Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

from Certificate III In Carpentry (CPC30211)

Course Code SA3CICRD19
Campus Benalla - Samaria Road, Shepparton - Archer Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 6 hours

Course Overview

This course, Work safely in the Construction Industry (also known as a CI White Card), is endorsed by and meets the requirements of WorkSafe Victoria concerning induction training for the building and construction industry. This CI Card legally qualifies the holder for entry to building and construction sites throughout Victoria and is mutually recognised nationally.

The objective of the course is to provide workers with an overview of basic OHS principles and legislation, and an understanding of hazards, risks and control measures. Topics include:

  • OHS legislative requirements
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Safe work practices
  • Principles of risk management
  • Common construction hazards
  • Control measures
  • Communication processes, information and documentation
  • Designated OHS personnel
  • Safety signs and symbols

You will be enrolled in the unit of competency CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. This short course is run over 1 x 6 hour face to face class at GOTAFE consisting of 5 hours of class and 1 hour of face to face assessment.

GOTAFE provides industry experts as Trainers/Assessors who support the students in both the group setting and 1 on 1 where required. All students have access to the Student Welfare Unit if required.

Please bring with you on the day of the program a current Photo ID, this evidence is required by Work Safety for registration.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Benalla – Samaria Road Construction Induction Card – Wednesday 8th May – 9am to 4pm
Benalla – Samaria Road Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 22nd October – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 14th May – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 11th June – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 9th July – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 13th August – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 10th September – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 8th October – 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Archer Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 3rd December – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 21st May – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 18th June – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 16th July – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 20th August – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 17th September – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 15th October – 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 19th November – 9am to 4pm

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Full Fee 6 $33.33 $199.98 N/A N/A


The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Enrolment

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

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