Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
from Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30211)
|Campus||Benalla - Samaria Road, Shepparton - Archer Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street|
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.
|Benalla – Samaria Road||Construction Induction Card – Tuesday 22nd October – 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 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|
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.
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
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
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
- employment information
- activities etc.
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.
If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.