The White Card course is a mandatory requirement for anyone who wants to work in the construction industry. This course focuses on how to keep yourself and others safe when working on a construction site.
If you are an overseas student you can now enrol with Blue Dog Training to undertake the ‘White Card’ course CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
Blue Dog Training will issue a Queensland or Western Australian White Card depending on your state of residence. Tasmanian White Cards are issued by WorkSafe Tasmania after you have completed your training with Blue Dog.
State White Cards are nationally recognised and accepted across Australia.
Blue Dog Training currently offers face to face, online and virtual classroom (Zoom) delivery. Availability will vary depending on your state of residence.
The delivery of the White Card course varies from state to state due to differing legislation requirements. For specific delivery details please use the above buttons to navigate to your delivery location.
National Recognised Unit of Competency: CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
While working through the above topics you will be required to complete assessments to demonstrate an understanding of the material. The types of assessments are outlined below.
All White Cards are nationally recognised in each state of Australia.
The nominal hours identified for this unit of competency is six (6) hours. With competency-based training if a learner already has defined skills knowledge and experience a reduced amount of training may be enough to ensure they fully absorb the required knowledge and gain the skills required for this unit of competency. This in turn is reflected in the learner’s progression rate through the unit of competency.
We can issue you a replacement White Card if you did your training with us originally or if you completed it through another RTO and you have a Statement of Attainment as evidence. Simply fill out our online replacement form.
If you have lost your previously issued Blue Card, it cannot be replaced. You will need to complete a White Card Course (CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) and be issued with a new White Card. You can book a QLD White Card Course here.
The issuing of your White Card will vary depending on your state of residence. The statement of attainment will be emailed to you the following working day after the completion of the course.
Yes. A person holding an eligible Student Visa can complete the CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry ‘White Card’ course under the Education Services for Overseas Students (Exempt Courses) Instrument 2021 which came into effect on 29 June 2021. The conditions for student enrolment are the same as identified on the website including that students must be physically located in Queensland, Tasmania, or Western Australia at the time of their training and assessment.
Your White Card will not expire, however if you have been out of the construction industry for a period of two years or more you will need to redo the course.
We can issue you a replacement white card if you did your training with us originally or if you have completed it through another RTO and you have a Statement of Attainment as evidence.
A company account provides an easy and affordable process to arrange construction induction training for your employees or students