Silicosis Induction Course

Silicosis Induction Course

Course Objective:

Silica is a widespread workplace hazard in a large number of industries, from metal polishing to brick, tile and concrete manufacturing. Breathing in dust that contains silica particles can build up in the lungs and scar them, resulting in silicosis.

In this online Silica Safety Awareness course, you will learn about the basics of Silica and Silica Dust encountered during construction activities.

Course Times



30 days



Service Fee

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This Silica Awareness training is provided 100% online for your convenience.

You will have 30 days from the date of registration in the course to complete it.

  • Online – nationwide 24/7

The Purpose of Training

  • Silica Defined
  • Legislation Relating to Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)
  • Common Products Containing Silica
  • Health Effects Related to Exposure
  • RCS Exposure Standard
  • Controls for Working with Silica Containing Materials
  • Safe Work Methods
  • Personal Protective Equipment
Course Requirements:

This program is designed to improve the understanding application of safety processes for the management of silica exposure for all workers in all industries including construction, manufacturing, mining, service, and government and transport industries.

There are no pre-requisites for participation in this program.

Training Pathways:

This pathway may lead to the following employment opportunities:

  • Supervisory role within metalliferous mining,
  • coal mining,
  • drilling & mining exploration,
  • civil construction or
  • LNG projects.
Next Steps:

Thank you again for your interest in this course program. Please contact ACTA Group’s Participant Support team on 1300 011 144 or to commence the application process!