OH & S

Construction Induction Training

Nationally recognised unit of competency

CPCCWHS1001

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.  This unit requires a 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 PPE used for construction work.

Costs

  • Member Cost: $30.00 (includes WorkSafe Victoria White Card and processing cost)
  • Associated Member Cost: $215.00 (includes WorkSafe Victoria White Card and processing cost)
  • Non Member Cost: $290.00 (includes WorkSafe Victoria White Card and processing cost)
  • WorkSafe Victoria White Card and processing cost:  $30.00 

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites

Duration 

1 Day.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

Certification

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4612).

National unit of competency

CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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 (ASCC2007).

Required Skills

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

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 Requirements

Students must bring Photo ID to training

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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Nationally recognised qualification

BSB41419
 

This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.  The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.

Costs

Please contact Ceputec for cost of course

Cancellation Policy

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Duration

Currently due to COVID restrictions this is course is delivered online;
Delivered on an RDO (1 class per month, approximately 8 hours) over a 12 month period.

  • Participants are required to complete assignments and additional research outside of class time.
  • Participants need to understand that this training program is a significant commitment that may challenge their resolve and endurance.
  • If a student is unable to attend 80% of their classes (for example: if they are or plan to be absent for an extended period due to ill health, work or personal reasons), they must discuss their situation with the National Training Manager.

Certification

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The qualification is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4162).

Previously referred to as Cert IV OHS, the new Cert IV in Work Health and Safety is now considered the minimum qualification for those seeking work as a WHS manager, advisor or safety officer.

National units of competency

  • BSBWHS412 - Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 - Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS414 - Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 - Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 - Contribute to workplace incident response
  • BSBWHS419 - Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
  • BSBRES411 - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Course Structure

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety contains five core units and five elective units of competency. Each unit has specific learning outcomes and is structured for face to face and task assessment. Training will be multi-faceted incorporating case studies, group work, research, presentations and guest speakers.

Assessment

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge.

  • analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios
  • assessment of written assignments
  • demonstration of techniques used to control WHS
  • direct questioning
  • evaluation of discussions
  • observation of participants in class activities

Participants Requirements

  • Students are required to complete LLN questionnaire
  • Need to have access to a computer and internet connection as a minimum
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Diploma of Work Health and Safety 

Nationally recognised qualification

BSB51319

This qualification reflects the role of individuals coordinating and maintaining the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation. The qualification applies to supervisors and managers who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety contains five core units and five elective units of competency. You will learn how to;

  • Understand changes to legislation and regulations applicable to WHS
  • Develop, implement and modify workplace policies and procedures applicable to WHS management system
  • Audit and present information about WHSMS and WHS/OHS policy
  • Develop KPIs to evaluate WHS/OHS performance
  • Part take in effective consultation and participation processes
  • Evaluate effectiveness of hazard management tools
  • Use systematic, analytical processes in complex, non-routine situations, setting goals, gathering relevant information, and identifying and evaluating options against agreed criteria in review and evaluation of WHSMS
  • Investigate WHS incidents
  • Develop and use risk management tools
  • Manage hazards associated with plant

Costs

Please contact Ceputec for cost.

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies. 

Core units

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

Duration

Currently due to COVID restrictions this is course is delivered on line;
Delivered on an RDO (1 class per month, approximately 8 hours) over 12 month period.

Participants are required to complete homework and assignments off campus.
Participants need to understand that this training program is a significant commitment that may challenge their resolve and endurance
If a student is unable to attend 80% of their classes (for example: if they are or plan to be absent for an extended period due to ill health, work or personal reasons), they must discuss their situation with their trainer.

Certification

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Diploma in Work Health and Safety BSB51319, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The qualification is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4162).

National units of competency

  • BSBWHS513 - Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS514 - Manage WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS515 - Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 - Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS518 - Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
  • BSBWHS519 - Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS520 - Manage the implementation of emergency procedures
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance
  • BSBWHS522 - Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Course Structure

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety contains five core units and five elective units of competency, each unit has specific learning outcomes and is structured for face to face and task assessment.  Training will be multi-faceted incorporating case studies, group work, research, presentations and guest speakers.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) application process available upon enrolment.

Assessment

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge;

  • Analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios
  • assessment of written reports
  • demonstration of techniques used to control WHS
  • direct questioning combined with review of assessment evidence
  • observation of performance in role plays
  • observation of presentations
  • evaluation of discussion
  • Observation of participants in class activities

Participants Requirements

  • Students are required to complete an LLN questionnaire
  • Must have access to a computer and internet connection as a minimum
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Carry out WHS requirements

Nationally recognised unit of competency

CPCPCM2043A

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in a plumbing and services work environment.

