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Statement of Attainment Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention 10830NAT


This course will provide the skills and knowledge to recognise workplace health and safety risks and hazards appropriate, when working with crystalline silica containing products. You will be able to identify products containing crystalline silica, use products in accordance with legislation, and National standards, and identify the consequences of use and/or exposure to silica dust.


Statement of Attainment - Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention 10830NAT

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


This course is delivered on campus, in class with an allocated trainer. Class duration is for four (4) hours only.
You will be required to participate and complete in the course during the face-to-face delivery.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. Subject costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available. The fees below apply unless training as an apprentice or trainee.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

This training provides knowledge on silica containing products and consequences if handled incorrectly. These products may include quartz, quartz containing materials, bricks, tiles, concrete and artificial stone. It provides support for workers within the construction industry to continue working in a safe and productive environment without risk of harm to oneself or others.

Application Type:

Full Fee

Additional Information

Face to face delivery only, attendance is mandatory.

Enrolment Information

For the next enrolment dates and Class Reference Numbers (CRNs), please visit the Silica Exposure Prevention Training page.

Entry Requirements

All participants require a basic level of language, literacy and numeracy skills in order to be able to read documents relating to the proper fitting of machinery attachments and personal protective equipment (PPE) and the identification of common silica containing materials from specification information.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • NAT10830001   Prevent crystalline silica exposure
    • CIT Code: WPHS139
      Cost: Full fee $340.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and mitigate the workplace health and safety risks and hazards of working with crystalline silica containing products. It requires the ability to source and interpret information to assess the level of risk involved in a cutting, drilling or abrading task and to determine a safe system of work for the prevention of exposure to crystalline silica dust. The unit applies to workers in the building and construction, mining and jewellery making/manufacturing industries or anyone intending to use materials that generate crystalline silica dust. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email