CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (NSW)

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Course Objective:

Prior to undertaking construction work in Australia, one must obtain a White Card by successfully completing the mandatory work health and safety training that this unit covers.

Upon course completion students must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements
  • Identify and orally report common construction hazards
  • Understanding of basic risk control measures
  • Ability to identify procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies
  • Select and fit common personal protective equipment used for construction work
Courses Run


Course Times

7.45am / 4pm


Classroom / Training Facility or Onsite Training

Service Fee


Replacement Card

   Replacement cards to be     ordered via SafeWork NSW

Upcoming Workshops

White Card Course (NSW)


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
White Card Course (NSW) 2 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm 4/19 Central Drive Burleigh Heads QLD 4220 15 $149.00
Delivery / Course Duration:

This course is delivered Face to Face.

Upon request, ACTA Group provide flexible delivery options whilst meeting national standards of compliance and safety.

  • Group booking discounts apply
  • Courses run: weekly/monthly
  • Course times between: 7.45am/4pm
  • Classroom/Training Facility or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life training conducted by our Nationally Recognised industry specialist trainers and assessors
  • Service Fee – $149

This course requires a minimum number of students for the class to proceed

  • Tweed Heads (New South Wales) 
  • Onsite Training – We come to you by request
ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements:

Participants must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 1
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Training (SOT) certificate, the certificate will be valid for 60 days and it will be permit you to work on any construction site. Your White Card will shortly after be sent in the mail to your nominated address upon enrolment. You will also receive a  Statement of Attainment in CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Not applicable

Learners successfully completing this unit of competency may go on to complete trade qualifications from the Construction Plumbing and Services (CPC) Training Package.

Pathways for participants considering this course include:

  • https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CPCWHS1001
  • Certificate II in Civil Construction
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Traffic Management
  • Certificate II in Driving Operations
  • Certificate III in Driving Operations
  • 22574VIC Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling or other industry related qualifications; and
  • Direct entry.