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Statement of Attainment training in Basic Onsite Safety Skills [from CPC, ASB and HLT]

Overview

Statement of attainment in Basic onsite safety skills is suitable for those seeking to enter the construction industry. You will achieve the mandatory Work Health and Safety training required prior to undertaking construction work, including basic first aid. You will also gain the skills to be able to identify a range of asbestos products and materials, and the knowledge of how to report the material to the relevant person or Authority. In addition, you will be issued a competency card for Working Safely at Heights, Restricted Heights Scaffolding, and Elevated Work Platform (up to 11 meters).

Qualification:

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - training in Basic Onsite Safety Skills [from CPC, ASB and HLT]

Program No:

Program No:

SA-TS49

Campus:

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Duration:

The course is delivered through 8, full day, workshops. Each workshop runs for 8 hours. These may be delivered over 4 weeks at a rate of 2 per week, or over 2 weeks at a rate of 4 per week. There is a possibility of alternate delivery times to meet a particular group of students’ needs. All study and assessment will be conducted in the workshops.

Cost Info:

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

Likely Job Outcome:

You will gain the skills and knowledge required to work in, entry level, operational roles in the construction industry. These include roles where you are required to work safely at heights, operate elevated work platforms (including scissor lifts) up to 11m and, erect and dismantle scaffolding up to 4m. Upon completion, you will also achieve a recognised First Aid Certification.

Once you have completed the WHS construction induction you will be eligible to apply for a Whitecard through Access Canberra.

Enrolment Type:

Application Type:

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Additional Information

Students will be required to provide, and wear, their own steel capped boots.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Age: 15 years or over
CIT holds interviews prior to the commencement of study to discuss:
• previous experience - recognition of prior learning
• support services for language, literacy and numeracy
• roles and responsibilities of all parties

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

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. 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 the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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 infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 7 subjects

Core: Complete all 7

  • ASBIRA001   Identify and report asbestos containing materials
    • CIT Code: BLDG242
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required for workers who may come into contact with asbestos or asbestos containing materials (ACM). It describes the outcomes required to anticipate, and be prepared for the presence ACMs and to follow the correct safety guidelines for reporting and communicating the existence of ACMs in a building or work-site. This unit meets requirements under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011. This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for a range of qualified and unqualified personnel who may come into contact with asbestos containing materials so that the health and safety hazards associated with disturbing these materials are prevented and reported. It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST840
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2008   Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST839
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. This unit is restricted to modular scaffolding to a height of 4 metres and includes: - placement of safety barriers - the application of knowledge to handle, erect and dismantle a range of restricted height scaffolding systems. It applies to workers who work in a range of industries. It involves working in a team environment.
      Prerequisites:CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST844
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems. Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID003   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC497
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS1001   Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS117
      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. This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of: • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations; • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria. It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      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 infoline@cit.edu.au