This course establishes the mandatory work health and safety training that is required prior to undertaking work in the construction industry.
As a part of the training, you will be required 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.
A White Card is a mandatory requirement for workers who are employed in the construction sector across all states and territories in Australia. It is a hazardous and high-risk industry where every day presents new challenges as a project progresses from inception to completion.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who works in, or is looking to work in the construction industry.
How is the course delivered?
Face-to-face, classroom setting. Minimum of 6 hours duration.
Are there any prerequisites?
No. However students must be at least 14 years of age to enrol and complete this course.
How will I be assessed?
This course requires you to demonstrate competency by completing both theory and practical assessments.
Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Training for CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (QLD White Card).