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Obtaining A General Safety Induction Card through the White Card Course

The Course, CPCCOHS1001A ‘Work safely in the construction industry’ is competency-based and involves final assessments (online knowledge and short answer questions and verbal questions over the phone). Our leading edge program is delivered online and has been designed and delivered by experienced instructional designers and trainers who have substantial experience in workplace health and safety within the building and construction industry.

Upon successfully completing the course a laminated White Card will be provided to you. It will have a serial number and will contain your signature and the date of the course. You will also be issued with a certificate of completion once you have successfully completed the program.

For the course you will need an Observer to witness you doing the program and to sign off the Observer Section of the statutory declaration.

Topics covered by the course are categorised into four basic sections:

Section 1 covers how to identify workplace health and safety (WH&S) requirements;

Section 2 provides training on how to identify construction hazards and control measures;

Section 3 trains you how to identify WH&S communications and reporting processes;

Section 4 deals with incident response procedures.

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These sections include:

  • Basic information on the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 (PDF) Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 2008 and codes of practice
  • Risk management
  • Principal contractor’s safety plan
  • Work method statements
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Basic emergency procedures such as first aid, evacuation plans and procedures
  • Causes of fires and types of controls
  • Reporting hazards to relevant persons at the workplace
  • Obligations of principal contractors, employers, self-employed persons, workers and others
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officers
  • Duty of care under common law, and
  • Workplace recording of work injuries, work caused illnesses and dangerous events.

Course Duration:

Please allow approximately 3-4 hours to complete this course and the related assessments may add 45 to 60 minutes for the knowledge and short answer assessment, and 10 to 15 minutes for the phone assessment.

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Course Delivery:

This course is delivered completely online. You may complete the course from the convenience of your home or office. You can even start the course and complete just a part of it, and then finish it another time – the online course remembers where you got to and will start from there next time.

Once you have completed the short answer assessment, your answers are marked by our Assessors. We aim to mark your assessment as soon as possible, but in busy periods it may take up to 1-2 business days to mark your assessment.

The fee to complete this course is $38.90 payable on commencement (All transactions are displayed and processed in AUD). This fee includes postal dispatch of your White Card once all requirements have been met. Your White Card will be dispatched typically within three working days of receipt of the required Statutory Declarations.

You will receive detailed instructions of exactly what is required when doing this course, before you have to pay, when you click on the button below:

Would you like the training delivered onsite at your organisation?

We have qualified trainers that can deliver this course onsite at your organisation. Please contact us for pricing options for face to face onsite delivery.

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