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CPCCOHS1001A – Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Course Summary:

This unit of competency provides a basic introduction to Occupational Health & Safety in order to work safely in the construction industry.

It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry


  • 1 Day

Delivery Method:            

  • Classroom

How to Apply:                     

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • Photo identification must be supplied on day of training for WorkSafe to issue cards on completion of training.

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Topic Covered:

  • OH&S Legislation Requirements Relevant to Work, Role and Responsibility
  • Duty of Care
  • Comply With Safe Work Practices
  • Basic Principals of Hazard Management
  • Common Construction Hazards
  • Measures for Controlling Hazards and Risks
  • OH&S Communication Processes
  • The Role of Health and Safety Personnel
  • Safety Signs and Symbols
  • Reporting Hazards, Incidents and Injuries
  • Responding to Incidents and Emergencies
  • Procedures for First Aid are Identified
  • Fire Safety Equipment is Identified
  • Personnel Protective Equipment