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CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)

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This course is Nationally Accredited by the Australian Government under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

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

In order to work in the construction industry in any capacity, you must have a White Card. This course gives you the knowledge and skills you will need to operate safely on a construction site in Australia.

Whether you’re on a Working Holiday Visa or simply looking for your job in construction, you’ll need a White Card to get started. Register for this course today and to get your White Card and kick off your career in construction.

Is the Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card) right for me?

If you have plans to work on a construction site, as a tradie or labourer, or even in a traffic role, you’ll need a White Card. There are many potential risks involved in the construction industry make it important for workers to be knowledgeable about safe work practices, risk management, personal protection, safety signs and safety equipment.

How does this course work?

  • Video Conference classroom Learning – contact us to register, (weekdays and weekends);
  • Face to face classroom learning – contact us to register, (weekdays and weekends)

White Card State Recognition

White Cards issued by LET Training are accepted in all states and territories in Australia.

Organisations and businesses may have internal policies which require that White Cards be obtained through specific training organisations, or by specific methods of training delivery. If in doubt, ask your prospective employer.

Read before you get started. The result is a nationally consistent approach to construction induction training given to workers across Australia. It will also mean that White Cards / CITCs from any Australian state or territory is recognised nationally.

We deliver White Card training course to the residents from following States and Territory:

Residential StateCard IssuedRead from Official Website….Delivery Mode
ACTNSWAccess Canberra One-day face to face classroom learning
NSWNSWSafeWork NSWOne-day face to face classroom learning
QLDQLDWorkplace Health and Safety QueenslandVideo Conference classroom Learning | Online Learning
WAWAWorksafe WAVideo Conference classroom Learning | Online Learning

*The above information is from official websites are subject to change without notice

When does the course commence?

You can enrol in this course at any time if you wish to undertake via online learning, you will have the access to start straight after registration.

For Face to Face classroom learning, please contact us to register: or 02 9633 3929.

Is there a maximum course completion time?

From the date of enrolment registration, you have up to 3 months to complete this unit of competency, and most of our students complete it within a day.

How do I access to learning support?

You are very well supported throughout your course.

You have the access to discuss your coursework on a one-on-one basis with a specialist trainer through the telephone; email; or Skype as you progress through the course, so you won’t feel alone.

Entry and study requirements

We are committed to seeing you through your course. We have determined the following requirements to ensure you have the best chance of successfully completing your course:

For Video Conference Class Learning Mode:

  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier Number (USI);
  • If study via video conference class, you must have internet and a camera enabled device;
  • Have a valid email account and telephone number for learning and support communication;
  • Successfully complete required assessments;
  • Satisfy with Photo ID requirements stated by state government authorities; and
  • Successfully complete an Oral assessment (100% correct response).

For Face to Face Classroom Mode: (No computer work involved)

  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier Number (USI);
  • Attend a one-day classroom learning;
  • Satisfy with Photo ID requirements stated by state government authorities; and
  • Successfully complete required assessments (100% correct response);
  • Satisfy with Photo ID requirements stated by NSW SafeWork ID Requirements , if study on NSW White Card course

Skills needed for your study

  • Language and literacy skills: you will need to possess effective language, communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation.
  • Students with special needs are advised to email prior to booking so that reasonable adjustments to assessment can be contemplated.
  • Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, LET Training’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance.


The following unit of competency has National recognition under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

  • Statement of Attainment will be issued on successful completion.
  • A white card will be issued (or requested to be issued) to successfully completed students.


Upon enrolment, you will be provided via the Learning Management System if you undertake the training from online, or provide with a learner workbook if you undertake the course in the classroom with detailed assessment task specifications and activities. By way of example, you may be required to:

  • Answer a series of knowledge and skills based questions;
  • Participate in interviews with your assessor.

You will be provided with opportunities to adjust & resubmit your assessments based on the assessor’s feedback.

Career opportunities

Successful completion of this unit of competency can lead to a range of potential career opportunities.

What job roles exist?

  • Self-employed persons
  • Labourers
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Trades-persons
  • Supervisors and project managers

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

For those currently working in a business environment with over 2 years’ experience, ask our friendly course consultants about our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) solution eligibility. Our expert trainer will develop a tailored training plan for you based on your existing role and experience.

Study pathways

Will previous study and experience count?
LET Training recognises Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which takes into account the knowledge and skills you have already gained through your previous education and work history, attributing this to your enrolled qualification course. This may be through formal or informal training and can result in credits towards your qualification. More information can be found in the Student Handbook.

Future education pathways
After successfully completing the CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry, you may like to enrol in LET Training’s BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course.

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)