CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (NSW Online Virtual Class)
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CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card) course mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. It is designed for people who access operational construction zones (unaccompanied or not directly supervised by an inducted person) workers whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones.
Participants must be at least 14 years to take this course, 100 points I.D. are required on the day of the course.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic Bondi Training Centre is approved by SafeWork NSW to deliver Real-Time Connected white card training.
Please note participants must be located within the borders of NSW at the time of training.
The competency unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is a training program that provides workers in the construction industry with an awareness and understanding of:
- demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements
- work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others
- identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards
- 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
- This course combines plain English, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. language, literacy and numeracy that are essential to performance.
- LLN ((language, literacy and numeracy) skills will be assessed prior to entry to the course.
- If participants need assistance due to the language, literacy or numeracy skills, please contact us to discuss the training needs.
Zoom will be used for the virtual class. Participant will need to have one of the following device to attend the virtual classroom:
- Tablet (iPad or any Android Tablet)
- Laptop with webcam & microphone
- Desktop PC with webcam and microphone
Please test if the device is compatible, visit zoom test page.
Assessment will confirm knowledge and skills have been achieved to demonstrate competency across the unit. Assessment will be in accordance with the Principles of Assessment and the Rules of Evidence.
Participant are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the course. If a participant is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the course at the full course fee.
Volume of learning:
6 hours classroom assessment in form of:
- written theory questions
- case study scenarios
- practical skills demonstratio
During the Real-Time Connected Delivery session, participant will be required to complete a verbal assessment and undertake practical activities (such as correctly fitting PPE) with the trainer/assessor in an individual ‘break-out’ session.
On successful complete training and assessment, participant will be issued a Statement of Attainment in CPCCWHS1001 Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry. Participant also will be issued Statement of Training (SOT), on the day, which allow participant to start work on the construction site immediately, the SOT is valid for 60 days. SafeWork NSW will post the white card within 3-4 weeks.
All participants doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2015 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site www.usi.gov.au
How can I get replacement of the white card?
Please contact SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50 or apply for a replacement online.
Is there an age limit for the white card?
Participants must be at least 14 years to take this course.
How long is the card valid for?
This card does not expire, however if you have not worked on a construction for 2 years or more, SafeWork NSW recommends attending a course to update your skills and knowledge.
Is this white card nationally recognised?
The SafeWork NSW white cards are nationally recognised all across Australia.
Primary ID (only use one primary document)
Australian Birth Certificate/card (minimum 14 years)
Australian or international passport (current or
Australian Citizenship Certificate
Secondary ID – A combination of secondary documents is allowed to make up 100 points however If using credit/savings cards or statements (up to a maximum of 2), these must be from different financial institutions (NOTE: fiancial institutions must within Australia)
Current Australian state or territory driver’s licence
Current Australian state or territory boat operators photo
Current NSW firearms photo licence
Current Australian issued high risk work licence
Current Australian state/territory proof of age or photo
Australian Police or Dept of Defence card (with photo)
Department Veterans Affairs card
Current Centrelink card
Property (council) rates notice issued in the last three (3) months
Property lease agreement
Home insurance papers
Utility bills issued in the last three (3) months
Current motor vehicle registration
Motor vehicle insurance papers
Telephone account issued in the last three (3) months
Current Medicare card
Credit/Savings cards/Bank statements