This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.
It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.
Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction. The White Card is the method used to formally recognise that an individual has attended Occupational Health and Safety Induction training relevant to the Building and Construction Industry.
Talk to your lecturer if you believe your current skills, knowledge and qualifications meet the essential criteria for this unit of competency as you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
White Card - Work Safely in the Construction Industry
- Duty of Care
- Hazard Management
- Clean Safe and Tidy Worksites
- Manual Handling
- Accident Reporting
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Safety and Warning Signs
- Legal Requirements
- Site Emergency and Evacuation
On successful completion of the course, a White Card is approved for issue by a registered Assessor.
Learners will be assessed in the following ways:
1. A simple written assessment to check facts of WHS knowledge, signs and symbols and how they are used in the construction industry (The option of a verbal assessment is offered if you have difficulty in writing. If you wish to discuss assessment options please notify administration staff when you apply. Your details will be provided to the relevant Assessor who will discuss options with you).
2. A group practical exercise to practice and assess that you can identify and verbally report potential work place hazards.