This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety (WH&S) training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.
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.
There is a requirement for this course to be delivered face-to-face in Queensland. There is an exemption for students residing in rural areas (defined as 100km or more from any RTO offering face to face delivery) - such students may receive online training. WorkSafe Connect offers face-to-face delivery only.
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WorkSafe Connect is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding. We have been successful in obtaining funding for the 2019/2020 General Construction Short Course Program as well as the Apprentice Advance Plus Short Course Program.
You may be eligible to receive CSQ subsidised or fully funded training courses if you are an existing worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.
For eligible existing workers, the following amounts are available to offset the cost of the training (any gap between the course cost and the CSQ amount must be paid by the student):
For eligible apprentices / trainees, the training is fully funded by CSQ (i.e. there is no gap amount payable by the student):
For full details on eligibility, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.
Course ID: 731 - White Card