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Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE162


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
CPCCCM1012A 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
CPCCWHS101 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry


This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany (2021), Bunbury and Esperance.

Bunbury - Monday 9 November to Friday 27 November (5 days per week over 3 weeks)

Esperance - 26-30 October, 16 – 20 November, 7 – 11 December


If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.


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

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Work Safety in Construction Skill Set.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No mandatory entrance requirements.

Job opportunities

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.

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at when applications are open.

For international students, contact

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 29, 2020