CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry


Course outline and delivery information


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Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is aimed at providing the necessary skills and knowledge to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of WHS legislation, in order to work safely on a construction site. The course is a mixture of in class theory, practical demonstration and assessment covering all aspect of safety including legislation; hazards and risk control and responding to potential incidents and emergencies.

The training is delivered face to face and typically takes 4.5 hours to complete depending on group size and experience. Courses can be delivered from one of our locations or on site providing the correct equipment is available.

Sheer Workplace Training is responsible for the quality of the training plan and assessment and will be issuing the statement of attainments for this unit, RTO number 45597.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course; however, participants will need to demonstrate sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course. There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licensing, certification or pre course study requirements for this course.

Personal safety clothing must be provided by the student and worn during training. Sheer Workplace Training facility will provide additional safety equipment which must be worn throughout the practical aspect of the training.

Participants must be at least 16 years of age at the commencement of this course.

Physical Requirements

It is important to note that there are physical standards which relate to the level of performance required when undertaking accredited training. There can be no exceptions to these Australian Government requirements that are clearly written into the Training Package.

Therefore, students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued with a statement of attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to allow you to be fully informed about your decision to enrol in a course of study. We recommend reading this information prior to enrolling.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the entry requirements please call 07 3901 0804.

Course fees
  • Course fees are payable before completion of the course. Discounts can be applied for group bookings.

  • Course fees will be communicated to you prior to confirmation of enrolment.

Pre-course study
  • There is not pre-course study required for this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Completing any vocational education course in Australia, it is a requirement for you to obtain and supply a USI. This is obtainable from usi.gov.au if a USI is not supplied and verified with usi.gov.au a certificate cannot be issued to you.

Training and Assessment

Training will cover:

  • Health and Safety legislative requirements
  • Identifying hazards and risk control measures
  • Communicating and reporting processes

  • Incident and emergency response procedures

  • Relocate the roller

Practical assessment

The simulated assessment environments will reflect the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment. Skills must be demonstrated by the student working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess students’ skills and knowledge.



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