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CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry




It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.

It applies to workers in the construction industry.

This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Target Audience:

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.

If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact student.services@civilsafety.edu.au for advice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and assess risks.
  • Identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites.
  • Plan and prepare for safe work practices.
  • Apply safe work practices.
  • Follow emergency procedures.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
White Card 4 March 2022 11:30 am - 01:30 pm Gold Coast 15 $150.00


Gold Coast Australia