White Card NT
CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry is the official name for the white card course. This is due to the name of qualification students receive upon their successful completion, colloquially known as the white card or as a general construction induction card.
First Aid Pro is one of Australia’s leading registered training organisations, offering a SafeWork NT approved CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course which suits anyone’s construction induction training needs. Working alongside our highly experienced trainers our students are awarded a nationally recognised certification. Prepare to work safely in the construction industry with this qualification which ensures you have the required knowledge, skills, and personal awareness to work safely in the construction industry, access operational construction zones or construction sites, or enter any other site where construction work may occur.
Students who successfully complete this CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course are awarded with a same day statement of attainment to prove to their future employers that they possess the relevant knowledge to work on a construction site.
Workplace Health and Safety knowledge is invaluable to any career path. Find a NT white card training venue near you and enrol for your white card today!
Upcoming NT White Card Courses
White Card NT Course Overview
Through our course you’ll learn everything about Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) for the construction industry. By the end of your day of safety training you’ll be able equipped the basic knowledge on the following key topics:
- Recognise and report common construction hazards
- Understand the importance of basic risk control measures
- Identify different safety signs and symbols
- Choose the most appropriate common Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as a hard hat and eye protection
- Demonstrate personal awareness in potentially dangerous situations
- Undertake risk management duties
- Understand your duty of care on a construction site
- Perform safety communication to others
- Deliver emergency response procedures
- Understand your safety legislative requirements
Upon successful completion of this CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course students receive a same day statement of attainment and a white card issued and posted by SafeWork NT. A lost white card can be replaced by requesting a replacement from the Northern Territory Government.
There are no academic requirements or work experience necessary to enrol in CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry. All students must meet the following minimum criteria:
- Reside in the Northern Territory
- Students must be 16 years old or older. (Please note: Students under 18 will be required to complete and bring a Parental Consent Form to class)
- Be capable of effective verbal communication by asking questions to clarify instructions and pointing out construction problems or hazards
- Possess basic English literacy skills to read and follow simple pictorial safety instructions and instructions written in English
- Possess basic numeracy skills
- Provide valid identification as per the Evidence of Identity Requirements for the Northern Territory
- Hold a Unique Student Identifier number (USI). (For more information visit https://www.usi.gov.au)
On the day of their training course, students must allow for a photo to be taken, including their head, neck, and shoulders.
First Aid Pro runs all of it’s Northern Territory CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry courses from it’s central Darwin white card training venue.
This venue is located in the heart of Darwin with plenty of parking and public transport nearby.
Group, corporate and onsite white card training is also available for businesses in the Northern Territory. For more information request a quote from our team today.
Embark on your White Card journey in the heart of Darwin at Level 5, 116 The Esplanade. This centrally located venue ensures easy accessibility, providing a prime spot for residents in Darwin and surrounding areas pursuing a Darwin White Card.
Address: Level 5, 116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT, 0800
Phone: 1300 029 132
First Aid Pro’s Northern Territory CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course provides students with the essential safety training to cover a variety of possible jobs.
A white card may be most often associated with working in the construction industry, but this qualification is necessary to join any worksite where risk management and the handling of common construction hazards are everyday practice. Following are some of the industries and possible career paths which might require a white card:
- Farming, agriculture, and horticulture
- Conservation and land management
- Defence services
- Gas and oil industries
- Transport and logistic sectors
- Major events
- Film and television production
For any students who are specifically interested in joining the construction industry, we also recommend taking a forklift course & a first aid course.
Our NT White Card course is conducted entirely in-person via classroom practical training. Our general construction induction training program lasts only one (1) day, from 9am to 4:30pm, at the end of which students will have classroom assessment components including written, oral, and practical demonstrations.
Upon successful completion of this WHS induction course students are awarded their nationally recognised statement of attainment.
Course Fees & Payment Options
Our construction induction card training course in Northern Territory is available to all students for a simple, one time fee of only $99. There is no additional cost to receive your white card at the end of the course.
You’ll be asked to pay for your white card course upfront during the online booking process. Our secure online booking platform accepts both Visa & Mastercard credit and debit cards.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do White Cards Expire?
White cards do not have an expiration date. However, if you have not done construction work for 2 years or more, SafeWork NT recommends you attend another course to update and refresh your skills and knowledge.
How Long Does a White Card Last?
A white card remains valid for life. However, it is important to stay informed of any regulatory changes which may affect your certification status. Regularly check for updates to ensure your qualification remains valid and you can continue to perform construction work.
How to Get a White Card?
Completing the nationally accredited construction training course (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry) is necessary for obtaining a white card.
At First Aid Pro, our Darwin based white card training program will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to do just that. Enroll now and start your journey towards a safer and successful career in construction work.
How to Apply for a White Card?
Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive:
Statement of Attainment
General Construction Induction Card (Issued and posted by SafeWork NT)
To get a replacement for a lost or stolen white card, please contact SafeWork NT, the Northern Territory Business Centre, or apply online with the Northern Territory Government.
How Long Does It Take to Get a White Card?
The length of white card training varies, but at First Aid Pro, our programs are designed to be efficient and effective and can be completed in 1 day allowing you to quickly acquire the essential skills and knowledge needed for your white card certification.
Is This An Online White Card Course?
No, there is no online training in this course. Our white card course consists of a face-to-face training session that will ensure you have the practical skills and knowledge for construction work. This session includes all theoretical training and assessment components students have to complete.
Who Needs a White Card?
In Australia all individuals who perform construction work must have a white card. This applies to site managers, supervisors, surveyors, tradespeople, and laborers. This is a legal obligation which aims to promote a safe working environment and minimize the chances of accidents occurring on construction sites.