CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)


This course supports the attainment of the basic WHS knowledge required prior to undertaking designated work tasks within any of the sectors within the construction industry. The course content relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Course Duration

1 Day

Course times – arrive at 7.45am for ID Check - course commences at 8:00 am sharp

Course Content

  • Duty of care
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry
  • Hazard management
  • Personal protective equipment and safe use of plant & equipment
  • Safety signs
  • Clean, safe and tidy work sites
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Site emergency and evacuation
  • Hazard management practical

Currently White Cards issued in South Australia are nationally recognised and do not expire.

Course Pre-requisites

Participants must:

  • be 16 years or over
  • provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). To apply for a USI go to www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi
  • bring photo identification on the day of training
  • have a command of the English language to enable fluent communication (written and oral)
  • wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) see below

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to be supplied by participant

  • Closed in shoes
  • Long pants and a fitted shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)

Successful Completion

Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry; and
  • White Card

Course Locations

Ottoway Trade Training Centre                       Lonsdale Trade Training Centre

275 Grand Junction Road                                 5 Refinery Road

OTTOWAY  SA  5013                                          LONSDALE  SA  5160

In addition to courses scheduled at the above locations ATEC can also deliver training at your work site. Contact us for more information.

Pre-enrolment Information

Important information for prospective students in regards to ATEC Policies is available here

How to Apply

Applications and enquiries can be made:

  • Below, by selecting your preferred date; or
  • by email to bookings@atec.asn.au; or
  • by calling ATEC on 1300 112 832.

Course Cost

  • $120.00 (GST exempt) per person                                                                                                                                            

From 01 October 2019,  CITB has ceased support for white card, other than for Doorways2construction students. Please contact ATEC on 1300 112 832 for more information on this.

Payment Methods

Courses must be paid for prior to commencement unless alternative arrangements have been made. Statements may be withheld until payment has been received. Note: Fees and Refund Policy applies.

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275 Grand Junction Road, Ottoway, South Australia 5013


5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale, South Australia 5160

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