Construction

Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training rdauired proir to undertaking construction work.  This unit requires a person to demonstrate personal zwaerness and knoeledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and p

Revent injury or harm to zelf znd 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 ppe used for construction work.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
19-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $215.00 $290.00 $30.00 Enrol
12-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $215.00 $290.00 $30.00 Enrol
17-Jul-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $215.00 $290.00 $30.00 Enrol
14-Aug-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $215.00 $290.00 $30.00 Enrol
04-Sep-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $215.00 $290.00 $30.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration & Delivery

1 Day  All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

This unit of competency supports the attainment of the basic OHS knowledge required prior to undertaking designated work tasks within any of the sectors within the construction industry. The unit relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Required Skills

This section describes the skills and knowledge required for this unit.

Required skills

Required skills for this unit are:

  • communication skills to:
    • clarify OHS legislative requirements
    • verbally report construction hazards and risks
    • ask effective questions
    • relay information to others
    • discuss OHS issues and information
  • comprehension skills to:
    • explain the basic OHS legislative requirements which will be applicable to own work
    • explain the meaning of safety signs and symbols
    • identify common construction hazards
    • discuss the basic principles of risk management.
Assessment

Evidence must confirm personal awareness of the following:

  • applicable OHS legislative and safety requirements for construction work including duty of care
  • the range of common construction hazards and procedures for the assessment of risk and application of the hierarchy of control
  • OHS communication processes, information and documentation including the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
  • general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE.
Participants Requirments

Nil requirements - all material required is supplied by Ceputec

Work Safely on Roofs

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
29-May-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $285.00 $380.00 $0.00 Enrol
03-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $285.00 $380.00 $0.00 Enrol
20-Nov-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $285.00 $380.00 $0.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements.  

If you do not have the above unit.

  • This pre-requisite is available online, read Learner Guide, assessment wil be carried out in class.
Duration & Delivery

1 Day  All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

Site location for work application may be either domestic or commercial and may be a new work site or an existing structure being renovated, extended, restored or maintained.

Required Skills

Required skills for this unit are:

  • communication skills to:
    • access information
    • determine requirements
    • enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand
    • follow instructions
  • read and interpret:
    • documentation from a variety of sources
    • drawings and specifications
    • report faults
    • use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
    • use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals
  • written skills to:
    • complete workplace documentation
    • document scope of work and work practices
    • conducting a safety assessment of a roof work site
    • identifying and accurately reporting to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials
    • numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations
    • organisational skills, including the ability to plan and set out work
    • providing necessary safety measures, including the installation of a roof safety system
  • technological skills to:
    • access and understand site-specific instructions in a variety of media
    • use mobile communication technology.
Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:

  • locating, interpreting and applying relevant information, standards and specifications for working safely on roofs
  • applying safety requirements throughout the work sequence, including the use of personal protective clothing and equipment
  • as a minimum the ability to, given the plans and specifications, for the roof working area of a corner, extending at least 4 metres in either direction and greater than 1.8m high, provide for erection, maintenance and dismantling of the fall and perimeter protection requirements for the site, incorporating handrails and footwalk or harnesses and harness fixing points for safe personal and stores access to the roof, stores and equipment locations; and risk assessment, ensuring:
  • correct identification of risks and safety requirements • correct selection and use of appropriate processes, tools and equipment
  • completing all work to specification
  • compliance with regulations, standards and organisational quality procedures and processes
  • communicating and working effectively and safely with others.
Participants Requirments
  • Participants to wear Safety Footwear 
  • Can bring own harness if available.  If student does not have own harness Ceputec will provide one for purpose of training.
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Enter and Work in Confined Space

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.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
25-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $330.00 $440.00 $0.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisite entry requirements necessary for these units of competency. However, a solid understanding and grounding in workplace health and safety is essential for this delivery strategy and experience of working in confined spaces under supervision

Duration & Delivery

Two days; 16 hours.  All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The structure of the course is based on 16 hours comprising classroom training activities, and practical activities to assist learner’s development. These are supplemented by self study work the learner is encouraged to complete to enhance their understanding. 

