Construction Induction Training (White Card) is compulsory for any person employed or engaged to perform construction work in the building and construction industry. The training delivers the national Unit of Competency CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
Three Things You Must Bring on the Day
- A Unique Student Identifier (USI) number. Get yours here
- If you are under 18 you must have a permission form signed by a parent or guardian. You can find your form here. Participants must be turning 16 or over in the year of enrollment into the Short Course
- Evidence of your identity and entitlement to study in Australia
Photo ID Other ID Enough? A current Australian or New Zealand passport Nothing else needed
Current driver’s licence
Current Keypass or other ‘proof of age’ card with photo
And a Current green Medicare card
Passport from another country
Australian Birth Certificate (not Birth Extract)
Formal documentation issued by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection confirming permanent residence
This unit of competency supports the attainment of the basic OHS knowledge required prior to undertaking tasks within any of the sectors within the construction industry. The unit relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).
The course runs from 8.30am – 4.30pm, including training plus assessment.
Students that complete this course will gain skills and knowledge on the following topics:
- Rights and responsibilities under OHS law
- Common hazards and risks in the construction industry
- Basic risk management principles
- Communicating and reporting OHS issues
- Incident response
- Better design and construct dwellings.
There are no pre-requisites for this course. However, this course is delivered and assessed in English. Students must have basic English speaking and listening skills to complete the training successfully.
Each participant who completes the Construction Induction Training (CIT/White Card) course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders and the standard Construction Induction Training Card by Victorian WorkCover Authority Victoria.
For further details click on the Course Information Sheet.
“This training session was found to be very informative and relevant to the industry. The trainers made it very easy to complete this course and the facilities were more than suitable.”Gilbert Underwood, GCOM Services Ltd
“As a graduate employee, I found this was a great bridge between my university teachings and workplace requirements.”Luke van den Heuvel, Ireland Brown Constructions