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Statement of Attainment in Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry - Whitecard

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Overview About this course

Gain access to the construction industry with a white card, and learn to identify hazards and follow safe practices to ensure safe worksites. Practice proper techniques to minimise personal injury and effectively manage risks in the booming construction sector.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Choose and fit personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to a certain task

  • Identify common site hazards in a workplace

  • Identify safety signs and symbols

  • Follow procedures for responding to incidents and reporting hazards, incidents and injuries

  • Recognise the importance of keeping a safe environment at a workplace

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Engage in reporting construction hazards and assessing how risk could be reduced or removed

  • The ability to select and fit personal protective equipment (PPE), including eye protection, hearing protection, hard hat, and high visibility retro reflective vest

  • Experience in identifying the types and purpose of fire safety equipment like fire blankets, fire extinguishers, and hose reels and mains

  • White card certification and legal clearance to enter a construction site

  • Credit toward a full qualification

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • 100 points of ID, proving that you are over 14 years of age and have an address in NSW

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in working in the construction industry

  • An interest in safe trade practices

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Construction worker

Study pathways

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The Statement of Attainment in Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry - Whitecard does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry CPCCWHS1001

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

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