Required Skills
  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • demonstrates completion of entering and working in confined spaces that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • obtain appropriate entry permit and instructions for performing work in confined space
  • interpreting and applying safe work method statements
  • apply tagging and lock out
  • selecting, wearing and caring for personal protective equipment applicable to all tasks and environment identified
  • entering the confined space
  • using atmospheric monitoring devices prior to entering the confined space
  • working in the confined space
  • using atmospheric monitoring devices during confined space activity
  • applying safe materials handling methods • exiting the confined space
  • remove tagging and lock out
Assessment

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of enter and work in confined spaces through:

  • identifying areas that constitute confined spaces
  • complying with site and equipment safety requirements
  • complying with the entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • types of air contaminants and toxic gases
  • identifying the limitations of breathing apparatus
  • identifying equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • complying with site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • locations of safety data sheets (SDS) information and application
  • using confined space and Industry terminology
Participants Requirments
  • Participants to bring their own Safety Footwear, Hard Hat and Vest
  • Bring their own harness if they have one.
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Supervise work in confined space

This course provides training for existing employees working in an industry sector that conducts activities in confined space. There is an expectation that participants have at least 2 years’ experience working in a plumbing or construction industry sector (Water, telecommunications, or electrical) and that they have a solid understanding of workplace health and safety laws, policies and procedures necessary to work in their industry. The course is designed for participants wishing to develop or improve skills in working in and supervising groups in a confined space environment.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Other than prior experience outlined above there are no formal pre-requisite entry requirements necessary for these units of competency. However, a solid understanding and grounding in workplace health and safety is essential for this delivery strategy and experience of working in confined spaces under supervision

Duration & Delivery

2 Days – 16 hrs 

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The structure of the course is based on 16 hours comprising classroom training activities, and practical activities to assist learner’s development. These are supplemented by self-study work the learner is encouraged to complete to enhance their understanding. 

Required Skills
  • can read, and interpret written and verbal instructions.
  • have writing skills sufficient to enable participants to accurately complete mandatory statutory and regulatory documentation
  • can interpret the numeric and graphical outcomes of gas measurement instruments in determining safe air and oxygen levels in confined space
  • can communicate well with others in the team in confined space activities
  • can work effectively in a team environment to ensure cooperation between team members entering the confined space and those supporting the entry
  • have basic planning and organisational skills to prepare for confined space entry
  • shows initiative and self-management when evaluating and problem solving confined space conditions Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.
Assessment

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of supervising work in confined spaces through:

  • applying legislation, standards and code of practice as they apply to confined spaces
  • defining confined space
  • performing the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • applying workplace strategies for implementing confined space legislation
  • determining the effects of atmospheric contaminants entering the respiratory system

knowledge of the effects on the human body such as:

  • oxygen deficiency
  • toxic contaminants
  • combustible contaminants
  • physical hazards such as engulfment and entrapment
  • physiological conditions such as asthma, epilepsy, phobias and physical fitness
  • risks to workers handling hazardous substances in confined spaces
  • risks from electric shock, explosion or fire, temperature changes, noise, and trips, slips and falls
  • establishing control measures
  • using methods of systems isolation
  • preparing written Safe Operating Procedures
  • examination, testing and maintenance of control measures
  • implementation of emergency rescue procedures
  • selection, use, training and maintenance of safety and rescue equipment
  • using communication and observer systems
  • maintaining record keeping requirements
Participants Requirments
  • Participants to bring their own Safety Footwear, Hard Hat and Vest
  • Bring their own harness if they have one
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Work safely at heights

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This unit it appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights. 

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
17-Jun-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $285.00 $380.00 $0.00 Enrol
29-May-19 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $285.00 $380.00 $0.00 Enrol

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Not Applicable

Duration & Delivery

1 Day - 8 Hours. All courses are delivered Face to Face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec centre or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

Site location for work application may be either domestic or commercial and may be a new work site or an existing structure being renovated, extended, restored or maintained. 

Required Skills

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • demonstrates completion of working safely at heights that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • accessing, interpreting and applying technical and safety information for working at heights
  • assessing hazards and risk associated with working at heights and implement control methods
  • selecting wearing and caring for personal protective equipment
  • identifying required safety systems including fall protection and associated equipment
  • checking that fitting, adjusting and anchoring of fall protection and associated equipment is correct
  • performing work safely at heights
Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:

  • locating, interpreting and applying relevant information, standards and specifications for working at heights
  • applying safety requirements throughout the work sequence, including the use of personal protective clothing and equipment
  • correct identification of risks and safety requirements
  • correct selection and use of appropriate processes, tools and equipment
  • completing all work to specification
  • compliance with regulations, standards and organisational quality procedures and processes
  • communicating and working effectively and safely with others
Participants Requirments
  • Participants to wear Safety Footwear – Hard Hat – Hi-Viz Clothing
  • Students may bring their own harnesses if available
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