White Card

(Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry)

CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Obtain your White Card to work safely in the West Australian construction industry.

What you’ll learn in this course

Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 and Health Safety Regulations 2022, individuals must hold a construction induction certificate (White Card) to undertake construction work at a workplace.

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.
The unit requires the person 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.


Entry Requirements

DMIRS location requirement

  • You must be based in Western Australia in order to obtain the WA White Card via this course.
  • As per the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS) requirements, WorkSafe Construction Induction Training (CIT) cards (White Cards) can only be issued to learners who are physically located in Western Australia at the time of their assessment.
  • A conversational level of English is required to complete this course, as during the assessment you will need to listen to instructions and respond clearly to questions in English. You will also be required to read and interpret signs and procedures and write short, simple notes when you fill in a basic form.
  • Assessment

    Upon enrolling, you will have access to the online platform for 60 days. Within this time, you must successfully complete:

    • all online learning and questions
    • a short-written assessment (completing a basic form)
    • an online written assessment
    • a practical demonstration

    Please note: the assessment for this course is conducted in English and must be completed without the aid of a translator.

    As part of the assessment process, you will be required to verify your identity.

    The practical demonstration is to be carried out in one session, via video evidence collection (webcam/smartphone required).

    If you have not successfully completed all the above components within 60 days of enrolment, you will be required to re-enroll in the course.

    DMIRS location requirement

    Our assessment requires you to demonstrate proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). You are required to provide your own PPE and ensure it is in good working order before the assessment, whether in person or via video. You will need:

    • Hard hat
    • Eye protection
    • Hearing protection (earmuffs or ear plugs)
    • High visibility (hi-vis) vest
  • Course Payment

    Flexible payment options available. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss payment options.

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    You must contact the facility as soon as practically possible if you are going to be late or are unable to attend the nominated training dates for any reason.

How to apply

  • Choose a course

  • Select the course date
    on the schedule

  • Enrol online

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