CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Skills Training College’s Sydney white card training is your gateway to a rewarding career in the construction industry.

Our CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry, provides you with the vital skills needed for a safe and productive career in construction. This training goes beyond the fundamentals, teaching you to prioritise your safety and that of your onsite teammates.

  • Comprehensive Training: Our 6-hour course, recognised nationally, will teach you about safety and operational practices in construction.
  • Quick Certification for Immediate Career Start: Join us for just $125 and get your statement of attainment on the same day, allowing you to jumpstart your career without delay.
  • Expertise from a Leading RTO: STC, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO no. 45654) trusted Australia wide, offers education aligned with the newest industry standards.

Sign up now for our White Card Course at our Sydney venue and begin your journey towards a successful construction career.

Construction PPE training during White Card Course with Skills Training College



In just six hours, you’ll delve into crucial elements such as workplace safety regulations, hazard recognition, risk assessment, and effective safety reporting techniques. Our distinctive teaching approach combines written and oral assessments with practical demonstrations, ensuring your proficiency in managing OHS incidents and emergencies.

The course encompasses learning how to identify and report typical construction hazards, comprehend measures for risk control, and respond effectively to incidents and emergencies. It stands out for its emphasis on practical skills, particularly in the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for maintaining a safe working environment.

Ignite the confidence to kickstart your construction career – enroll in the White Card course at Skills Training College Sydney now!


Price: $125
Delivery: In Person, Face-to-Face Training
Duration: 1 Day (6 Hours)

What You'll Learn

This course is crafted to turn you into a skilled advocate of occupational health and safety in the construction sector. It’s more than just theoretical learning; it equips you to actively promote safer working conditions and reduce the risk of injuries.

The curriculum covers a wide range of essential topics. Upon successful completion, you will possess:

  • A thorough grasp of Workplace Health and Safety Regulations, crucial for ensuring both compliance and a safe working environment.
  • The ability to identify potential hazards and risks, a key skill in averting dangerous scenarios.
  • Expertise in Health and Safety Reporting Processes, essential for ongoing improvements in safety.
  • A solid understanding of OHS Incident and Emergency Response Procedures, preparing you for quick, appropriate, and effective action in critical situations.

Enrol at Skills Training College Sydney and become a committed safety champion in the construction industry.



Seamless enrollment awaits at our Sydney White Card Course! No prior academic achievements are required, making it an ideal choice for industry newcomers or those aspiring to enter it.

However, before enrolling, students must meet specific fundamental White Card training prerequisites. Each student bears the responsibility of ensuring compliance with the following essential criteria:

  • Be 14 years old or over. Any student under the age of 18 must submit a Parental Consent Form before commencing training.
  • All students will require a USI Number before enroling. To create your Free USI number visit www.usi.gov.au.
  • Photo ID to be presented on the day
  • Consent to a photo on the day of head, neck, and shoulders
  • Be able to locate and recognise numbers commonly used in safety signs.
  • Communicate effectively by asking questions to clarify instructions and identify a construction problem or hazard.
  • Read and follow simple pictorial safety instructions and simple safety instructions written in English.
  • You must notify the office if you need any additional literacy or numeracy support
  • Complete pre-course learning and pre-course quiz
  • Enrolment is open to those already enrolled in a main course with a CRICOS-registered provider
  • Hold a student visa that allows for additional short course enrollment (verification with the Department of Home Affairs is advised prior to enrolment).
  • Students must satisfy the language skill requirements as per the Migration (IMMI 18/015: English Language Tests and Evidence Exemptions for Subclass 500 (Student) Visa) Instrument 2018
  • Pass the LLN assessment provided by Skills Training College, where English language test exemptions are applicable.


At Skills Training College, the CPCWHS1001 course is focused on interactive and practical learning, delivered in a full-day, on-site workshop at our contemporary training facility. The course encompasses hands-on demonstrations, assessment of knowledge via multiple-choice quizzes, and project tasks that involve assessing and managing safety risks.

Additionally, the program includes instruction on the utilisation of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, eye and hearing protection, and high-visibility vests. This approach ensures a comprehensive learning experience in construction safety.


At Skills Training College, we are dedicated to offering nationally accredited training programs that are current and affordable. In line with this commitment, we have priced our White Card Course at just $125, reflecting our focus on making quality education accessible to all.

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Obtaining a White Card, also known as a construction induction card, demonstrates to prospective employers your competence in workplace safety, hazard identification, and legal compliance. This certification opens doors to numerous positions in the construction field, including:

  • Construction Worker
  • Labourer
  • Site Operations Specialist
  • Tradesperson (like Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters)
  • Site Manager
  • Foreman
  • Heavy Machinery Operator

Successfully completing a White Card course serves as an entry point to a range of rewarding job prospects in Australia’s construction and trades industry.

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To acquire an Australian White Card, you need to enrol in and successfully complete CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course. Our training sessions are designed to teach vital safety practices and provide the knowledge needed for a construction career. Reach out to us to join our upcoming courses and begin your journey towards obtaining your White Card.

The course spans 6 hours and includes preparatory reading, a quiz, and in-person training and assessment. This approach integrates written, oral, and practical elements to thoroughly cover construction safety knowledge.

Our White Card course is exclusively offered in-person, not online, to ensure a thorough and practical training experience. Led by seasoned instructors, our face-to-face courses provide hands-on learning, equipping participants with real-world skills essential for the construction industry.

In short, anyone who wants to work on a construction site in Australia needs to complete White Card training. This qualification then opens a variety of roles in the construction industry, such as:

  • Construction Worker
  • Laborer
  • Site Operations Specialist
  • Tradesperson (like Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters)
  • Site Manager
  • Foreman
  • Heavy Machinery Operator

Yes, the Construction Induction CPCCWHS1001 is indeed the same as CPCWHS1001. The CPCCWHS1001 unit of competency, also referred to as CPCWHS1001, focuses on “Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.” It includes learning how to identify and report typical hazards in construction, understanding measures for controlling risks, and how to respond effectively to incidents and emergencies.

For the white card course, it’s advised to wear specific attire for safety, including closed shoes, long pants, a long sleeve shirt, high-visibility clothing, and a hard hat (which might be provided for practical demonstrations). These items form part of the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) for general construction induction training, playing a crucial role in ensuring safety within the construction industry.

Skills Training College’s White Card course is priced at $125, encompassing extensive training by skilled instructors, all necessary course materials, and the issuance of your nationally recognised White Card after successful completion. It’s an investment in your future within the construction industry, offering both affordability and quality in one program.

In Australia, the white card, or general construction induction card, is essential for anyone aspiring to work in construction. It’s issued after completing a construction induction training from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). This card certifies that the holder is trained in vital safety practices necessary for the construction industry. Nationally recognised, it’s legally required for individuals on construction sites across Australia.

Skills Training College is a registered training organisation and its CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course is nationally accredited and recognised Australia wide. This card certifies that the holder is trained in vital safety practices necessary for the construction industry.