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General Construction Induction (White Card Training)

White Card

National code compliant safety training for workers in the ACT and NSW construction industry.

All persons on a construction site must complete WHS Induction training and obtain the General Construction Induction (White Card Training) before they are permitted on a building site.

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
COST: $150*
A rebate may be available to eligible participants from the Training Fund Authority (TFA).

Note: The ACT Training Fund may offer a rebate for eligible people employed in the ACT construction industry. To find out how to apply for the rebate, visit

If you are eligible for a rebate, DO NOT enrol online for the White Card.

Please contact CIT High Risk on (02) 6207 8027 or email:, to complete the details required for the TFA Rebate, PRIOR to enrolling in the course.


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 virtually through a combination of real time video conferencing, the use of a self-paced learning and assessment program, and the submission of student video answers.

To attend the course, you will need access to a laptop, desktop or tablet device with a web camera and an up-to-date internet browser. You will also need a reliable internet connection.

If you do not have access to a suitable electronic device or reliable internet, or if you feel that you will struggle with our virtual course, please contact CIT High Risk on (02) 6207 8027 to discuss the additional support we can offer.

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.

Register your interest for the next White Card courses.

Fields marked with * are required.

Full Name*
Phone Number*
Email Address*

Need help?

Our Student Services team can help answer any questions you might have. Please call us on (02) 6207 3188 or email

Step 1 - Log into CIT Self Service

Step 2 - Apply

Your application type is "Skills Training"

Step 3 - Enrol

You will need to enter your CRN (Class Reference Number). See table above.

If you require assistance with your online enrolment, please contact Student Services on 6207 3188 or email

If you plan to enrol on the day, please also contact Student Services one working day prior to the scheduled class to confirm the class has not been postponed or cancelled. Those who have enrolled will be notified by email should the class be postponed one day prior to course date.

Course List

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

AA | ASbA - 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.