White Card WA (CPCWHS1001)
A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT PRIOR TO UNDERTAKING CONSTRUCTION WORK IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The nationally recognised CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry unit of competency is designed for people who work in or wish to enter the construction industry. The Construction White Card replaces the previous construction induction tickets (e.g. Blue Card, Green Card and Red Card). A White Card course is a mandatory work, health and safety training requirement before undertaking any construction work. This course aims to enhance awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.
This course supersedes and is equivalent to the CPCCWHS1001 - Work safely in the construction industry unit of competency.
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- Definition of construction work
- OHS/WHS legislative framework
- Identification of hazards and risks, and implementation of control measures
- Consultation and communication
- Construction industry knowledge and terminology
- Understanding workplace signage
- Accidents, incidents and emergency response
- Site safety
All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment and a construction induction card, or White Card, for the CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry unit. This is a nationally recognised unit of competency.
Enrol In White Card Training Today
When looking to undergo the CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry unit of competency to obtain your Construction White Card, choose Down to Earth. We are a well-regarded registered training organisation in Perth, Western Australia. To enrol in this course or if you would like to find out more about obtaining your White Card in WA, please contact us by calling (08) 9528 8888 today.
The candidate requirements for the CPCCWHS1001 White Card training includes:
- Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
- Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
- Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information: http://www.usi.gov.au
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy, and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy, or numeracy issues.
What is White Card training?
The purpose of the White Card Course (CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the workplace) is to develop knowledge and awareness of health and safety legislative requirements to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. This course is mandatory for meeting work, health and safety training requirements and must be obtained before undertaking any construction work.
How long does a White Card last in Western Australia?
White Cards do not expire, though the unit will upgrade occasionally.
How long does White Card training take?
Our White Card Course take approximately 4 hours to complete.
How much does a White Card cost?
We charge $100 per person for a White Card.
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible
workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the
Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.