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Work Safety in Construction Skill Set

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Construction work is happening all across WA and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite. The Work Safely in Construction Skill Set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction industry. This skill set covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements, how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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This skill set is related to the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Courses (opens in a new tab) page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at

No mandatory entrance requirements.

No mandatory entrance requirements.

This skill set will prepare you for entry level positions in the building and construction industry such as trade’s assistant (TA) or general labourer.

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
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