If you intend to work in the construction industry in Australia, you need a Construction Induction card or what is commonly called as “White Card".
White Card online training presents the common hazards and roles, responsibilities, and obligations that everyone in a construction site is subject to, with the goal of acquiring your White Card. You will learn safe work practices, risk management principles, safety signage, personal protection equipment, and more.
You will also get to understand the rationale behind the relevant legislation. Comprehensive knowledge on important terms used in this legislation is provided while also speaking about your responsibilities in fulfilling your obligations. Once you have completed the course, you will receive a statement of attainment that assures employers you are competent to nationally recognized "white card' standard - CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Upon successful completion, candidates will be awarded with the White Card Official Statement of Attainment and the White Card.
Once the course is completed, your assessment asnwers will be assessed and marked. Once all assessments and government mandated requirements have been validated, the White Card and Official Statement of Attainment will be mailed to you.
Site Skills Training has a dedicated team of experts who will process your assessment and issue your white card. This White Card is issued from Western Australia though is recognised Australia Wide.
Candidates will need to submit their Unique Student Identifier (USI) before Statement of Attainment and White Card are issued. This is mandatory for any nationally accredited course.
To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
Candidates also need to submit valid identification as mandated by law. The following are the different forms of identification Site Skills Training requires:
- Current Driver’s Licence
- High Risk Licence
- Firearms Licence
- Other Australian Government Photo Identification
This unit is required for anyone who wishes to work on,or enter any active work site in Infrastructure, Resources and Construction. Persons working in a 'construction' trade position whether full-time or contracting are required to hold a white card and have it in their possession on site. This course is mandatory for those intended for a work site within Australia.
There are no prerequisites for this course
Applicants need to be 15+ to apply for this training. This OHS knowledge is mandatory for those intending to work on industry work sites in Australia. White Card training relates directly to the induction program as specified by Chapter 6 Construction work, Part 6.5 General construction induction training, Work Health and safety Regulation 2011
- Identify OHS legislative requirements
- Identify construction hazards and control measures
- Identify OHS communication and reporting processes
- Identify OHS incident response procedures
White Card Training comprises of the following modules:
- Introduction and course objectives
- Workplace health and safety legislation
- Workplace health and safety personnel
- Hazards in the workplace
- Hazardous chemicals, manual handling, and noise
- Electrical equipment, confined spaces, plant equipment and operation, and trenching
- Working at Heights, fall protection, ladders and medication
- Personal protective equipment
- Hazard management
- Risk Assessment
There is no recognition of prior learning for this unit
Units of Competency
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
Any persons wanting to work in the civil and general construction industries need to have this unit of competency and card prior to accessing a site. This includes contractors.
This course form part of the Nationally Recognised Qualification CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction. It is also a core unit for many construction and resource industry qualifications.