The unit requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks, work requirements and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

It includes the initial response to workplace emergencies; the safe use of electricity; the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos; and compliance with legislated work safety practices.

Costs

  • PPTEU Member Cost: $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost: $215.00
  • Non Member Cost: $290.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.


Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites

Duration

8 hours - 1 Day  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

  • Reading material to be completed before course commencement,
  • Theory exam will be completed in class.

Certification

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Ceputec (RTO 4612).

National unit of competency

  • CPCPCM2043A - Carry out WHS requirements

Course Structure

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

Required Skills

  • Communication skills to:
    • complete written reports and other relevant documentation
    • enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand
    • use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
    • use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals
  • Initiative and enterprise skills to:
    • evaluate safety issues in the workplace and determine appropriate action
    • recognise WHS hazards, including asbestos, and take all opportunities to alleviate safety problems in a variety of construction work sites and environments.
  • Initiative and enterprise skills to identify and report to appropriate personnel any faults in tools or materials.
    • Literacy skills to read and interpret:
    • documentation from a variety of sources
    • material safety data sheets (MSDSs)
    • work safety procedures and instructions.
  • Self-management skills deal calmly and effectively with any potential safety problems and work closely with other team members and supervisors to ensure safe working conditions are maintained.
  • Teamwork skills to work with others to action tasks and relate to people from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities.
  • Technology 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 the ability to:

  • locate, interpret and apply relevant information, standards and specifications for applying safe work practices in the workplace
  • apply safety requirements throughout the performance of work sequences, including electrical requirements and personal protective clothing and equipment
  • apply sustainability principles and concepts
  • undertake site and workplace induction
  • correctly identify the location of asbestos containing materials (ACM)
  • understand and apply policies and procedures for reporting presence of ACM to designated personnel
  • assess workplace risks and interpret and apply safe work practices
  • understand workplace requirements for emergency response, including evacuation procedures
  • correctly locate and identify workplace fire fighting and other safety equipment and appliances
  • correctly select and use appropriate processes, tools and equipment
  • safely complete all work to specification
  • comply with regulations, standards and workplace instructions, procedures and processes, including reporting and documentation
  • communicate and work effectively and safely with others.

Participants Requirements

PPE: Safety boots, hi vis shirt/vest

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HSR Initial OHS Training Course

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67) all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training course in consultation with their employer. Ceputec is approved to deliver the HSR initial OHS training Course.

The aim of this WorkSafe approved training course is to provide HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to exercise their powers for the purpose of representing members of their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.

Costs

  • Member Cost $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost $665.00
  • Non Member Cost $885.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

This training has no prerequisites

Duration

35 hours face to face “exclusive of breaks”. All courses are delivered in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

  • Classes are held one day per week over five week period.

Certification

Not Applicable - However on completion of all five days of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance

Course Structure

The training course will supply basic information and skills required for HSRs to successfully exercise their powers under the Victorian Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Act 2004 and Victorian OHS Regulations 2017.

  • Interpreting the OHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties & their legislative obligations & duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation & issue resolution
  • Represent designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holders
  • Issuing a PIN and directing cessation of work

Participants Requirements

Nil requirements - all material required is supplied by Ceputec

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HSR Refresher OHS Training Course

Under the OHS Act (section 67) all elected HSRs and Deputy HSRs after completing an initial course of training, have an entitlement (for each year they hold office) to attend Refresher training and choose the course in consultation with their employer.

This WorkSafe approved HSR Refresher course is an opportunity to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course and refresh their knowledge of the identification and assessment of common workplace hazards.  The course will also provide HSRs with any important updates to the OHS Act.

Costs

  • Member Cost $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost $100.00
  • Non Member Cost $165.00

Cancellation Policy:

  • PPTEU Members: $100 fee will apply if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.
  • All other students: there is no refund if you do not attend training on the day or cancel within 4 days of course commencement.

Please refer to the polices section to download Learner's Handbook and Policies.

Prerequisites

To have been elected by members of their Designated Work Group (DWG) and have completed the WorkSafe approved HSR initial OHS Training Course.

Duration

7 Hours face to face.  All courses are delivered in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at PICAC facilities or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.

Certification

Not Applicable - However on completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance

Course Structure

The refresher course is structured to provide important information about changes to the OHS Act. The course will provide OHS Reps with essential tools and resources to help with the identification and assessment of common workplace hazards:

The refresher course is designed to cover such topics as:

  • Legislative updates on the Victorian OHS Act 2004 OHS Regulations 2017
  • WorkSafe Compliance Codes and Guides
  • Consultation – Communication – Problem Solving
  • Hazard Identification, Control
  • Risk Management
  • Manual Handling

Participants Requirements

Nil requirements - all material required is supplied by Ceputec.

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