This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to participate in preparing a job safety analysis (JSA) for general hazards, or a safe work method statement (SWMS) for high risk work hazards, on construction sites according to the level of responsibility of the work role as specified in work health and safety (WHS) legislation. The unit supports construction workers undertaking work on a construction site alone or as part of a team to identify hazards and select risk control strategies. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit. The person must also:
In doing the above work, the person must:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):