Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3295 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 10

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry.
It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.
Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry


1. Identify OHS legislative requirements.

2. Identify construction hazards and control measures.

3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.

4. Identify OHS incident response procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and 3rd party reports. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course