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CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
(Master Builders Association of WA RTO 5101 will be issuing a Statement of Attainment).

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

This course is well suited to the job roles including Construction Worker, Labourer, Security Officer (when working on a construction site), any other occupation on a construction site.


Entry Requirements
Any individual over 12 years, competent in written and spoken English. Prior to enrolment students are required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.


Delivery and Assessment
Delivery of this course is online.

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Demonstration of use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and assessment is to be done either:

  • In person at our West Perth facility OR
  • Via video call (Skype).

Master Builders WA can deliver this course face to face on request.


PPE Requirements For Assessment
Our assessment requires students to demonstrate proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  Students are required to bring the following PPE:

  • Hard hat
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection (ear plugs or ear muffs)
  • High visibility (hi-vis) vest

PPE needs to be in good working condition and ready for use before the assessment.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identifying health and safety legislative requirements of construction work
  • Identifying construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Identifying health and safety communication and reporting processes.
  • Identifying incident and emergency response procedures


This course is delivered and assessed over 6 hours.

Please contact Training for Group Bookings and training at your site.