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General Construction Induction (White Card Training)

White Card

All persons require a General Construction Induction Card (White Card) when working on a construction site.

General Construction Induction Training is a nationally accredited competency unit known as Prepare to work safely in the construction industry CPCWHS1001.

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
COST: $150*

*A rebate may be available to eligible people employed in the ACT construction industry through the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund. See more information below.

  • Training Fund Authority funding
    • If you're employed in the ACT construction industry, you may be eligible for funding from the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund Authority (TFA).
    • We offer reduced fees on all our approved courses for people who are eligible for TFA funding.
    • You're eligible for TFA funding if you:
    • - work for a company or organisation that is substantially (at least 80%) engaged in carrying out work described in the Schedule of Work in the Act, within the ACT, and
    • - undertake training that meets all the requirements outlined in approved RTOs/courses.
    • If you don't meet the standard eligibility requirements but have special circumstances, the TFA may still find you eligible.
    • If you think you are eligible for TFA funding, we will apply for the rebate for you. You don't need to apply yourself.
    • We and TFA take fraudulent declarations very seriously. If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact TFA directly on (02) 6262 5630.


Invoice due date is on enrolment date.

Payment for the White Card course can be made in person at CIT Student Services at CIT Reid, CIT Bruce, CIT Fyshwick, CIT Gungahlin and CIT Tuggeranong.

Please note: EFTPOS payment is no longer available. Staff can assist students to pay with debit/credit cards via CIT Self Service. For more information on all payment options visit ‘How to Pay’.


On the day of the course, you will need to show 100 points of ID. These include:

  1. *MANDATORY* One of the following: Birth Certificate, Passport, Citizenship Certificate
  2. One photo ID, for example: Australian Driver Licence, Proof of Identity card, WWVP card

For information on other accepted forms of ID and points please view the Proof of Identity page.

About the course

There are no prerequisites for this course.

CIT's White Card course is delivered face-to-face at CIT Bruce.

You are required to complete the 7 hour (1 day) course led by teacher/assessor.

The course is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.

To complete the course, you will also need to have the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • hard hat,
  • high vis vest,
  • ear protection, and
  • eye protection.

If you do not have this equipment, you can purchase the PPE via the CITSA shop or any hardware store.

Persons that satisfactorily complete the course will be eligible to apply for their White Card (National Construction Induction Card) through Access Canberra.

Please Note: You only have 60 days from issue of your CIT transcript to apply for your card. Applications are made online via the Access Canberra Website. Information regarding application fees can also be found here.

Course No.: SA-TS89
CRN Date Time Location
3199322 Aug 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3199929 Aug 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
320115 Sep 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3201712 Sep 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3202319 Sep 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3202926 Sep 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3203910 Oct 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3204517 Oct 23 9am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus
3205124 Oct 239am to 3:30pmK107 CIT Bruce Campus

How to enrol:

Register your interest for the next White Card courses.

All fields marked * are required

Full Name*
Phone Number*
Email Address*
Company Name
Number of Training Candidates
Current CIT Student?*
Late Attendance*
Due to the highly important nature of the safety/compliance information within this course I understand that if I arrive late to training, I will not be admitted to the course and I will be deemed non-compliant from the outset. CIT will not provide a refund due to late attendance, and students, upon request, transferred to the next available course and fees will apply. Please see this link for further details on CIT's Fee Policy.

Training Fund Authority discount eligibility

Do you perform 80% of your work in the ACT construction industry?
Are you able to supply evidence to support this?
For the course you are applying for, have you applied for the TFA rebate?


Course List

Description Delivery AA
Statement of Attainment General Construction Induction (White Card Training)

AA - these courses are available as apprenticeships, traineeships or Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbAs). See above for availability, or contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or

Delivery - FT = Full-time, PT = Part-time, ON = Online, FL = Flexible.