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10 Construction Induction Training Courses

We’ve curated a list of construction induction training courses for managers to distribute to new and old workers in the construction industry. The refresher courses show the different safety measures that workers are expected to encounter, allowing them to be more prepared for their jobs. Scroll down below to learn more.

Construction Induction Training Courses
Last published: 4th April 2022
EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Scaffold Safety

Construction Induction Training Course #1 - Scaffold Safety

EdApp’s Scaffold Safety course equips your workers with the knowledge and skills they need to work safely with scaffolding. The first part of the construction induction training course talks about the different types of scaffolds, which include suspended scaffolds and supported scaffolds. It then discusses the different types of scaffolding access like ladders and ramps, which are required when scaffold structures are more than two feet above or below a point of access. Your workers will also learn more about the fall arrest system, proper capacity, and the different types of loads that can affect scaffolds. Some of these loads include dead loads like platforms, edge protection and suspension cables, live loads such as individuals working on the scaffold, and environmental loads like earthquakes, wind, and snow. 

By the end of their training, learners will be able to protect themselves and their coworkers from scaffold-related hazards. There are no prerequisites needed for this workplace safety training course but do note that learners need to take a final assessment to acquire a course completion certificate.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

Created by EdApp

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction

Construction Induction Training Course #2 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction

Given that hazards and accidents are unavoidable in fieldwork, EdApp’s Personal Protective Equipment for Construction course emphasizes the need for utilizing personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure that the workers are safe from harm and that they understand its functions and its application. While the primary objective of PPE is to reduce dangers while performing construction work, this course also examines the limitations of PPEs in order to provide realistic expectations to anyone who wears them.

This construction induction training course is divided into four lessons, making it simple to follow and accomplish. It's also fully editable, allowing businesses to customize each course and add content tailored to their objectives. You can freely modify this lesson using EdApp's user-friendly authoring tool, without the need for any coding knowledge.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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Alison Construction Induction Training Course - Construction Safety and Health

Construction Induction Training Course #3 - Construction Safety and Health

Alison’s Construction Safety and Health course was created to safeguard workers and the general public from the dangers and hazards that come with working on a building site. It provides an overview of the health and safety practices, as well as the many forms of scaffolding and the processes for properly erecting, modifying, and dismantling them after use.  After completing this construction induction training course, learners will be armed with the knowledge needed to properly carry out their jobs and reduce the likelihood of any dangers or accidents. This course is free to take and it also includes a completion certification.

Length: 3-4 hours

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

Created by Alison

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Excavation and Trenching

Construction Induction Training Course #4 - Excavation and Trenching

EdApp’s Excavation and Trenching course identifies the difference between excavations and trenches, and how to safely navigate around them. It helps recognize the different risks associated with this job, such as cave-ins, which can be the most dangerous risk since it can lead to fatalities. This construction induction training course highlights the importance of preplanning, such as considering the safety factors and materials to be used before bidding on a job to make sure they are OSHA-compliant. It also discusses the different protective systems to avoid hazardous situations.

As part of EdApp’s repertoire of microlearning courses, this is also free for you to use and tailor-fit to your heart’s content. You can even add images from your construction site for better context. 

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Harnessing

Construction Induction Training Course #5 - Harnessing

For construction workers who are working at heights, learning the right harnessing techniques is essential for safety. EdApp’s free Harnessing course discusses the different parts of fall arrest systems used by those working at an elevated level, some of which include restraint systems, suspension systems, controlled descent systems, and fixed or portable ladders. As your workers go through this construction induction training course, they’ll also learn how to inspect harnesses for defects and how to maintain their equipment with proper cleaning and storage. Designed to help learners retain information better, this occupational safety course is divided into 5 bite-sized lessons that anyone can complete on the go.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Fall Protection

Construction Induction Training Course #6 - Fall Protection

It’s only appropriate that fall protection is observed when working at construction sites, especially when using scaffolding. EdApp’s Fall Protection course aims to educate workers about height safety, protection against falls, trips, and falling objects. It starts by discussing when fall protection is applicable and how to use the different kinds of fall protection systems. It also emphasizes workers’ rights wherein employers should comply with and provide them with safe working conditions and fall protection training as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Since EdApp is a mobile learning solution, learners can take this construction induction training course on the go through their smartphones or any device. Scheduled notifications can be automatically sent to them so they won’t miss out on their lessons. As the construction world is a fast-paced environment, it’s perfect to deploy to your teams who can learn anytime, anywhere.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - OSHA for Workers (US only)

Construction Induction Training Course #7 - OSHA for Workers (US only)

The OSHA for Workers course by EdApp will teach your employees all you need to know about OSHA's rules and regulations in the US. This allows for the implementation of safety measures that effectively reduce the risk of accidents and injuries. With that, the workers will also understand their tasks and obligations for providing a safe working environment throughout. This construction induction training course also explains how to file a complaint if there are health dangers in the workplace, such as exposure to faulty equipment, a lack of fall protection, or a lack of safety tools and gears. Expect a total of five micro-lessons in this course, each of which will take only a few minutes to complete.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

Created by EdApp

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Welding Safety

Construction Induction Training Course #8 - Welding Safety

Welding is a highly hazardous construction activity that exposes a lot of workers to health and safety risks like burns, eye damage, electrical shock, and exposure to fumes and gases. This welding safety course by EdApp is designed to protect construction workers from these hazards by providing them with core competency training on the fundamentals of welding, required safety measures, and specific personal protective equipment for welding. The course also talks about the differences between welding, soldering, and brazing, as well as the most popular welding techniques including Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and Shield Metal Arc Welding. Through EdApp’s powerful authoring tool, you can edit, rebrand, and deploy the course directly to your workers’ mobile devices in just minutes. 

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - New Hire Safety Orientation 

Construction Induction Training Course #9 - New Hire Safety Orientation 

The New Hire Safety Orientations course by Risk Management Inc. on EdApp aims to seamlessly integrate a general refresher on the different safety measures in any field for new workers. This construction induction training course’s 15-part microlessons provide your workers with a strong foundation for workplace safety. It also features an action plan for emergency situations and dives into different forms of safety training for certain situations such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), emergency action plan, hazard communication, electrical safety, and many more.

Courses on EdApp are presented using a microlearning technique, which breaks down large amounts of information into manageable chunks. Microlessons have been shown to boost knowledge retention and raise course completion rates among learners because they focus particularly on crucial information. This course also incorporates gamification elements to make studying more enjoyable.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

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EdApp Construction Induction Training Course - Basic Rigging

Construction Induction Training Course #10 - Basic Rigging

EdApp’s Basic Rigging course covers the basics of rigging that is widely used in construction. It clearly defines what rigging is and emphasizes that rigging doesn’t cover the operation of the equipment itself. It also discusses how to properly communicate with crane operators using the correct hand signals. While riggers need a certification before doing any work, this course is perfect for providing an introduction and background to this task. Alternatively, this construction induction training course can also be used in other industries involving riggings, such as shipping and entertainment.

Having this mobile learning course means that it can be learned anytime and anywhere at your fingertips through your smartphone. Notifications can be automatically sent when a new course is available, which ensures higher completion rates.

Length: 5-10 minutes per lesson

Certification: Available

Cost: Free

Created by EdApp

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