CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
A NSW White Card or general construction induction (GIT) card is essential for anyone who work at a construction site and is a mandatory requirement in NSW. The course is also commonly known as the White Card course and was previously known as the Green Card course. It is designed to assist workers with evaluating worksite hazards/risks and assists workers with reporting workplace incidents to the authorities correctly.
General white card training course aims to provide awareness and understanding of rights and responsibilities under WHS law to identify common hazards and risks associated with the construction industry, basic risk management principles, and the standard of behaviour expected of workers on construction sites.
Training is available in Sydney CBD or Parramatta!
Vigil Training College offers a Nationally Recognised training program that meets the requirements of CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and fulfil the SafeWork NSW General Construction requirement Induction Card. We have seven years of experience in running the white card training. Our course meets the requirements of CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and fulfil the SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction Card requirements.
Our white card training course exceeds the requirements of students, employer and the construction industry workforce. Our highly experienced professional trainers and staff will aid your learning process with modern learning methods and hands-on training in classroom-based sessions
If you are someone that conducts any construction work or someone who is visiting construction sites as part of their employment, then this course is for you.
This training is a mandatory requirement under the Work Health Safety Regulation 2017 for those:
There are no formal requirements for this course.
Training and assessments throughout the course are conducted in English only. The training mandates that all participants seeking admission into the course have sufficient communication and comprehension skills to:
Prior to commencing the course, you must complete the Evidence of Identity (EOI) form and present original documents showing your name, photo, date of birth, signature, and current address (totaling 100 ID points) to the trainer on the day of attending the course.
Full details of the documents contained in the:
The course is taught in a classroom and does not require any pre-study.
The duration of the classroom-based study is 6 hours (this does not include any breaks or time required for administration tasks).
The competency unit CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is a training program that provides workers in the construction industry with an awareness and understanding of:
After the completion of this course, you will be able to:
Upon completing this training program, the participant will receive:
You will receive the SOT on the day of completion of the course. SafeWork NSW SOT is valid for 60 days from the date of issue and can be evidence of completed general induction training.
* CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry supersedes CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
The unit of competence in this course (CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) is a core unit of CPC10120 - Certificate I in Construction in Construction. Any students seeking further education can receive a credit transfer for this qualification. The general construction qualifications within the CPC training package are designed to prepare people for real jobs in the general construction sector.
The Construction Induction Card supplied by SafeWork NSW required to carry out construction work.
SOT allows you to work immediately for 60 days until you receive your White Card/Construction Card, generally posted by SafeWork NSW within 30 days.
The White card ceases to be current if you have not carried out construction work for any consecutive period of two years or more.
The card fee is set independently by our RTO with SafeWork included in the course fee, i.e. you need not pay any extra fee for this card.
You must complete the Evidence of Identity (EOI) form and present original documents showing your name, photo, date of birth, signature and current address to the value of 100 points to the trainer before attending the White Card course.
You can provide a combination of documents, with the most commonly used combinations of evidence of identity documents listed below:
Download EOI Form or see SafeWork NSW website for more information.or contact us for further information.
Please note: There are special provisions for Evidence of Identity that may apply for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, school students, overseas persons who have been in Australia for less than six weeks and correctional centre inmates, as mentioned and detailed in the form mentioned above.
No, there is no RPL available for the white card course
Health and safety measures are essential for any construction place to avoid serious injuries. As a White cardholder, you will learn to take safety measures beforehand while working on construction sites.
After you have been qualified and have obtained your White Card, you will be eligible to work in any construction-related areas.
Some examples of this are:
Yes, your interstate White Card is recognized interstate. Under the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work, all states and territories have agreed to implement and Safe Work Australia has declared GIT training across Australia to obtain White Cards from any Australian state or territory is recognised nationally.