OHS White Card Training Required For Varying Roles In Construction
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.
One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.
A White Card and Statement of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry will be awarded on successful completion of this course.
Please note, when the White Card is issued to you – you must sign the White Card immediately.
People who need a White Card may include:
There are no formal pre-requisite units required for entry into this course.
You will however require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
In order for us to issue you with a White Card at the end of your training we require you to provide 100 points of valid identification as per the WHSQ guidelines.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
The minimum requirement to confirm your course enrolment is to provide us with a Unique Student Identifier and payment.
You will also need to complete your enrolment form and upload photo ID. Valid and current photo identification will be required in order to issue your White Card.
This unit is delivered in-class only and is not available by distance or online learning. The Office of Industrial Relations Workplace Health and Safety Queensland requires all White Card training to be face to face in Queensland. Recognition of Prior Learning is not available for this course.
Everyone learns at different rates and therefore the duration of the assessment will vary from person to person. As a guide, participants should allow approximately four hours to complete this unit with additional time and trainer support if required.
Available in QLD ONLY at the following locations:
This course is usually delivered from 1pm – 5pm, after the Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training however, you will receive your specific course schedule on enrolment. You can opt to complete both the RSA and White Card on the same day through our combined course option. Questions? Email us.
On successful completion of this course, you may wish to further your studies with:
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With the harmonisation of work health and safety laws under the Model WHS Act, the construction induction card (White Card) is mutually recognised in all states and territories.
Mutual recognition arrangements amongst the states and territories enhance the capacity of construction workers to move across state/territory boundaries without the need to undertake construction induction training in each jurisdiction.
If you are unsure which White Card you should complete you can always discuss it with your employer or relevant work health and safety regulatory authority.
A White Card now replaces the previous Blue Card. Blue cards are still valid and do not yet have an expiry date. However, if you have lost your blue card you will need to do a White Card course as Blue Cards are no longer issued.
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