CPCCWHS1001 Work safely in the construction industry

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Why do I need this?

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

This course will provide you with the skills & knowledge to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative  equirements in order to work safely
and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

Who can do this course?

All persons, minimum 14 years of age, who may be required to enter any construction site in a range of situations, including owner builders, volunteers and workplace settings.


Satisfactory language, literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills to identify and control construction hazards and risk. A general state of  health and fitness to select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

What to bring

A pen, Drivers Licence or equivalent, Your USI*

Regulatory Requirements

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.

NSW: Safework NSW
VIC: Worksafe Victoria
SA: Safework
WA: Worksafe WA
NT: NT Worksafe
ACT: Access Canberra WHS
TAS: Worksafe Tasmania

*USI – Unique Student Identifier is a Commonwealth Gov’t  Reference, available from www.usi.gov.au


Cost for this course is $175


May be facilitated at a customer’s site or one of our Training Centers – Please call to enquire


Assessment is conducted by the below methods:

  • Short answer questions
  • Multiple Choice Test
  • Practical Assessment

It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.


On successful completion participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment with the following units:

  •  CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in theconstruction industry.
  • The Regulatory card from the applicable state authority- sent direct from that authority.

Training site locations are emailed after payment section

2022 Dates:
Albury/Wodonga Campus: (0900 to 1600hrs) 

Jan 17July 18
Feb 14Aug 15
Mar 14Sept 12
April 11Oct 10
May 9Nov 7
June 6Dec 5
July 4

2022 Dates:

Melbourne Campus: (0900 to 1600hrs – Mill Park)

Feb 08Jul 26
Feb 22 - Sold outAug 09
Mar 08Aug 23
Mar 22Sept 06
Apr 05Sept 20
Apr 19Oct 04
May 03Oct 18
May 17Nov 01
May 31Nov 15
Jun 14Nov 29
Jun 28Dec 13
Jul 12


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