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

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About the CPCCWHS1001 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.

How to study with LET Training

NSW White Card Course

Face to face classroom based

We offer English and Chinese Classes

Class duration: 6.5 hours

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive:

  • Statement of Attainment
  • Statement of Training (which allows starting work immediately)
  • General Construction Induction plastic card (which will be issued and posted by SafeWork NSW)
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White Card State Recognition

White Cards issued by SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe WA 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.

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Course Details

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 NSW White Card Face-to-Face Classroom Mode: (No computer work involved)

  • Satisfy with Photo ID requirements stated by NSW SafeWork ID requirements; and
  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier Number (USI); and
  • Attend a one-day (6.5 hours) classroom learning; and
  • Successfully complete SafeWork NSW standard assessments (100% correct response)

For WA White Card Video Conference Class Learning Mode:

  • You are currently located in WA (residential address evidence in WA); and
  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier Number (USI); and
  • Have access to reliable internet and a camera enabled device; and
  • Have a valid email account and telephone number for learning and support communication; and
  • Satisfy with Photo ID requirements stated by state government authorities; and
  • Successfully complete written and oral assessments (100% correct response).

Skills needed for study:

  • Language and literacy skills: you will need to possess effective language, communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to read and 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).

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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; and
  • Participate in interactive assessment activities with your assessor./li>

You will be provided with opportunities to adjust and 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.
  • Self-employed persons
  • Labourers
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Tradespersons
  • 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.

Important: this contextualised assessment service is on a fee for service model in addition to the course fees. Detailed application and assessment fees are outlined in the information sheet – click here to download an information sheet.

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 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course.

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

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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