Statistics show that between 1 January 2017 and 27 September 2017 there have been 23 fatalities as a result of accidents in the workplace
in Australia. The White Card course in VIC is designed to raise awareness of best practices to eliminate risks that cause injuries
and fatalities in the work place. To work in the Construction Industry, you need to complete a White Card course.
This course requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) legislative requirements,
and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.
This White Card course covers the basic OHS knowledge required prior to commencing work tasks within any of the sectors of the construction
If organising a onsite training, we can facilitate the White Card course nationally.
TCP Training is not registered with CRICOS, as such we are unable to conduct training and assessment for those with study restrictions on their visa. This includes but is not limited to the International Student Visa (subclass 500), you can check the entitlements of your visa here.
This White Card course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible
chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or
Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.
Students must be 14 years old at the time of sitting the course.
Students will be assessed during the classroom session. Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate
competency across the unit.
Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the program.
If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the White Card course at the full
Students must bring:
- Valid Photo ID
There are 3 components to this program:
- Theory training in the classroom
- Practical training in the classroom
- Assessment for both knowledge and skills
This White Card course is licenced through WorkSafe VIC and we must deliver the program as per their requirements which include:
- All students must have valid photo ID on the day of training.
- Training must be conducted over a minimum period of 6hrs not including breaks.
- A Statement of Attainment (SOA) must be issued to students if they satisfactorily complete all assessments, demonstrating competency
in the program.
An SOA is valid for 60 days after the date issued. With this, students can go onto any construction site immediately after the course.
Student who do not bring valid photo ID on the day will not be accepted into the White Card course and will have to rebook,
paying 50% of the course cost.
Once a competent mark is awarded, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Work safely in the construction
Certificates are emailed to students however hard copy is available for additional fee.
In addition to the statement of attainment, an SOA is issued and is valid for 60 days. The final WorkSafe VIC White Card will be posted
to the students address within the 60 days.
White Card VIC Course Description (277 KB)
Student Handbook (593 KB)
The cost for this White Card course is $130 in Dandenong or Melbourne CBD per person.
White Card course delivered in Dandenong & Melbourne CBD for public.