Your white card to work in the construction industry

When you complete the accredited Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card) course, you will be able 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.

This course is available to people who wish to transition into the construction industry or who need a White Card to undertake work on construction sites.

After completion of the training, participants will be able 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.

Participants will learn a range of skills, including:

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

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit: CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

The White Card will be issued by WorkSafe Victoria within 60 days of course completion.

ESSENTIAL LANGUAGE, LITERACY, NUMERACY AND EMPLOYMENT SKILLS
CPCWHS1001 describes the language, literacy, numeracy, and employment skills essential to performance in this unit, including reading skills to follow simple pictorial safety instructions and simple safety instructions that are written in English. Therefore, use of translators or technologies such as Google Translation App or similar is not permitted in this course especially when completing assessments.

TIMETABLE: The course runs for one day 8:00am – 4.00pm (including breaks). Arrive at 7:45am for 8:00am start.

Course code
CONISS012
Delivery location
Cranbourne, Dandenong, Mornington Peninsula
International
Not available for International students
Length
Part Time, 1 day.
Start dates
Cranbourne - 15 Jul, 18 Aug, 3 Oct, 5 Dec. Dandenong - 13 Aug, 5 Sep, 7 Nov. Mornington Peninsula - 19 Sep.

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.


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Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.