WHS Requirements

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

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About This Course

This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.


It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.


The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.


It applies to workers in the construction industry.


This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.


No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Units of Competency

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Course Outcome

On successful completion of the course, students will be issued with a nationally recognized statement of attainment (SOA) and a plastic photo wallet card.

Duration and amout of training

Total duration for this course is 8 hours (1 day) as follows for both skilled and non-skilled operators.

The course duration is 8 hours (including 6 hours of training):

  • 4 hours of supervised theory instruction
  • 2 hours of supervised practical instruction (simulated workplace)
  • 1 hour theory assessment (written test)
  • 1 hour practical assessment

Delivery Location

Please contact us to enquire about up and coming courses and locations.

Course Fee

From $250 pp


(Please note: Prices may vary, Discounts are available when numbers
exceed single enrolments, contact us for further

Entry Requirements

All learners enrolling in this course must demonstrate a sound level of language literacy and numeracy, Learners that do not achieve a sound result may still be enrolled in the course.  These learners will be provided with additional support to be negotiated with their training and detailed in their enrolment form.


All learners must provide the following two upon attending the training.

  1. 100 points of identification upon enrolment
  2. Unique Student Identifier (USI) If this is not available please contact us

Safety Requirements

As a minimum, students participating are required to wear appropriate PPE, including;

  1. Steel Cap boots
  2. High Vis Shirt (no singlets will be permitted)
  3. Hard Hat
  4. Safety Glasses

Any other company/site-specific guidelines must be followed in accordance with CGA minimum standards.

Resources Provided

All course material will be provided by Connection Group Australia

Administration Fee


Additional Fees


Recognition of Prior

Recognition of Prior Learning is offered to all participants in accordance with the Connection Group Australia Recognition Process.

Pre Requisites

Not applicable


This unit of competency is a pre-requisite unit of competency to many units of competency of qualifications from the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package.  Learners will be well equipped to completed various qualifications from this training package having completed the pre-requisite unit of competency.

Course Overview

Duration: 1 day training and assessment

Times: 7:00am - 4:00pm

Class Size: 8 Students

Assessment type: Theory and practical

Discounts for multiple course bookings and company group bookings, please contact us for a free quote.

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