White Card Training (QLD Construction Industry)

A general construction industry safety induction white card (previously known as a ‘blue card’) is issued to a person who successfully completes training in the unit of competency CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

LocationNHST Head office or Off-site by Request

Course Schedule1/2 Day

Delivery ModeFace to Face

Course Times7.45am to 12.00pm

Course Outcomes

Course Outcomes
On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment with the unit of competency CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and a Nationally Recognised White Card.


CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Frequently Asked Questions

General induction training teaches people the knowledge and skills described in the unit of competency to ‘Work Safely in the Construction Industry’. General induction is a structured training course that has a nominal duration of 4 hours face-to-face delivery (however other means of teaching delivery are available).

This can be extended, where necessary, to accommodate learning preferences or special learning needs. The course assessment will require the demonstration of all the elements of induction training as specified in the unit of competency. You should therefore expect that the course be delivered by a trainer who has experience in Workplace Health and Safety and/or the Building and Construction industry. Upon successfully completing the course a laminated card will be provided to you. It will have a serial number and should contain your signature and the date of the course.

Course Topics

  • Identify and understand roles, responsibilities and rights of duty holders:
  • Duty of care under common law
  • Rights, responsibilities and enforcement provisions under OHS legislation
  • Understand OHS communication and reporting processes:
  • Mechanisms for raising issues and reporting unsafe conditions
  • Role and function of OHS representatives, committees or other OHS consultation arrangements
  • Apply the principles of risk management:
  • Identify hazards
  • Assess risks
  • Control risks (including the hierarchy of control)
  • Monitor and review
  • Identify common hazards and control measures:
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances (including asbestos) and dangerous goods
  • Noise
  • Plant and equipment (including inspection, maintenance, licensing requirements)
  • UV radiation
  • Electrical safety
  • Traffic and mobile plant
  • Working at heights (including falling objects)
  • Excavations (including trenches)
  • Confined spaces
  • Unplanned collapse
  • Hot and cold working environments
  • Infectious diseases
  • Interpret and apply safety information and documentation:
  • OHS management plans
  • Work method statements, material safety data sheets, safety signs
  • Use safe work practices:
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Amenities
  • Smoking
  • Bullying/harassment
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Respond to WHS incidents:
  • First-aid
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Emergency procedures
  • Workers’ compensation and injury management

Assessment Method:

  1. Theory Assessment
  2. Demonstration/Role Play

Course Pre-Requisites
There are no applicable course pre-requisites.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills to a Level 2.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required. NSHT require an enrolment form and LLN questionnaire to be completed prior to receiving a Booking Confirmation so that we may determine your Level of LLN and what support services may need to be provided. Where NHST can not make reasonable adjustment, we will refer the candidate to external support services.

Participants must:
Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills and
have the ability to read, hear and write English. Reasonable adjustment can be made, so please contact us to discuss options

Provide the following evidence:

You are required to produce the following evidence in it’s original form prior to commencing your White card Course.
                        One category A + two category B            OR         Two category A + one category B
At least one category A document must be photographic and show a full name and DOB. 

Category A documents Status
• Australian Birth Certificate – full (not an Extract or a Commemorative Certificate)
• Bicentennial Birth Certificate (born in 1988)
Australian Citizenship Certificate/Naturalisation Certificate Current
Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)
– Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status
– Visa Evidence Card (with PLO56 Visa)
• Queensland or Federal police officer photo identity card.
Queensland High Risk Work licence (photographic)
• Australian Passport (including Australian Document of Identity)
Foreign Passport
• Australian photo driver licence
Queensland Accreditation/Authorisation (laminated) Current or expired less than
– Driver/rider trainer; pilot/escort vehicle driver; dangerous goods driver; tow truck driver/assistant two years
– Bus; taxi; limousine driver.
DIBP – ImmiCard; Temporary or Resident Visa; Document for travel to Australia. Note: Valid up to five years after
Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is not accepted. issue
Queensland Card 18+ (laminated). Issued after 01/01/1992
Category B documents – must be Australian issued documents Status
• Australian Defence Force photo identity card (excluding civilians)
• Australian Firearm Licence (with photo)
Australian Security Guard/Crowd Controller Licence (with photo)
• Department of Veterans’ Affairs/Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card (including Healthcare card) Current
• Education institution student identity document (must include photo and/or signature)
• Financial institution debit/credit card (must include signature and embossed/printed name)
Medicare card (Green, Blue or Yellow)
Interstate government-issued or government-approved Proof of Age Card.

Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services. Please read our Participant Handbook before enrolling.

If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options

Credit Transfer
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold


Payment Options

  • Credit Card/Cash/EFT/Direct Deposit
  • Payment Plan is not available for this program
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Get in touch

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666 | Fax: (07) 4927 0699
Email: admin@nhst.com.au

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