CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (NSW)


This course 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.


A candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit as prescribed on the Government Training Website below:

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

This course is directed at learners completing studies through a minimum of six (6) hours of face-to-face training not including breaks. Importantly, this assessment must be completed in the presence of an assessor as online training for White Card is not accepted in NSW.

Typically, the hours would be from 9 am to 4 pm or customised per Corporate client requests.

There are 3 components to this program:

  • Theory training in the classroom
  • Practical training in the classroom
  • Assessment for both knowledge and skills


Candidates that successfully complete all requirements of the course and assessment will receive:

Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

This course will provide you with the essential outcomes to:

  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.


There are no pre-requisites for this course but pre-course requirements are required to be undertaken however, before you can commence the course you will need to provide 100 points evidence of identity. These identification documents need to be originals. This is essential as you will not be able to commence the course if you do not provide this information.


The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a nationally recognised reference number that will give you access to your training records and transcripts which can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere; is free and easy to create and stays with you for life.

For more information and to create your USI please go to Government USI site:


Course Fee

$135 – Includes SafeWork NSW Payment and Statement of National WHS General Induction Training

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  • 100% Face to Face
  • 1 Day Course
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  • Nationally Recognised
  • NSW Government Approved
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Relevant Documents

Student Handbook