General Construction Induction Training (GIT) (1 day)
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
This White Card training course (General Construction Induction Training) covers the work health and safety training required to work in construction, including identifying and reporting hazards, basic risk controls and PPE, and responding to potential incidents.
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General Construction Induction Training (GIT), also known as the White Card
On successful completion‚ Maxwell Training issues students with a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework for the following unit of competency:
- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety 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.
- Identify and orally report two construction hazards
- Orally explain how risk could be reduced or removed in relation to those two hazards
- Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to control the risk
- Orally explain basic procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies, including types and purpose of fire blankets, fire extinguishers (water, carbon dioxide, powder and foam) and hose reels and mains
- Identify and orally explain the meaning of required safety signs and symbols
- Orally explain the purpose of job safety analyses (JSAs), safe work method statements (SWMS) and safety data sheets (SDS)
- Orally explain the roles of designated health and safety personnel: first aid officers, work health and safety representatives, work health and safety committee members, and supervisors
- Correctly fitting to themselves PPE: eye protection, hearing protection, hard hat and high visibility retro reflective vest.
Course duration is one day (approximately 7 hours). Start time is 7.30am – Finish time is 2.30pm.
Location of Training
Delivered at the Maxwell Training facility, 17 Callistemon Close, Warabrook NSW 2304
Maximum Student Numbers
The total cost is $129.00 per person
Students are required to have the physical ability to successfully complete the practical aspects of the course for demonstrating competency in this unit, as are set out above.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
- Language, literacy and numeracy skills are required at a level to read, complete, interpret and communicate workplace documents and procedures and perform basic calculations
- Students are required to pass an LLN assessment
- Theory: classroom based, including PowerPoint presentations, trainer demonstrations and group discussions
- Practical: using safety equipment in multiple simulated work activities
- Multiple choice and short answer assessment
- Observation of practical skills during simulated work activities
- Appropriate clothing including enclosed footwear
- Note: all course resource materials are provided
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Maxwell Training Pty Limited
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