Prepare to work safely in the construction industry with this white card course in Melbourne. This accredited short course is delivered and assessed by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no 3935). For detailed course and fee information, please view the white card Melbourne Course Information Sheet.
Who is this course designed for?
Construction Induction Training (White Card) is compulsory for any person employed or engaged to perform construction work in the building and construction industry. Possession of a white card is a mandatory legal requirement for all those who carry out construction work, including site managers, supervisors, surveyors, tradespeople and labourers. White card training Melbourne delivered by Master Builders covers all basic operational and safety procedures needed to work on construction sites.
This white card training course in Melbourne delivers the national unit of competency:
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
Items you must bring on the day
When attending this Nationally Recognised Training course, you are required to bring the following items:
- 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 enrolment into the 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
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
White card course Melbourne overview
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 white card training Melbourne course runs for one day, from 8.30am – 4.30pm, this includes the assessment that students are required to sit at the end of the day.
Students that complete this white card Melbourne course will gain necessary 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.
There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this white card training course. However, this course is delivered and assessed in English. Students must have basic English speaking and listening skills to complete this training successfully.
Each participant who completes their Construction Induction Training/White Card course Melbourne will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders and the standard Construction Induction Training Card by Victorian WorkCover Authority Victoria.
“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