NSW White Card – Now $120.00
Nationally recognised + Valid in all States of Australia
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Why Choose Safe Act Pty Ltd?
- Value for Money White Card Course – $120
- Complete your course direct with one of Australia’s largest training providers – not through an on seller
- We issue more than 120 000 certificates each year
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Recognised and accepted across Australia
- Fast turnaround
White Card course requirements and details
- This course can only be completed in the training room.
Are there physical requirements for this course?
It is important to note that there are physical standards which relate to the level of performance required when undertaking accredited training. One requirement of the training package is that you are to be assessed as physically capable of donning and removing PPE correctly.
There can be no exceptions to these Australian Government requirements that are clearly written into the Training Package. Therefore, students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued with a statement of attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.
Resources that will be available for this course
- SafeWork NSW mandated assessments – version 1.2 19JUN 2018
- Construction induction manual
- Examples of workplace forms, plans and instructions
- Examples of signage used on construction sites
- PPE – Eye protection, Hearing protection, Hard hat, High visibility retro reflective vest, Dust mask
ASSESSMENT – THEORY
- Question paper – You will be assessed via SafeWork NSW mandated assessment:
- Assessment Task One
- 21 Multiple choice and short answer questions (students write their answers in the assessment document provided by SafeWork NSW)
- Assessment Task Two
- Verbal answers to 10 oral questions (assessor completes a checklist in the assessment document provided by SafeWork NSW)
ASSESSMENT – PRACTICAL
Physical demonstrations (skills)
The simulated assessment environments will reflect the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment. Skills must be demonstrated by the student working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess students’ skills and knowledge.
It’s important that students have knowledge of the content of this course. The assessable practical skills are listed below.
You will be observed and assessed physically demonstrating correctly fitting PPE:
- Eye protection,
- Hearing protection.
- Hard hat.
- High visibility retro reflective vest.
- Dust mask
Assessor records all results of the assessment in the compulsory mandated assessment document provided by SafeWork NSW
Does the White Card Expire?
There is no expiry on the White Card License. However, it is advised you to need to maintain currency through employment and practice of OHS Requirements.
Will my White Card be recognised in other states?
NSW Workcover White Card is recognised and accepted across all Australian States and Territories. This ensures you only require the one White Card no matter where you are working.
I have lost my Blue Card can I get a replacement White Card?
The Blue Card is no longer available and cannot be issued by RTO’s. If you lose your Blue Card you will need to redo the course and upgrade to a national White Card.
If I have a Blue Card Do I need White Card?
All previous State issued cards are still valid including the Blue Card, Red Card and Green Card. You do not need to obtain a White Card if you can demonstrate currency and hold one of the above cards.
Is there an age limit to completing the course?
Anyone over the age of 14 can complete the course. There are also mandatory identification requirements included. Please get in touch to get more information.
What employment areas require a WhiteCard?
If you currently work in, or want to gain employment in, any (but not excluding), the following areas, you need a WhiteCard before you can enter any construction work site:
- Air conditioning installer
- Brick layers
- Labourers Builders
- Lift mechanic
- Cabinet makers
- Council Employee
Who needs a White Card?
To work on a construction site in Australia it is compulsory for everyone to hold a current Occupational Health & Safety Certificate, commonly known as a ‘White Card’. The White Card is a requirement under OH&S Codes of Practice across most jurisdictions. It allows individuals to access or be present on construction sites.
Can I complete the white card course if I live overseas?
Due to this you will need to complete the full course once you arrive in Australia.
You need to hold a working visa and have a residential address in Australia.