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Course Name

Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card Course)

Course Code


Course Delivery

No Online Assessment

Course Duration

6 Hours

Is the course accredited?


Course Certificate

Issued Same Day (Conditions Apply)

Issued Same Day (Conditions Apply)


Previously Known as

White Card


Available Discounts

Group Booking Discounts Available

Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry is a nationally recognised certification and is better known in the workplace and industry as the White Card.

Participants in the White Card Course will seek the mandatory work health and safety training required before construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:

  • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations
  • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia
  • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007.

You should conduct site-specific induction training before beginning construction work.

First Aid Courses Murray Bridge is a Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) authorised to deliver CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course.

Covid-19 Precautions

At First Aid Courses Murray Bridge, your health and safety are our priority. We Apply infection control measures and COVID-19 practices across all our training facilities. Please remember if you are unwell or experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you contact us to reschedule your training. For further information, please email courses@firstaidpro.com.au.

How is the White Card Course Delivered?

White Card Training and Assessment are delivered Face to Face (6hours)
Plus + Before attending the face-to-face White Card training session, you must complete the pre-course reading, a self-paced, self-directed component of the course. The actual number of study hours required for each learner varies depending on the learners existing knowledge, skills, and experience. You will be required to complete an and LLN check on the arrival of the training day.

How is the White Card Course Structured?

We assess all learners through a combination of the following assessment methods:

  • Practical Demonstrations: Correctly fitting personal PPE/ Oral communication
  • Project (Complete Risk Assessment)
  • Knowledge Assessment


White Card Course Requirements

  • Applicants must be 16 years old or over.
  • Present Photo ID on the day
  • Permit a photo on the day of head, neck, and shoulders
  • Use numeracy skills to locate and recognise numbers commonly used in safety signs.
  • Communicate effectively by asking questions to clarify instructions and telling another person about a construction problem or hazard.
  • Read and follow simple pictorial safety instructions and simple safety instructions written in English.
  • Notify the office if any additional Learning, Literacy or Numeracy support is required

White Card Course Fees


White Card Course Covers

This course covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting standard personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

White Card Certificates

On successful completion of this course, students will receive the following:

  • A statement of attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or referred to as (White Card).
  • White card issued from Firstaidpro (RTO:40407)


First Aid Certificate - Nationally Accredited

Get your fully accredited first aid certificate on the same day.

After completing your First Aid Courses Murray Bridge training, you will receive a fully Accredited Recognised Statement of Attainment for your first aid course.