CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)



Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001) is the mandatory training required prior to undertaking work in the construction industry. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.
It covers identifying and verbally reporting common construction hazards, undertaking basic risk control measures, identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies and correctly selecting and fitting common personal protection equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

Please note this unit of competency is otherwise referred to as the construction industry white card. This card does not expire but charges apply to re-issue the card if lost or destroyed.


This course is delivered face-to-face over 6 hours.

If training is completed successfully, white card will be issued on the same day.

Enrolment Information

To find out when we are running our next course please contact us on 07 4041 0407.

Course location

Cairns and surrounding regions.

*Courses are subject to availability.

Course Fees & Funding

This course costs $75.

We also offer conversion of existing blue card to white card or replacement of white card for a fee of $25.


Please ensure you bring appropriate identification and proof of residency for enrolment such as: 

  • Drivers Licence (QLD); or
  • Adult Proof of Age Card (18 plus card); or
  • Birth Certificate; and
  • Medicare Card