Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This unit is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It supports the attainment of the basic OHS knowledge required prior to undertaking designated work tasks within any of the sectors in the construction industry. It requires the ability to identify and explain OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Identify OHS legislative requirements; Identify construction hazards and control measures; Identify OHS communication and reporting processes; Identify OHS incident response procedures.

Further information:

It relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2006). Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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Related Careers:

Construction Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CIT Solutions No info No Part time
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