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Statement of Attainment General Construction Induction (White Card Training)


Nationally compliant safety training for workers in the ACT and NSW construction industry. (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the 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.

*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 in the White Card online.

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


Statement of Attainment - General Construction Induction (White Card Training)

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CIT Bruce 


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. You are required to complete the 7 hours (1 day) online course lead by a teacher/ assessor, then you have up to 2 weeks to have all of your assessments submitted.
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.
Please Note: You only have 60 days from issue of your CIT transcript to apply for your white card. Applications are made online via the Access Canberra Website. The cost will be $40 and is payable at the time of applying for the card.

Cost Info:

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Likely Job Outcome:

By completing CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and applying for your White Card through Access Canberra you will be able to work in the construction industry in ACT and NSW.

Application Type:

Skills Training

Additional Information

Payment for the White Card course can be made through CIT Self Service via $ My Account/Pay by Card or through BPay facilities. For more information on all payment options visit 'How to Pay'.
Payment is due at time of enrolment.
100 points of ID is required for enrolment. For information on accepted forms of ID and points please view the Proof of Identity page.
To complete this course, you are required 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.

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Entry Requirements

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

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.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

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

Subject Information

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  • CPCWHS1001   Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS146
      Cost: Full fee $150.00
      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

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