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WHAT IS A WHITE CARD?

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WHAT IS A WHITE CARD?

This training course is the required general Construction induction training. A white card is the name of the issued card received on completion of training unit CCPCCWHS1001 ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’.
In Australia, for all states and territories SA, QLD, Victoria, NSW, ACT, NT, WA and Tasmania the card provides the issued worker general construction induction training in Workplace Health and Safety. So what is a white card? It is the minimum and mandatory training allowing a worker to access a construction site or zone in Australia.
The Australian construction industry is highly regulated and requires a minimum standard of training prior to entering a work site (Construction Induction Training). The training provided through ‘123WhiteCard’ meets these requirements with an online training package. At the conclusion you will receive a White card that provides this general construction induction qualification that is valid in Australia.

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WHAT AND WHO NEEDS A WHITE CARD QUALIFICATION?

Type of work requiring white card course examples

What is a white card and what are the common trades & professions that require this training. Below is a list of the varied and diverse employment opportunities available that require a white card (Regular circumstances, some exceptions apply).

  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Labourer
  • Miner
  • Operator
  • Plumber
  • Engineer
  • Mason
  • Painter
  • Glazier
  • Concreter
  • Insulation contractor
  • Sheet metal worker
  • Iron & Steel worker
  • Architect
  • Builder
  • Project manager
  • Brick layer
  • Renderer
  • Plasterer

Construction related activities requiring white card course

Activities that require a white card a varied and diverse, what is a white card used for

  • Construction buildings/structures
  • Dismantling buildings/structures
  • Solar Panel install
  • Waste and grey water system install
  • Dredging
  • Jetty and Piers works
  • Nautical markers works e.g. Markers into seabed
  • Boat ramps and similar works/construction
  • Preparing a site e.g. clearing, levelling
  • Soil testing prior to construction
  • Installation of Pools and Spa’s
  • Excavation works and repairs
  • Training course
  • Fit out phase of construction such as installs of alarms, fire alarms, White card req’d (cond. apply)
  • Cable laying including telephone, internet and television
  • Drainage works
  • Erecting temporary fencing for construction site
  • Works on contaminated site
  • Construction works around/near water (lakes, Dams etc.)
  • Electrical testing
  • fixing defects (cond. apply)
  • Rubbish removal – loading demolition waste, skip bins etc.
  • Prefabricating and testing of roof trusses, concrete panels, concrete and wall frames etc.
  • Power pole install
  • Kit home install White card req’d (cond. apply)
  • Kitchen install White card req’d (cond. apply)

WHAT IS IN THE TRAINING FOR A WHITE CARD?

WHITE CARD COURSE - ELEMENTS AND REQUIREMENTS/PERFORMANCE CRITERIA - ONLINE

  • Identify Health and Safety legislation and how it relates to construction work in practice
  • Basic roles and responsibilities
  • Duty of care necessities
  • Safe work practices
  • Safe work photo
  • Health & Safety documents
  • Identifying Hazards & Risk Control
  • Health & Safety communication and reporting procedures
  • Basic risk management
  • Identify construction hazards
  • Purpose and use of personal protective equipment
  • Controlling hazards

The role of designated Health & Safety personnel

  • Safety signs and symbols
  • Reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
  • First aid Photo
  • Incident and Emergency response

Procedures – responding to incidents and emergencies

  • First aid
  • Fire safety equipment
  • White Card – Foundation skills
  • Numeracy
  • Oral communication
  • Literacy
  • Problem solving

CONSTRUCTION INDUCTION, ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR CPCCWHS1001

PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE
  • Identify & orally report construction hazards
  • Explain risk reduction in relation to hazards
  • Select personal protective equipment (PPE) to control risk
  • Explain basic incident & emergency response including types and purpose of fire blankets, fire extinguishers and hose reels/mains
  • Identify/explain safety signage
  • Explain JSA’s, SWMS and SDS
  • Explain roles of first aid officers, work health and safety representatives and committee members and supervisors
  • Demonstrate proper use and fitting of eye and hearing protection, hard hats and high visibility retro reflective vests
  • Course Knowledge Evidence
  • Demonstrate knowledge on construction site:
  • Basic duty of care, roles & responsibilities while undertaking construction
  • Basic meaning – hazard & risk
  • Basic principles of risk management
  • Identify hazard
  • Assess risk
  • Consult and report
  • Control hazard
  • Review
  • Basic first aid procedures
  • Construction hazards relating to
  • Asbestos
  • Confined space
  • Electricity
  • Excavation
  • Dust
  • Falling objects
  • Hazardous and dangerous goods
  • Hot and cold environments
  • Manual handling
  • Noise
  • Plant & equipment operation
  • Traffic and mobile plant
  • Unplanned collapse
  • Ultraviolet radiation
  • Heights and scaffolding
  • Electricity or other hazard photo
  • Works requiring high risk work license
  • Types and purpose/use of PPE
  • Construction emergencies
  • Chemical spills
  • Fire
  • Injury
  • Structural collapse
  • Toxic/flammable vapour
  • Vehicle accident
  • Construction incidents
  • Resulting in injury or damage
  • Near misses or dangerous situations
  • Safe work practices in relation to
  • Accessing site amenities
  • Following safety procedures
  • Identify & report hazards, incidents and injuries
  • Keeping work area clean, tidy and free of debris
  • Drug and alcohol restrictions
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Selecting and using PPE
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storing/removal of waste and debris
  • Bullying photo
  • Meaning of safety signs, symbols and tags
  • Emergency information
  • Fire safety
  • Hazards/Warnings
  • Regulatory
  • Safety and lockout tags

ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE ONLINE WHITE CARD COURSE YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • the skills necessary to work safely in the construction industry throughout Australia;
  • a statement of attainment CPCCWHS1001 ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’; and
  • a physical White Card which is legislatively recognised in all states and territories

AT THE CONCLUSION OF YOUR ONLINE WHITE CARD COURSE YOU WILL RECEIVE A GENERAL CONSTRUCTION INDUCTION TRAINING CARD (WHITE CARD) THAT WILL STATE THE FOLLOWING:-

  • That the white card holder has completed the general construction induction training
  • The name of the white card holder
  • Date of issue of the card
  • A unique identity number (white card number)
  • The state in which the white card was issued
  • White Card holders signature
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