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 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 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
For participants under Visa Class 500 – Please note that we are not covered by CRICOS, and due to the visa condition 8202 we will be unable to provide training to you. If on the day of training we discover that you are ineligible unfortunately we will be unable to issue a refund for the course payment.
If you are concerned that this condition may affect you please contact us prior to your course start date.
|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
Important– If you are unable to provide the correct ID, we cannot issue you with your Statement of Attainment and WorkSafe cannot issue you with a White Card.
White card course 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 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 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 will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders and the standard Construction Induction Training Card by Victorian WorkCover Authority Victoria.
“The training provided by MBA is more than sufficient to prepare myself for the workforce. It is well structured and relevant to the industry. In addition it is current with a high focus on trainee compliance and strong outcomes.”Jeremy Dixon, Rail Project Victoria
“The content is delivered by industry experts that relate it back to your background, making the content easier to understand and learn.” (2019)Andrew Christian Porco, Icon Construction
“Our trainer was informative and interactive with great theory and detailed information including case studies. I really enjoyed it!” (2019)Emily Poulton, Baytech Industrial
“Great course delivery. Easy and interesting to follow with current and relevant workplace examples. Provides a lot of useful information in a day-long course” (2018)Justina Ding, Metrobuild Pty Ltd.
“I’m new to the construction industry and have been working in a drafting capacity. I found the White Card course an excellent overview to give an introductory understanding to the hazards and safety requirements to enter a construction site.” (2018)Lucy Allnutt, Jacaranda Industries