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.

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.

Course location

Cairns and surrounding regions.

Courses are subject to availability.

Course Fees

Full course fees are determined through our Schedule of Fees.

We currently offer this course for a fee of $75.

If you are a high school student it will only cost $55.

We also offer white card replacement for a fee of $25 (specific documentation required).


Please ensure you bring appropriate identification for enrolment such as: 

  • Drivers Licence, or;

  • Adult Proof of Age Card, or;

  • Birth Certificate

Please note: if training is completed successfully, and a request has been made, white card can 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.