The purpose of this module is to provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to
select, safely operate and maintain power tools used in the carpentry sector of the building
and construction industry.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry


- Comply with OHS legislation, regulations Codes of Practice applicable to workplace operations. - Comply with workplace/organisational policies and procedures. - Communicate and work safely and effectively with others. - Identify and correctly use the carpentry power tools listed in the range statement during carpentry projects. - Use PPE appropriately when using carpentry power tools. - Correctly replace the blades on a minimum of one power saw and one electric plane. - Correctly replace a minimum of two router bits. Specific unit assessments are located in the learning and assessment plans within the School.

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