Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry - (White Card) - CPCWHS1001

White Card


  • Full: $165 
  • CITB: $85        


  • 8 hours (Face to Face)


  • 8:00am - 4:30pm

Course Objective:

  • To provide the participant with a common understanding of WHS principles and practices used on Construction and Civil sites in Australia.

Unit of Competency:

  • CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Course Content:

  • 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 


  • Written/Theory Assessment
  • Practical Demonstration of Correctly Fitting of PPE
  • Identify and Orally Explain/Report in English

Course Award:

  • Statement of Attainment & White Card

Course Prerequisites:

  • Numeracy skills to locate and recognise numbers commonly used in safety signs
  • Oral communication skills to ask questions to clarify instructions, listen to instructions to identify key safety information and tell another person about a construction problem or hazard
  • Reading skills to follow simple pictorial safety instructions and follow simple safety instructions that are written in English
  • Problem solving skills to select risk control measures
  • Written skills to complete a basic form

Please Note:

  • No interpreters will be allowed at this stage for this course
  • Photographic identification is required to attend this course
  • Personal Protective Equipment to be worn e.g. Fully enclosed footwear
  • All students will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to receive their certificates and or cards. Click here to apply for your USI or bring your ID (Driver's Licence, Passport, Medicare Card, Birth Certification or Immicard) on the first day of training to apply at CITC. For more information, go to 

Need More Information or Want To Make A Group Booking:

  • Still have questions about the course or need to make a group onsite or offsite booking. Send an enquiry via the Course Enquiry button below or telephone (08) 8301 4500.

Ready to Enrol:

  • Simply click the Enrol Now button below to complete an online enrolment form. The CITC will get back to you promptly to advise the outcome of your online enrolment or should we require further information from you. Or alternatively, please telephone (08) 8301 4500 to speak to an Enrolments Officer.

***The CITC advises that course dates and times are subject to change and course enrolments are subject to availability. 

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About the CITB:

The CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development.


  • Provides access to subsidised training for apprentices, their employers and workers in the industry;
  • Promotes and supports careers in construction;
  • Advises the SA Government on industry training;
  • Supports training, innovation, research and planning;
  • Attracts our future workforce through vocational training in schools by supporting the doorways2construction™ program.

Short Course Training:

The objective of CITB’s Short Course Training program is to raise the level of skill in the construction industry workforce by engaging Eligible Persons in training and skill development activities. CITB facilitates training opportunities and endeavours to ensure that CITB funded training meets both quality standards and industry requirements.

Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number can obtain up to $3,000 of training subsidies off any CITB endorsed short course, with a CITB endorsed training provider.
To obtain the short course subsidises, an approved CITB number must be provided to the training provider upon enrolment.



Code Course Location Start Date Finish Date Available Places
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry - (White Card) CITC - Port Pirie 24-07-2024 24-07-2024 5