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Statement of Attainment training in Entry into Working Safely in Construction A [from CPC08, RII & HLT]

Overview

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This course is for those seeking to enter the construction industry. You will learn to work safely across a range of roles; at heights, in confined spaces and operating elevated work platforms. You will gain the skills to be able to identify a range of asbestos products and materials and knowledge of how to report the material to the relevant person or Authority. As part of this course, you will receive training in First Aid.
The course will be focussed on practical application in the CIT Simulated workshops and includes industry trade tasters in tiling, plastering, glazing and carpentry and the opportunity to meet industry professionals.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - training in Entry into Working Safely in Construction A [from CPC08, RII & HLT]

Program No:

SA-TS52

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

4 weeks approx. 5 days per week including in class and practical workshop sessions along with some online activities.

Cost Info:

The 2021 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$407
JobTrainer - Free

Likely Job Outcome:

This program introduces you to the construction industry. Completion of the safety subjects in this program can contribute towards a qualification if you continue with further study.
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Competency Card.
Once you have completed the Prepare to work safely in the construction industry unit (CPCCWHS1001) you will be eligible to apply for a White Card through Access Canberra.

Application Type:

Standard; Job Trainer
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Additional Information

For safety reasons, all students will have to 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 levels of at least 2 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 a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. 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

  • CPCCCM3001C   Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: Standard $77.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
      CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2008B   Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • HLTAID003   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC497
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      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
  • RIIWHS202D   Enter and work in confined spaces
    • CIT Code: CNST544
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit. Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • ASBIRA001   Identify and report asbestos containing materials
    • CIT Code: BLDG242
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      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
  • CPCCWHS1001   Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS117
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      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

Prerequisite

  • CPCCOHS2001A   Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. 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.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Statement Attainment training High Risk Construction for a Licence [from CPC08]
Statement Attainment training Basic Onsite Safety Skills [from CPC, ASB and HLT]
Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency VOC in High Risk Work - Scaffolding
Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in High Risk Work - Dogging
Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in High Risk Work - Rigging

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au