard. For further details, please contact our office for a full list of acceptable identification documents.

Career Opportunities

Those who require a general construction induction training card (previously called a white card) are generally employed in the construction, building, demolition, bricklaying, concreting and trades industries.

Core Units

Course Requirements

This WHS knowledge is mandatory for those working on construction industry work-sites in Australia.

  • CPCWHS1001
    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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Course Delivery

  • Delivered at DGT Training Centres in Toowoomba and Brisbane (Meadowbrook). Ask us about on-site bookings for large groups.

Program Length

  • One day of face to face training and assessment.

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