Work Safely in the Construction Industry (CPCCOHS1001A)


The Whitecard training package was updated in 2016 meaning that CPCCOHS1001A has been superseded by "CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry" and will come into effect as of 1st December, 2017.

Legislation requires workers within the construction industry to Nationally Recognised Trainingcomplete the Work Safely in the Construction Industry (CPCCOHS1001A) training course. This Nationally Accredited Training provides new workers with details of their role and responsibilities in ensuring their own and other’s safety at work whilst working on construction sites.

Work Safely in the Construction Industry (CPCCOHS1001A) Public Course Dates

17/01/2018 08:30 - 16:30 Dapto $120.00 per person Register
24/01/2018 08:30 - 16:30 Dapto $120.00 per person Register
31/01/2018 08:30 - 16:30 Dapto $120.00 per person Register

Work Safely in the Construction Industry (CPCCOHS1001A) Course Details

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Legislation in the workplace

  • An overview of the legislation governing WHS in NSW.
  • Key elements of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2011.
  • The role of SafeWork NSW in managing WHS / penalties.
  • Communication & Consultation in WHS
  • Employers duty to consult about WHS
  • Methods for consultation in the workplace
  • Employees role in consultation

Implementing WHS for Construction Work

  • Hazard identification & risk management
  • Processes involved in identifying workplace hazards and controlling risks
  • The hierarchy of risk control

Emergencies & First Aid in the Workplace

  • Emergencies in the workplace
  • Emergency planning and response
  • First Aid in the Workplace

Workplace Injury Management & Workers Compensation

  • Overview of the Workers Compensation System in NSW, including employer and employee obligations & entitlements.
  • Returning to work after injury.

Course Summary, Assessments & Evaluations


Training is delivered face to face including both theory and assessments.


Course fee includes course material and refreshments at venue.  Lunch is not provided.

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded the following National Unit of Competency: CPCCOHS1001A


SafeWork NSW requires that participants conduct the course in their home state or territory. Therefore only residents of NSW will be eligible for enrolment.


From 1st January 2015, when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised course you will need to obtain and provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number. Certificates cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided.

100 Points of ID that meet the requirements of the Regulator Evidence of Identity must be presented at commencement of this course as you will be required to complete the Evidence of Identity Student Form on the day of training. Evidence of Identity documents must be originals; certified copies will not be accepted.

Evidence of Identity and Record of Training Form

*Delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd - RTO 90909