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White Card Training

Nationally recognised units of competency
CPCCWHS1001

Teaches participants how to carry out tasks safely whilst working in the construction industry.

WHITE CARD FACE-TO-FACE
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Course Dates

Location (WA) Start Date Places Left

For group bookings please call us on 1300 990 810.

Course Details

Certification

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

Students will also receive a ‘White Card’ licence (WA issued) which is nationally recognised throughout all states in Australia.

National unit of competency

  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Pinnacle Safety and Training is a WorkSafe WA approved provider of the White Card.

Course Duration

  • Face to face classroom training: 6 hours (group bookings only)

Price

Course Overview

Our white card construction induction training course is designed to train participants in how to carry out tasks safely whilst working in the construction industry.

The course teaches participants personal awareness of occupational health and safety legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in 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).

State Recognition and Currency

White Cards issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training are accepted in all states and territories in Australia.

Organisations and businesses may have internal polices which require that White Cards be obtained through specific training organisations, or by specific methods of training delivery. If in doubt, ask your prospective employer.

In WA, employers may require training to be repeated if workers are not in the workforce for more than two years.

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Identifying relevant standards and legislation requirements related to working on a construction site
  • Identifying construction hazards and control measures
  • Identify ways to communicate risks and hazards to superiors and workers on site
  • Applying basic risk management principles and assessment of construction work
  • Identifying responsibilities and rights of workers and supervisors on site
  • Applying safe work practices whilst working on construction sites

Course Inclusions

  • For groups, we offer face to face training conducted by an experienced instructor with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards and practices of occupational health and safety on a construction site. This includes practical hands-on training.

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Have access to valid photo ID (e.g. Driver’s Licence, passport, etc). Please note that arriving without this ID will result in you being turned away from the course
  • Have at least a Year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English

For our public courses at our purpose built training facility trainees must provide:

  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear

Great course! Seriously, I think every workplace should put staff through this, while it is particularly beneficial for construction - it really is relevant to all industries. Staff (as always) were lovely! The content itself was interesting, interactive, relevant, factual and easy to understand. Thank you for another great course, I look forward to my next one with Pinnacle!

Alysha S. - Umina Beach, NSW

Public Course Participant
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It was good - I worked at my own pace in between work shifts.

Stephen T. - Kurri Kurri, NSW

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The course content was very thorough and well organised. The on-line training was very easy to navigate. I would highly recommend this course. Thanks!

Susan S. - Engadine, NSW

Manns Earthmoving