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Statement of Attainment General Construction Induction (White Card Training)


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”


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

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


This course will be conducted via face-to-face training over a 6 hour period in one day.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:


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.

Application Type:

Skills Training

Additional Information

General construction induction training provides basic knowledge of construction work, the work health and safety laws that apply, common hazards likely to be encountered in construction work, and how the associated risks can be controlled. General construction induction training must be delivered in Australia by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and cover the content set out in the specified Vocational Education and Training (VET) course for general construction induction training.

Enrolment Information

For information on enrolment, dates, and rebates, please visit the White Card Training page.

Entry Requirements

Skills Recognition

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

Complete 1 subject

Complete 1

  • 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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For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email