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Obtaining A General Safety Induction Card through the White Card Course

The Course, CPCCWHS1001: Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is competency-based and involves final assessments (online knowledge questions and verbal questions over video link). 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 statement of attainment once you have successfully completed the program.

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 5 hours to complete this course and the related knowledge assessments, and 1 hour for the live video verbal assessment.

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Course Delivery:

This course is delivered online, with a mandatory live video verbal assessment once you have completed all other assessments. 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’ve completed the knowledge and live video verbal assessment, your answers are marked by our Assessors immediately.

You will also need a selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to complete the live video verbal assessment. We can provide the PPE as an extra during registration.

The fee to complete this course is $57.50 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 course finalisation (one-day turnaround if Express Delivery option is ticked).

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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