CIT White Card training supports the attainment of basic WHS knowledge required prior to undertaking designated work tasks within any of the sectors within the construction industry or workplace.
Successful completion covers the requirements specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) which is required before entering a construction work site. Our web based White Card course has recently been approved by the ACT Regulator (Work Safe ACT).
This program achieves a unit of competency from the CPC Training Package.
|Statement of Attainment - training in Construction Induction [from CPC]|
|Compulsory attendance at a one day workshop (6 hours).|
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
Likely Job Outcome:
|Induction training for construction work|
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Please see the White Card page for upcoming course dates.
You need to have access to a working web camera for this course. You also need to have Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including a hard hat, High Vis vest, ear protection and eye protection. If you don’t have PPE, please email email@example.com before enrolling.
On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for the National Construction Induction Card. You have 60 days from issue of transcript to apply for your card. Applications are made online via the Access Canberra Website The cost will be $39 and is payable at the time of applying for the card (CIT does not issue the card).
A rebate may be available to eligible participants from the Training Fund Authority. Note that Training Fund Authority requires your application to be approved under their authority PRIOR to the course beginning.
Our web based White Card course has recently been approved by the ACT Regulator (Work Safe ACT).
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 1 subject
Core: Complete 1 subject
- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CIT Code: WPHS117 Cost: Full fee $130.00
Description: This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work. This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of: • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations; • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria. It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements. Prerequisites: Nil
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com