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White Card Training CPCWHS1001 (1 day)

Cost: $140 (no GST)

White Card Course (1 day) $140

Minimum age to enrol = 14 years old at the time of enrolment

This qualification enables workers to work in the construction industry anywhere in Australia.  The course covers the following units of competency:


  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Course Description

WHS General Induction for Construction is also known as White Card training.  Current workplace health & safety (WHS) legislation requires all employees that either work in the construction industry, or enter any building or construction site, to be trained in workplace health and safety (WHS) in the workplace and hold a valid white card, or industry equivalent.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Training which allows you to work in the Construction Industry immediately.


Recommended Target Audience

Workers who need to hold a White Card to work on a construction site throughout Australia.


Participants will be required to complete a booking form prior to training. On this form participants can indicate whether they require further assistance due to any LLN issues. This is most important so that the trainer/assessor can implement any processes prior to the day’s training.

Pathways Information

This unit provides a credit towards many difference construction industry qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment

TMT Training will have the application forms you need for a new White Card and will submit them to SafeWork on your behalf when you have completed the training. The fee for lodgement is included in your course fees.

TMT Training will also give you a statement of attainment that you can use to prove you have completed the training until your new card arrives. This unit of competency meets industry requirements to allow workers who want to carry out construction work in NSW.


Delivery and Assessment Method

Theory assessment – multiple choice/short answer questions.

Practical assessment – work activities performed throughout the elements of the unit in group discussions and workplace scenarios. These activities provide the evidence needed by the trainer to grant each participant competency in the required elements.

The following must be present and available to learners during assessment activities:

  • Equipment -

    • Demonstrate the fitting of all of the PPE listed in the performance evidence

  • Specifications -

    • State or territory Act relevant to the location of the learner, as specified in the range of conditions.

The assessment of performance evidence must be done by direct observation of the learner by an assessor, either by an assessor observing the learner physically and/or by an assessor observing the learner via audio and visual media in real time.


Learning Outcomes


  • Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work

  • Identify construction hazards and risk control measures

  • Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes

  • Identify incident and emergency response procedures


  • All participants will require a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI) prior to enrolment. If you don’t currently have a USI, you will need to obtain one by creating one at the following website:

  • All participants must complete the pre-course learning located on our website (found under “Student Resources”) prior to attendance. You will be asked to answer questions on this throughout the duration of the course.

  • It is the Learners’ responsibility to disclose and make TMT aware of any information pertaining to their individual learning requirements including LLN levels so reasonable adjustments can be made.


Course Duration

1 full day which includes 6 hours of face to face learning excluding breaks


Number of Participants

Maximum 20 per class

White Card Course Requirements

  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or over

  • 100 points of ID is required by SafeWork NSW to lodge the application

  • To attend the course each day, the participant MUST present at least 100 points of ID [refer to the EOI Form to identify what would constitute 100 points]

  • Before enrolling all candidates must have a Unique Student Identifier number (USI)

  • An appropriate understanding of both written and spoken English

  • Course fees cover SafeWork registration for your white card

  • Please bring a pen and a drink bottle with you

  • Access to bathroom facilities and drinking water is available all days

  • Students must be willing to comply with current COVID requirements

  • Recommended PPE required for practical training
    -Long pants
    -Long sleeves
    -Covered shoes
    -Hi-vis Vest (can be provided if students don't have one)

  • The white card becomes void if you haven't carried out construction work for two consecutive years or more

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