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CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self or others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:

  • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
  • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
  • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.

It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conduction construction work.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.

Mining Induction - Standard 11 Surface Coal Mines

Course Description

The Standard 11 (S11) Mining Induction is a required course for new starters and existing workers to work on a mine in Queensland.

The Standard 11 Mine Safety Induction is delivered face-to-face over 2 days, whereby upon successful completion of the written and practical assessments during the course, you will receive a Statement of Completion and a plastic Standard 11 Induction photo ID card enabling you to commence work on the Mine Site.

Our course meets the requirements of all mining induction requirements (however you should always check first with the mine about any specific requirements they may have).

Units of Competency

RIICOM201D - Communicate in the Workplace

RIIGOV201D - Comply with Site Work Processes/Procedures

RIIWHS201D - Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures

RIIRIS201D - Conduct Local Risk Control

RIIERR205D - Apply Initial Response First Aid

RIIERR302E - Respond to Local Emergencies and Incidents

HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Respond to an Emergency Situation

  • Recognise and Emergency Situation
  • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services

2. Perform CPR Procedures

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behavior towards casualty
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer's instructions

3. Communicate Details of the Incident

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of record and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

 

HLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Respond to and Emergency Situation

  • Recognise and emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

2. Apply Appropriate First Aid Services

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Display respectful behavior towards casualty
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer's instructions
  • Monitor the casualty's condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3. Communicate Details of the Incident

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of record and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

 

HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Respond to an emergency situation

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Display respectful behavior towards casualty
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3. Communicate details of the incident

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
  • Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

 

 

HLTAID004 - Provide and Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Respond to an emergency situation

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

2. Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Ensure casualty feels safe, secure and supported
  • Obtain consent from casualty, caregiver, registered medical practitioners or medical emergency services where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3. Communicate details of the incident

  • Accurately convey details of the incident to emergency response services
  • Report details of incident to supervisor
  • Complete relevant workplace documentation, including incident report form
  • Report details of incidents involving babies and children to parents and/or caregivers
  • Follow workplace procedures to report serious incidents to the regulatory authority
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self, other rescuers and children
  • Talk with children about their emotions and responses to events
  • Participate in debriefing with supervisor

HLTAID005 - Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response and emergency life support to a casualty in a remote and/or isolated situation.

The unit applies to workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Respond to a remote emergency situation

  • Plan for isolated travel or work if required, accounting for expected contingencies
  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
  • Assess the situation and evaluate options for medical assistance
  • Evaluate options for transporting casualty or waiting for medical assistance in relation to environmental issues, risks, transport availability and casualty condition

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
  • Display respectful behavior towards casualty
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3. Manage the incident

  • Seek assistance from others present to manage incident circumstances
  • Establish communication links with emergency response services and convey incident details
  • Report details of casualty condition, changes in condition, management and responses
  • Assist in the evacuation of the casualty by following directions given by emergency response services as required
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
  • Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

RIIERR205D - Apply Initial Response First Aid

Course Description

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to apply initial response First Aid in Coal and Metalliferous mining.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for initial response First Aid

  • Access, interpret and apply First Aid documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

  • Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

  • Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

  • Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

  • Identify, establish and maintain communication systems with other personnel during the emergency

  • Communicate and coordinate activities with others prior to, during and on completion of the work activity

  • Review first aid resources and record, report and replenish shortages

2. Assess the situation

  • Identify risks and hazards

  • Minimise immediate risk and implement control measures

  • Assess casualty's vital signs and physical condition

3. Apply First Aid

  • Provide First Aid management

  • Reassure casualty in a caring and calm manner and make them comfortable

  • Identify, obtain and apply use of First Aid resources and equipment appropriate to the identified risks and hazard controls

  • Communicate with emergency control personnel the need for First Aid/medical assistance

  • Monitor and respond to casualty's condition

  • Finalise management of casualty

4. Record and report incident

  • Record details of casualty's physical condition, changes in conditions, management and response to management

  • Convey details of casualty's condition and management activities to emergency services/relieving personnel

  • Prepare and submit written incident reports

  • Record and report use of first aid resources

CPCCLSF3001A - License to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffholding Intermediate Level

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at the Intermediate level which includes use and operation of Cantilevered crane-loading platforms, Cantilevered and spurred scaffolds, Barrow ramps and sloping platforms, perimeter safety screens and shutters Mast climbers, and tube and coupler scaffolds (including tube and coupler covered ways and gantries) for licensing purposes.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan job.

