Factory 1, 2, & 3 73 Dohertys Road Laverton North, VIC 3026 1800 143 343

Construction Induction Course

1 Day – 7:45am to 2:00pm
$200 (GST Exempt)

Anyone who is employed to perform construction work is required by regulation to have completed construction induction training by an approved training provider.

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Start Date
Fri 11/10
Tue 22/10
Fri 08/11
Mon 18/11
Thu 12/12
Mon 23/12
Fri 10/01

 

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Subjects:

  • OHS legislative requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • OHS communication and reporting processes
  • OHS incident response procedures

Additional Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 14 years and 9 months of age
  • Applicants must satisfy the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements as outlined below
  • Applicants who are currently employed or who have recent work experience are preferred but not mandatory
Why Complete this Construction Induction Course?

Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic.) requires that employers provide an adequate level of information, instruction, training and supervision to employees to enable them to work safely.

Regulation 339 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (Vic.) requires employers to “ensure that construction induction training is provided … to a person who — (a) is employed to perform construction work; and (b) does not hold a current construction induction card.”

Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Requirements

Trainees need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to work by themselves and as part of a team with some accountability of their own work areas in defined and routine tasks. Applicants must have sufficient reading, writing, verbal communication and numeracy skills in English to enable them to safely complete tasks relating to construction work.

Reading:

  • Read and correctly interpret safe work method statements, safety tags, signage and site policies and procedures

Writing:

  • Complete required documentation relevant to construction work, including completing risk assessments

Numeracy:

  • Understand dates and times

Verbal Communication:

  • Speak clearly and unambiguously in English
  • Explain, describe and verify needs and issues

Verbal assessments may be conducted for the short-answer test, however Trainees will still need to demonstrate basic reading and writing skills such as updating risk assessment information

Individuals who are concerned that they may not have adequate reading, writing, numeracy and/or verbal communication skills are advised to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.

What is the Construction Induction Course Outcome?

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment (Nationally Accredited), and a Construction Induction Card (White Card) issued by WorkSafe Victoria

Additional Course Information
Read the information below before making a booking.

How many trainees can attend the course?

  • A maximum of 12 trainees are permitted

What should trainees wear?

  • Trainees are required to wear enclosed shoes

What should trainees bring?

  • Trainees must bring a passport or an Australian driver’s licence
  • Contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you do not have one of the forms of ID listed above

Do trainees need to study?

  • Yes – All trainees will be forwarded the Course Handbook upon making a booking.  WAM Training requires that all trainees study the Course Handbook prior to the commencement of face-to-face training

How is the assessment conducted?

  • Trainees will be assessed using a short-answer test and a teamwork-based activities involving the development of a Safe Work Method Statement and active participation in class discussion
  • Verbal assessments may be conducted for the short-answer test, however Trainees will still need to demonstrate basic reading and writing skills such as updating risk assessment information (please refer to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements outlined above)
  • WAM Training endeavours to conduct verbal assessments during standard course hours, but as verbal assessments must be conducted one-on-one, there is a possibility that verbal assessments may need to be postponed to a mutually agreeable date and time

Please don’t hesitate to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you have any other questions.

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