Work Safety in Construction Skill Set

National ID: AE386
State ID: AE386
Qualification level: Skill set

Course is available at the following locations

Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Get ready for a safe construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project.  You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio. 

This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.

Gain these skills:

  • Plan and prepare, set up and use levelling device and worksite clean-up
  • Identify and assess risks of work tasks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, plan and prepare for safe work practices, apply safe work practice and follow emergency procedures
  • Plan and prepare tools, equipment, signage and barricades, calculate materials and ready them for use, apply environmental requirements
  • Determine component requirements and assembly sequence
  • Operate hand tools and use equipment safely
  • Quality checking construction outcomes against plans
  • Understanding work, health and safety of construction projects, worksites, PPE, communication and first aid procedures, safety symbols

Course description

Get ready for a safe construction career

Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project.  You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio. 

This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.

Gain these skills:

  • Plan and prepare, set up and use levelling device and worksite clean-up
  • Identify and assess risks of work tasks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, plan and prepare for safe work practices, apply safe work practice and follow emergency procedures
  • Plan and prepare tools, equipment, signage and barricades, calculate materials and ready them for use, apply environmental requirements
  • Determine component requirements and assembly sequence
  • Operate hand tools and use equipment safely
  • Quality checking construction outcomes against plans
  • Understanding work, health and safety of construction projects, worksites, PPE, communication and first aid procedures, safety symbols

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

Description

Construction work is happening all across WA and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite. The Work Safely in Construction Skill Set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction industry. This skill set covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements, how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS101 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Course description

Description

Construction work is happening all across WA and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite. The Work Safely in Construction Skill Set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction industry. This skill set covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements, how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS101 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Campus locations

Course page link