  • Task to be undertaken is assessed.
  • Potential workplace hazards  are identified.
  • Hazard control measures  are identified consistent with appropriate standards  to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment.
  • Site information is obtained.
  • Scaffold , associated equipment  and scaffold equipment  are identified from site information and in consultation with appropriate personnel  (where applicable).
  • Safety equipment  is identified.
  • All forces and loads  exerted on and by the scaffold and/or scaffolding equipment are determined and calculated.
  • Appropriate communication methods  are identified with appropriate personnel.

2. Select and inspect equipment.

  • Scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are selected and inspected according to procedures  and site information.
  • Safety equipment is selected and inspected according to procedures.
  • All defective scaffold, associated equipment, scaffold equipment and safety equipment are isolated according to procedures.
  • All defective scaffold, associated equipment, scaffold equipment and safety equipment are reported and recorded according to procedures.
  • Communication equipment  is selected and inspected for serviceability (where applicable).

3. Set up task.

  • Appropriate hazard prevention /control measures  are applied to the work area according to procedures.
  • Ground suitability is checked.
  • Appropriate footings are prepared to support scaffold and scaffold equipment according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
  • Scaffold and scaffold equipment are prepared for erection
  • Fit safety equipment and secure according to procedures (where applicable).
  • Scaffold and scaffold equipment are positioned for work application and stability  according to procedures and the appropriate standard

4. Erect scaffold and scaffolding equipment.

  • Scaffold and scaffold equipment are erected according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
  • Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
  • Scaffold and scaffold equipment are erected consistent with site information.
  • Appropriate communication methods are used to coordinate the tasks.
  • Completed tasks are inspected for compliance with the appropriate standard.
  • Handover certificate is completed as required and handed to appropriate personnel.
  • Excess materials from the work area are removed (where applicable).

5. Dismantle scaffold and scaffolding equipment.

  • Scaffold and scaffold equipment are dismantled according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
  • Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
  • Scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are inspected for damage and defects.
  • All damaged and defective scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are tagged and isolated according to procedures.
  • Hazard prevention/control measures are removed (where appropriate).
  • All damaged and defective scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are reported and recorded according to procedures and appropriate action taken.

 

RIICOM301D - Communicate Information

Course Description

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to communicate in the workplace within the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to communicate information

  • Access, interpret and apply communication documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant
  • Identify the means of communication available to share information
  • Determine what needs to be communicated and the intended audience requirements
  • Determine the barriers to communication and how any problems can be solved

2. Communicate information verbally

  • Analyse and clarify the purpose of the verbal communication with the other parties
  • Adopt a verbal communication style to match the communication purpose and audience
  • Deliver information verbally to others in English that is clear, concise and explicit
  • Verify the information is received by others to ensure it has been received accurately and understood
  • Listen carefully and intently to oral information that is received from others
  • Confirm accuracy of information received with the speaker

3. Communicate information in writing

  • Analyse and confirm the purpose or objective of the written communication
  • Format and present the document according to current Industry and enterprise practice
  • Organise the document logically so it is structured and balanced according to the purpose, audience and context
  • Written language is applicable to the communication purpose and audience
  • Written information is clear, succinct and explicit
  • Conclusions reached are logically justified and reflect the purpose of the written communication
  • Effectively complete preparation and the communication process within any specified time frame

4. Achieve meeting outcomes

  • Prepare for the meeting and ensure all requirements are covered in a timely and effective manner
  • Clarify the purpose of the meeting with all of those participating
  • Conduct the meeting effectively and address objectives and required outcomes
  • Record accurately the outcomes of the meeting and promptly provide minutes of the meeting to all participants
  • Document accurately all required action flowing from decisions reached at the meeting
  • Notify promptly persons responsible for implementing action from decisions at the meeting and confirm in writing details of the required action
  • Take appropriate follow-up action to ensure that all decisions of the meeting are acted upon as required

5. Make a presentation

  • Identify and clarify the purpose of the presentation and confirm with the intended audience
  • Organise the information to be communicated using contemporary structures, techniques and practices
  • Identify, evaluate and select the media resources available to use for the presentation
  • Organise and prepare structured and coherent presentation aids in advance
  • Check resources and presentation aids prior to the presentation to ensure that they are functioning properly
  • Make the presentation as planned, providing appropriate responses to the reactions and feedback from the audience
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the presentation and act upon the findings

6. Participate in negotiations

  • Make adequate preparation and planning for the negotiation
  • Select a suitable negotiation strategy in accordance with the purpose, including the location, time and approach to be taken
  • Conduct negotiations in accordance with the planned approach
  • Review negotiation outcomes in terms of desired outcomes of the parties and initiate suitable further action, if required
  • Follow-up actions arising from the negotiations, including further discussions with the parties, if necessary
  • Document outcomes of the negotiation