Course Info

Course Summary

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. The course is conducted over a mandatory 6 hours, excluding breaks. This White Card course is recognised under the VET Quality Framework, ASQA & is recognised by WorkCover NSW. This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of WHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

Course Duration

6.5 hours

Before You Book

  • Arrive 15 minutes early or 30 minutes early if you have booked into a George Street Course
  • Bring a pen and paper
  • Students must be 14 years old prior to attending the course
  • Make sure you will be on time as you will forfeit your booking, this is a WorkCover stipulation
  • Please read our Cancellation Policy and Student Handbook 
  • White Card training is conducted by TCP Training, RTO 91118.

This Course Covers

  1. Identify WHS legislative requirements
  2. Identify construction hazards and control measures
  3. Identify WHS communication and reporting processes
  4. Identify WHS incident response procedures

After Your Course

Why Choose this Course?

In order to work on a construction site in Australia, you must complete a White Card training course. This course covers Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury & illness in the construction industry. Each successful participant of the White Card (WHS general induction for construction work) course will be issued a White Card (the NSW Construction Induction Card) from WorkCover, formerly known as a 'Green Card'. This course is available in Campbelltown. Click on the course location above to book in.

Foundation Skills

Language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills essential to performance in this unit but not explicit in the performance criteria:

  • Numeracy skills to: locate and recognise numbers commonly used in safety signs.
  • Oral communication skills to: ask questions to clarify instructions, listen to instructions to identify key safety information, tell another person about a construction problem or hazard.
  • Reading skills to: follow simple pictorial safety instructions, follow simple safety instructions that are written in English.
  • Problem-solving skills to: select risk control measures.

How is the Course Assessed?

​Assessment of this unit consists of 3 assessment tasks:

Answering a series of multiple choice and short answer written questions.
Answering a series of short answer oral questions.
Observation of learners demonstrating correct fitting of personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Learners must be deemed Competent or Satisfactory in all the above tasks.

Extra Notes

Priority is given to students who pre-pay for courses as numbers are restricted. ATS reserves the right to reschedule courses if there are not sufficient numbers to run.

To book: Check out our training schedule for a suitable date and then either book online, call us on 1300 541 773 or email us at to reserve a place in the course.

Course Enrolment