Course DetailsWhite Card EDU Course Information
The course is for all workers, employees, contractors and visitors carrying out, involved with or visiting a site where construction work is undertaken.
This includes general staff, site visitors, self-employed persons, labourers, apprentices, trades-persons, supervisors and project managers. Participants / Students will learn the basic principles of occupational health and safety for the construction industry as well as information about preventing workplace injury and illness, workplace injury management and workers compensation.
This content of the course covers Safework Australia’s 2012 National Code of Practice and has been reviewed by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and delivers:
- An explanation of OHS legislative requirements;
- The identification of construction hazards and control measures;
- OHS communication and reporting processes; and
- OHS incident response procedures
The unit of competency is called CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry and has been developed to meet the requirements of the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work in Australia.
Upon completion of this unit of competency which includes a range of short questions, verbal questions by a credentialed assessor and your identification is confirmed you will receive a statement of attainment for the Unit of Competency and a White Card Construction License Card. This is the required process by the Australian Skills Quality Authority, Safe Work Australia and the Construction Skills Council.
The course is simple and easy to do and the assessors are there to help you through the program should you need any assistance. The Student Services Team are helpful and can assist with any enquiry you may have.
Course cost: $38.90 with optional Priority Service upgrade for $12.
Time to complete:
Course Content: approx 3 – 4 hours.
Assessment: 20 to 45 minutes.
ID verification and paperwork: This depends on your access to a JP or C Dec to get your Stat Dec signed.