Work safely in the construction industry

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCOHS1001A, 'Work safely in the construction industry'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work safely in the construction industry' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify OHS legislative requirements.

1.1. Applicable OHS legislative requirements relevant to own work, role and responsibilities are identified and explained.

1.2. Duty of care requirements are identified.

1.3. Own responsibilities to comply with safe work practices are identified and explained.

2. Identify construction hazards and control measures.

2.1. Basic principles of risk management are identified.

2.2. Common construction hazards are identified and discussed.

2.3. Measures for controlling hazards and risks are identified.

3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.

3.1. OHS communication processes, information and documentation are identified and discussed.

3.2. Role of designated OHS personnel is identified and explained.

3.3. Safety signs and symbols are identified and explained.

3.4. Procedures and relevant authorities for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries are identified.

4. Identify OHS incident response procedures.

4.1. General procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies are identified and explained.

4.2. Procedures for accessing first aid are identified.

4.3. Requirements for the selection and use of relevant personal protective equipment are identified and demonstrated.

4.4. Fire safety equipment is identified and discussed.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCOHS1001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF40609 - Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces
  • LMF20309 - Certificate II in Furniture Making
  • LMF32109 - Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • CPC10111 - Certificate I in Construction
  • ICT20310 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling
  • ICT40210 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Engineering
  • ICT20510 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Rigging Installation
  • ICT20210 - Certificate II in Telecommunications
  • ICT40410 - Certificate IV in Radio Frequency Networks
  • ICT30110 - Certificate III in Broadband and Wireless Networks Technology
  • ICT40110 - Certificate IV in Optical Networks
  • ICT40310 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Radio Communications
  • ICT30510 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Rigging Installation
  • ICT30310 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Cabling
  • ICT30210 - Certificate III in Telecommunications
  • ICT30610 - Certificate III in Broadband and Wireless Networks
  • ICT20410 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
  • ICT40610 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology
  • ICT30410 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
  • UET20511 - Certificate II in National Broadband Network Cabling (Electricity Supply Industry Assets)
  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUS30209 - Certificate III in Technical Production
  • UEE321111 - Certificate III in Appliance Service
  • UEE42911 - Certificate IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems
  • UEE32211 - Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • UEE51111 - Diploma of Engineering Technology - Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
  • UEE20111 - Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
  • UEE42811 - Certificate IV in Air-conditioning Systems Energy Management and Control
  • UEE62511 - Advanced Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering
  • UEE42711 - Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing
  • UEE51211 - Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering
  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)
  • CUE20103 - Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • TLI31710 - Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
  • TLI41910 - Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations
  • TLI21310 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
  • CUF30207 - Certificate III in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media
  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUF40607 - Certificate IV in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUF50607 - Diploma of Scenery and Set Construction

And the skillsets: