Construction Industry – White Card

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

This course is aimed at those seeking work in the construction industry. The unit relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2006).

This course covers the general occupational health and safety induction information you require to work on a construction site in Australia.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to work safely in the construction industry and will learn about:

  • Work Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Identifying and managing construction hazards and risks

On successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work
  • Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Identify incident and emergency response procedures


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement

4 Hours

On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely within the Construction Industry and wallet sized card (Construction Induction Card).

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Students will be provided with refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


On completion of the course, students working in the construction industry may be eligible to apply for a subsidy of up to 80% from the Construction Training Fund (BCITF). Click here for more information.