White Card - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Duration1 day
Pre-requisitesThis course is available for anyone intending to work in the Australian Construction Industry. A functional level of English language communication and comprehension skills are required to be successful. Relevant assistance and support can be made available to you - please enquire for further information.

It is mandatory that applicants provide ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC evidence to ensure their identity is able to be confirmed prior to the issue of a White Card e.g. driver's license or passport.

You must provide a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) during the online enrolment process.

NOTE: Concession rate is only with a current CITB card. No Health Care Card, Pension Concession Card or Veterans Affairs Card is acceptable.
Accredited UnitsPrepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)

Description

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:
- Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations
- Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia
- Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria

On successful completion of the course, an academic transcript and a White Card is approved by your Assessor and issued by TAFE SA.

The White Card is the method used to formally recognise that an individual has attended Work Health and Safety Induction training relevant to the Building and Construction Industry. Some campuses can provide on-site training for companies or groups - minimum 10 participants (please enquire for more information).

Please enquire if you believe your current skills, knowledge and qualifications meet the essential criteria for this unit of competency as you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Short Course Delivery Locations Help…

LocationApplication
ElizabethDates to be advisedEnquire Now
$130.00
Cost includes personal protective equipment. Concession rate is only with a current CITB card. No other concessions apply.
$50.00 (CITB)
1 day x 6 hours
TBA

CITB funding may be available but cannot be guaranteed. You MUST check on the CITB website to see if your membership is still approved at the time of enrolment.
Enquire8207 2860
TonsleyDates to be advisedEnquire Now
$130.00
Cost includes personal protective equipment. Concession rate is only with a current CITB card. No other concessions apply.
$50.00 (CITB)
1 day x 6 hours
TBA

CITB funding may be available but cannot be guaranteed. You MUST check on the CITB website to see if your membership is still approved at the time of enrolment.
Enquire8207 2860
No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

White Card - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
- Legislative requirements, duty of care and construction safe work practices
- Hazard Management and Personal Protective Equipment
- Roles of health and safety personnel and reporting of hazards, incidents and injuries
- First aid procedures
- Safety signs and symbols
- fire safety equipment

Learners will be assessed in the following ways:
1. A simple written assessment to check facts of WHS knowledge, signs and symbols and how they are used in the construction industry. (The option of a verbal assessment is offered if you have difficulty in writing. If you wish to discuss assessment options please notify administration staff when you apply. Your details will be provided to the relevant Assessor who will discuss options with you.)
2. An oral assessment to ensure you can verbally demonstrate that you can identify construction hazards, reduce or remove risks, your understanding of procedures in relation to hazards, emergencies, incidents, meaning of signs and symbols and role of health and safety personnel.
3. A Personal Protective Equipment assessment to determine that you can correctly fit eye and ear protection, hard hat and high visibility reflective vest.