Course Details

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS Requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

This unit of competency is mandatory for all existing and new White Card Assessors for the delivery and assessment of the new “White Card” unit of competency CPCCWHS2001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Please note that after completion of this course you will not receive a General Construction Induction card (white card).


This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.  

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. 

The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. 

Target Audience:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon successful completion of this course students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of attainment for CPCCWHS2001

Learning Methods:

The following schedule is customised to suit to learners who are existing workers within construction industry. Participants may hold positions in various roles within the construction industry including but not limited to:
• Construction worker
• Leading hand
• WHS Officers
• WHS Safety Advisor
• Site managers, supervisors, labourers and tradespeople
A pre -course questionnaire must be completed prior to the face to face delivery to assess each participant existing knowledge of working within the construction industry. RPL can only be offered to students who can provide an extensive portfolio of evidence to support previous knowledge, skills and work experience.

Total delivery hours = 20 Hours, consists of:
• 1-day face to face delivery- See Delivery Plan.
• RTO directed self-paced study of the learner guide will require the student to allow for a minimum 12 hours prior to the face to face delivery. Note this may be varied for each individual learner dependent on their learning style

Program Benefits:


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