Our White Card Training Chinchilla is a quality choice for your required induction health and safety course prior to working safely in the construction industry or as part of construction activities in other industries. It is also recommended if you have had a 2yrs, or more, gap from construction site activities. We provide CSQ funding for this training course – subject to you meeting eligibility criteria
White Card Training is general health and safety training and will introduce you to your obligations and required knowledge to work more safely and help prevent injury or harm to yourself and others. During the White Card Training in Chinchilla, you will learn how to identify and report common construction hazards, understand basic risk control measures, and the procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.
At Harness, we prefer delivering this course in person to ensure you get the most out of the training and are not simply ‘ticking a box’ – we take your safety seriously – and the engaging method of delivery will help you be safer at work as you learn from an instructor we have chosen due to their in-depth understanding of the environment you will be working in.
- UOC: CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
- Cost: From $99
- Duration: 4.5hrs
- Funding Available
With multi-industry application, this white card training is an important course and pre-requisite for entry level positions within construction related activities. It is also required for any you if you construction sites as part of your work.
White Card training covers the following key topics including; How to Identify workplace health and safety requirements of construction industry, common construction hazards and risk control measures, relevant health and safety communication and reporting processes and identifying incident and emergency response procedures.
More information is provided in the tabs below. Overall, this training is important to take seriously as there are many incidents that happen on construction sites and we want to ensure you are as safe as possible and that you truly appreciate the hazards that can impact you and colleagues’ safety.
White Card Training course contents includes the following key topics:
Identify workplace health and safety requirements of construction industry
- Identifying roles, responsibilities, and rights
- Jurisdictional health and safety legislative requirements
- Duty of care requirements
- Identifying safe work practices
- Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
- Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
- High-risk work licence
Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
- Risk management
- Risk assessment
- Identifying hazards
- Purpose & Use of PPE
- Hierarchy of risk control
Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes
- Health and safety documents are identified and discussed
- Workplace inspections
- Incident reports
- Responsibilities & Roles of different health and safety personnel
- Safety signs and symbols are identified and explained
- Procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
Identify incident and emergency response procedures
- Responding to incidents and emergencies
- Procedures for accessing first aid are identified
- Types and purpose of fire safety equipment are identified and discussed
If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a certificate which indicates the Statement of Attainments as recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This is a nationally recognised certification. The Statement is issued by us, Harness Energy (RTO 40521).
The White Card Training ‘Statement of attainment’ is for the Nationally Accredited Units of Competency:
- CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
The Certificate is usually needed as evidence for your employer for safety and compliance requirements.
NOTE: CPCWHS1001 Supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
No Course pre-requisities apply. Minimum age for White card is 13yrs old. Please note this is a classroom based training course. Also review the important requirements applicable to all courses.
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Frequently Asked Questions
White Card refers to the required training prior to any work on or around construction sites. If you have had a few years away from construction work then it is recommended that you refresh with this course. Safety is not something to take lightly – and neither are your obligations to safety of yourself or colleagues.
This white card training also includes industries and roles outside general construction but who undertake construction activities
Yes if you qualify for Construction Skills QLD funding – we have information on our CSQ Funded Training page. Alternatively your employer may subsidise training or as the course is relatively cost effective, you can self-fund – and it may something you can claim on tax (subject to seeking professional tax advice)
Yes it is. The current name for White Card is CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. White card was the previously known name and thus the name that has stuck!
It is also relevant to industries and roles outside general construction but who undertake construction activities.
A White card, the General Construction Induction Card, is accepted across Australia. It is the most current version of induction training for this construction industry.
The white card does not have an expiry date – however, recommendations do exist depending on your role and industry. It is also recommended if you have had a gap from construction industry of 2 yrs or more.
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