CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)


The White Card course is a mandatory requirement for anyone who wants to work in the construction industry. This course focuses on how to keep yourself and others safe when working on a construction site.


The delivery of the White Card course varies from state to state due to differing legislation requirements. 


National Recognised Unit of Competency: CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)

Course Content:

The topics covered include:

  • Health and safety legislative requirements for construction work
  • Construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Incident and emergency response
  • Selection and fitting of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

While working through the above topics you will be required to complete assessments to demonstrate an understanding of the material. The types of assessments are outlined below.

  • Theory Questions
  • Verbal Questions
  • Practical Assessment (Proper fitting of personal protective equipment)

Enrolment requirements:

To enrol into this course, you will need the following:


In some states legislation requires Face to Face training and will take 1 day to complete your white card. In those states that you can do the course online, you will need PPE to be able to demonstrate its use to the assessor


This unit is a very competive in price, so we suggest you do a Internet Search for “White Card” in your suburb. The course outcome and delivery standards are mandated, just ensure upon completion you obtain your “Statement of Attainment” and your physical state White Card.