Course Code: CPCCWHS1001   |   Duration: 1 day

Construction White Card

CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Cost: $150


Course Overview

The Construction White Card (CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) course is your gateway to a safe and rewarding career in the construction industry. This course is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to navigate the construction site with confidence and adherence to safety protocols.

Throughout the program, participants will learn about the fundamental principles of workplace health and safety, including identifying and controlling workplace hazards, understanding legal and regulatory requirements, and implementing emergency procedures. From risk assessment to hazard identification, this course provides comprehensive training to ensure the safety of both workers and the public on construction sites.

Upon completion of the Construction White Card course, participants will be equipped with the nationally recognised certification required to work in the construction industry across Australia.


  • Individuals seeking entry into the construction industry and require the mandatory White Card certification.
  • Construction workers, both new and experienced, aiming to refresh and update their knowledge of workplace health and safety.
  • Tradespeople and contractors involved in construction projects, ensuring compliance with national safety standards.
  • Professionals transitioning to construction-related roles who need to acquire foundational knowledge of workplace safety.
  • Anyone looking to enhance their employability by obtaining a crucial certification for working on construction sites across Australia.


In this course you will learn about:

  • Overview of roles, responsibilities and rights of duty holders are according to jurisdictional health and safety legislative requirements
  • Duty of care requirements
  • Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Incident and emergency response procedures


  • Laverton
  • Ballerat
  • Geelong
  • Onsite

Units of Study

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

SoA will be issued to participants via email within ten (10) business working days. To prevent delay, participants MUST pay in full, and have a current valid email address, valid contact number, and USI number. Additionally, ATS will notify Worksafe that you have completed this program following which, your Whitecard will be issued by WorkSafe Victoria.

Important Information


There are no pre-requisites for this course


The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots / enclosed footwear.
  • Full-length pants.
  • Long sleeve shirt.


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information.



Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current valid photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence

Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks that form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom-based learning and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

Leading Vocational Education Provider

Be assured of a top-tier education as we stand at the forefront of vocational training, consistently setting standards for excellence

Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What others are saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Jim and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

Michael Bettiol

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