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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 what is often known as a white card Course. This is because of 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 a one of Australia’s leading registered training organisations, offering a QLD WorkSafe approved white card course to suit anyone’s general construction induction training needs. Working alongside our highly experienced trainers our students are awarded a statement of attainment.

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry with this qualification which ensures graduates 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 general construction induction training are awarded with a nationally recognised statement of attainment to prove to their future employers that they possess the relevant knowledge for construction work.

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White Card Course Overview

Through our Queensland white card course you’ll learn everything about Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) for construction work. By the end of your day of general construction induction training you’ll be able equipped with the basic WHS knowledge to perform the following tasks:

  • Report and identify construction hazards

  • Understand the importance of hazard and risk control measures

  • Identify different safety signs and symbols

  • Choose the most appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including high-visibility vests and safety glasses

  • Demonstrate personal awareness in potentially dangerous situations

  • Undertake risk management duties

  • Identify health risks and hazards

  • Understand your duty of care on a construction site

  • Perform safety communication to others

  • Deliver emergency response procedures

  • Recognise your safety legislative requirements on a construction site

Upon successful completion of a QLD white card course students receive a same day statement of attainment certificate and a nationally recognised white card. Simply contact us if you lose your white card to order a replacement white card.

Eligibility Criteria

No previous academic requirements or work experience is necessary to enrol in our white card training course. All students must meet the following minimum requirements to ensure they can work safely in the construction industry:
  • Reside in the state of Queensland
  • Students must be 13 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 a construction problem or hazard
  • Possess basic English literacy skills to read and follow simple pictorial safety instructions and instructions written in English
  • Possess basic numeracy skills
  • Provide vaild identification as per the Evidence of Identity Requirements required by WorkSafe QLD
  • Hold a Unique Student Identifier number (USI). (For more information visit

On the day of their training course, students must allow for a photo to be taken of themselves which includes their head, neck, and shoulders.

Training Locations

First Aid Pro runs white card training from our registered training organisation locations across Queensland, each of which is easily accessible by car or by public transport. 

Find a white card training location near you and enrol in CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry today. 

Brisbane CBD

White Card Course Brisbane - First Aid Pro QLD White Card Training Venues

Embark on your construction journey with ease in the heart of Brisbane's CBD. Our Level 1, 345 Ann Street location ensures convenient access for those pursuing a Brisbane CBD White Card.

Address: Level 1, 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia 

Phone: (08) 7120 2570

Gold Coast

Gold Coast White Card Training - First Aid Pro

Earn your Gold Coast White Card at our Level 3, 9 Frinton Street location in Southport. Enjoy the convenience of this central spot on the Gold Coast for your White Card training.

Address: Level 3, 9 Frinton Street, Southport, Gold Coast QLD 4217

Phone: (08) 7120 2570


White Card Course Logan - First Aid Pro QLD White Card Training Venues

Attain your White Card conveniently in Logan. Our training center at 84 Wembley Road, Logan Central, provides accessible facilities for those seeking a Logan White Card.

Address: 84 Wembley Road Logan Central, QLD, 4114

Phone: (08) 7120 2570

Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast White Card Training - First Aid Pro QLD White Card Training Venues

Bask in the Sunshine Coast's tranquility while securing your White Card at Suite 7, 137-141 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba. This easily accessible location is perfect for your Sunshine Coast White Card needs.

Address: Suite 7, 137-141 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba QLD, 4557

Phone: (08) 7120 2570


White Card Course Caboolture - First Aid Pro QLD White Card Training Venues

Achieve your Caboolture White Card at Caboolture Lakes Entrance. Our dedicated training room at Suite 4, 8-22 King Street, Caboolture, ensures accessibility for those in the region seeking their White Card certification.

Address: Caboolture Lakes Entrance, Suite 4 – Training Room, 8-22 King Street, Caboolture, QLD, 4510

Phone: (08) 7120 2570

Career Opportunities

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry provides students with the essential WHS training to cover a variety of possible construction work jobs.

A white card may be most often associated with working in the construction industry, but holding this qualification is necessary to join any worksite where physical or manual labour and risk management are common practice. Following are some of the industries and possible career paths open to those who have successfully completed white card training:

  • Construction
  • Plumbing
  • Farming, agriculture, and horticulture
  • Conservation and land management
  • Defence services
  • Furnishing
  • 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.

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Delivery Method

The Queensland white card course is conducted entirely in-person via classroom practical training. Our training program lasts only one (1) business day, from 9am to 4:30pm, at the end of which students will have classroom assessment tasks including a written assessment, oral, and practical demonstrations.

Prior to attending their classroom practical training, students will be sent self-guided, online training consisting of reading materials and a quiz which are to be completed in their own time.

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 is available to all prospective students for a simple, one time fee of only $99. There is no additional cost to receive your white card.

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 worked in construction for 2 years or more, SafeWork QLD suggests you attend another course to update and refresh your skills and knowledge. 

How Long Does a White Card Last?

After obtaining a white card, it remains valid for life. However, it is important to stay informed of any regulatory changes that may affect certification status. Regularly check for updates to ensure your qualification remains valid.

How to Get a White Card?

If you're looking to obtain a white card, completing the nationally accredited construction induction training course is a must. 

At First Aid Pro, our comprehensive white card training programs will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to do just that. Enrol now and start your journey towards a safer and successful career in construction.

How to Apply for a White Card?

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive:

  • Statement of Attainment
  • General Construction Induction Card, also known as a white card

For a lost or stolen white card, please get in touch with us to arrange a replacement white card.

How Long Does It Take to Get a White Card?

The duration of the white card training course 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 white card training for this course. Our white card course consists of face-to-face training session that will ensure you have the practical skills and knowledge to work in the construction industry. This session includes all theoretical training and assessment components students have to complete.

Who Needs a White Card?

In Australia all individuals employed in the construction industry must have a white card. This applies to site managers, supervisors, surveyors, tradespeople, and laborers. This is a legal obligation that aims to promote a safe working environment and minimize the chances of accidents occurring on construction sites.