White Card - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Under the Occupational Safety and Health regulations 1996, individuals must hold a construction induction certificate (White Card) to undertake construction work at a workplace.

The course teaches participants personal awareness of occupational health and safety legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. 



  • 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

Core Units

  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Course Overview

Course Information

4-6 hours + 30min oral assessment (via video call)

Dates / Location
Immediate Start - Online course with tutorial support and dedicated email contact.

$120.00 per student

Entry Requirements:
There are no formal entry requirements for CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry. It is assumed that participants have an appropriate level of literacy.

Learning Outcomes

On Successful Completion
Participants will be issued with the Nationally Recognised Qualification: Construction White Card 

Course Requirements

Course Requirements:

  • Access to the internet (this course is delivered online)
  • A webcam or a smartphone
  • A driver’s licence, passport or other form of photo-identity
  • Access to the following items of PPE:
    • Hard Hat
    • Safety Glasses
    • High Visibility Clothing / Vest
    • Ear Plugs / Muffs

Computer Literacy:
You will need to have a computer, good computer skills, access to good internet for online course and video tutorial meetings (where required), stable internet connection is essential. Your computer will need to be enabled with a camera and microphone.
All assessments are contained within the online platform.

Assessment Requirements:

This course is completed online, with online learnings and online assessments. Once the online knowledge-based learning has been completed, you will need to complete a verbal assessment.

The verbal assessment, practical demonstration and assurance audit are carried out in one session, that is conducted online, through Microsoft Teams.

This session will take about 30 minutes and must be completed within 30 days of completing the online learning component. Bookings are essential.

Literacy Requirements:

  • There are underlying skill requirements of the BSB Business Services Training Package units.
  • Candidates are advised that they will need to possess effective language, communications and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation.
  • Candidates will also be expected to read and interpret WHS legislation and statistics, develop and document WHS registers and action plans, present information, use technology and prepare various records and documents.
  • Furthermore, cognitive skills in planning, research, interpretation, analysis and synthesis form part of the skills requirements of many units.
  • Candidates with special needs are advised to email RTOinfo@rpsgroup.com as soon as possible so that reasonable adjustments to training and assessment can be contemplated.
  • Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, RPS’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance directly

Translator and Interpreters:

In cases where participants require English language support, RPS Energy can engage external providers for translation and interpretation services. This will incur an additional fee and can be arranged when you book your assessment.




As per the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety (DMIRS) requirements, WorkSafe Construction Induction Training (CIT) cards can only be issued to candidates who are physically located in Western Australia at the time of their assessment.

Qualified, specialist trainers

Dedicated support

Close ties to industry

Available Australia wide

RPS Energy Pty Ltd

RTO No. 52288
ABN 44 072 504 299

Level 3, 500 Hay Street
Subiaco WA 6008

+61 08 9211 1111