Construction Industry White Card

The Construction Industry What Card course specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.

Course information

This unit requires the participant to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

It 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 common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work, and identifying and following safety and emergency signage.

While undertaking this qualification, participants gain skills and knowledge in:

  • WHS Legislation
  • Risk Management and Control Measures in the Construction Industry
  • Incident and Emergency Response Procedures
  • WHS Communication, Documentation and Reporting Processes



CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Statement of Attainment in Statement of Attainment in CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and issued with the “Working Across Borders (WhiteCard).”

No prerequisites.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Training is delivered face-to-face, for a duration of 1 day.

From the 1st of February 2019 the Queensland state government has introduced changes to the General Safety Induction course – White Card.

  • You are no longer able to get a White Card online unless you live more than 100km from a registered training provider offering face-to-face delivery.
  • An exemption allowing online delivery is available where the student is located at least 100 kilometres away from the nearest RTO offering the course by face-to-face delivery.

This is a fee for service course with an upfront cost due on enrolment.

For course delivery dates and enrolment enquiries please contact Tec-NQ.

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