Course Title: Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2225 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

Course Title: Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 6

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Important Information:

Nil



Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Elements:

1. Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

2. Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.

3. Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes

4. Identify incident and emergency response procedures.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment-1 Theory Exam C2219 
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