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SSCPC00001

Construction Industry White Card Skill Set

This accredited skill set covers the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. 

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TIME Anytime NEXT START DATE 16 May 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Sunshine Coast Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$0
Full Fee
$65
TAFE at School Full Fee
$65

Course overview

If you want to work in the construction industry, you are required by law to successfully complete a general safety induction course or White Card. This course meets the requirements of the 2011 Workplace Health and Safety Regulation and covers the skills and assessment necessary for a worker to safely enter and work on a construction site in Queensland. 

This accredited skill will give you an understanding of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to yourself and others. Learn how to identify and report common construction hazards, understand basic risk control measures, and identify procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. You’ll also cover how to correctly select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a White Card and be able to safely work in the construction industry. 

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course and Apprentice Advance Plus programs - this unit is subsidised under one of these programs. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCWHS1001
    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCWHS1001
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. 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 orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bracken Ridge
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours
Tuesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Acacia Ridge
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours (except during school and public holidays)
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Eagle Farm
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours (except during school and public holidays)
Monday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
20 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
14 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
26 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
23 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
20 Sep 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
11 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
15 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
06 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
23 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
Bundaberg
25 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Hervey Bay
29 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Maryborough
05 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
16 May 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
30 May 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
13 Jun 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
27 Jun 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
11 Jul 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
25 Jul 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
08 Aug 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
22 Aug 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
05 Sep 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
19 Sep 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
04 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
17 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
31 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
14 Nov 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
28 Nov 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
05 Dec 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
12 Dec 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
13 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
27 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
10 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
24 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
15 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
29 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
12 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
26 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
09 Sep 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
07 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
21 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
04 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
18 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
02 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
17 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bracken Ridge
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours
Tuesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Acacia Ridge
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours (except during school and public holidays)
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Eagle Farm
Anytime
1 day
up to 6 hours (except during school and public holidays)
Monday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
20 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
14 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
26 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
23 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
20 Sep 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
11 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
15 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Toowoomba
06 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
23 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
Bundaberg
25 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Hervey Bay
29 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $65
Maryborough
05 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Monday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
16 May 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
30 May 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
13 Jun 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
27 Jun 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
11 Jul 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
25 Jul 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
08 Aug 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
22 Aug 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
05 Sep 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
19 Sep 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
04 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
17 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
31 Oct 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
14 Nov 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
28 Nov 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
05 Dec 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Cairns
12 Dec 2022
1 day
3.5 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
13 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
27 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
10 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
24 Jun 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
15 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
29 Jul 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
12 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
26 Aug 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
09 Sep 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
07 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
21 Oct 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
04 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
18 Nov 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
02 Dec 2022
1 day
6 hours
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $65
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
17 May 2022
1 day
6 hours
Tuesday
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $65
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

Read this before applying.

Entry requirements

Students must attend a campus to undertake this course where they will learn face-to-face* with a teacher in one of our contemporary learning spaces. Students will undertake theory and practical training and assessment in a classroom and/or workshop.

* TAFE Queensland only deliver this course in face-to-face delivery mode. Under White Card delivery requirements, delivery in Queensland must be undertaken face-to-face except where students reside in a rural area (defined as a distance of 100 kilometres or more from any Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering face-to-face delivery of CPCCWHS1001 ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’ course). In this case students may receive training via online delivery.

Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you:-

  • are aged 15 years or older by the course commencement date; and
  • have sound levels of written and spoken English to be able to complete assignments
Resources Required

Classroom delivery
You are required to wear enclosed shoes when attending your assessment. If you fail to meet this minimum standard of dress, you may not be permitted to complete your assessment.

Online delivery
If you reside in a rural area (defined as a distance of 100 kilometres or more from any RTO offering face-to-face delivery of CPCCWHS1001 ‘Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’ course), and are studying online, you must have access to a computer with a microphone and camera along with an internet connection.

You will also need to have access to personal protective equipment for the practical demonstrations i.e. safety glasses, high visibility vest, hearing protection, hard hat and a copy of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Mixed mode delivery
Please note that due to COVID-19, the following resources are mandatory to complete this course as you will not be permitted to attend a campus.

You must:

  • have access to the following equipment for your practical demonstration day via Zoom.
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) consisting of hard hat, high visibility vest, safety glasses and earplugs (disposable or earmuff style are acceptable).
  • an internet connection and computer that supports video camera capability and a microphone.
Need to know

Proof of identity must be produced at time of enrolment. To verify a participant's identity, TAFE Queensland will require three forms of original identification from the list below. A copy must be retained by TAFE Queensland on each applicant’s file (excepting where a financial institution debit/credit card is used as ID). The three documents can be made up of:

  • One category A + two category B OR two category A + one category B

At least one Category A document must be photographic showing full name and date of birth.

Category A documents:

  • Australian Birth Certificate - full (not an Extract or Commemorative Certificate)
  • Bicentennial Birth Certificate (born in 1988)
  • Australian Citizenship Certificate/Naturalisation Certificate
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

             - Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status
             - Visa Evidence Card (with PLO56 Visa)

  • Queensland or Federal police officer photo identity card
  • Queensland High Risk Work licence (photographic)
  • Australian Passport (including Australian Document of Identity)
  • Foreign Passport
  • Australian photo driver licence
  • An Australian issued education institution student identity document (must include photo)
  • An Australian issued Photo Identification Card (this has replaced the 18+ card)
  • Queensland Accreditation/Authorisation (laminated)

              - Driver/rider trainer; pilot/escort vehicle driver; dangerous goods driver; tow truck driver/assistant certificate
              - Bus; taxi; limousine driver

  • DIBP - ImmiCard; Temporary or Resident Visa; Document for travel to Australia (Valid up to five years after issue).  Note: Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is not accepted.
  • Queensland Card 18+ (laminated) (Issued after 1/1/1992)

Category B documents:

  • Australian Defence Force photo identity card (excluding civilians)
  • Australian Firearm Licence (with photo)
  • Australian Security Guard/Crowd Controller Licence (with photo)
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs/Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card (including Healthcare card)
  • Education institution student identity document (without photo)
  • Financial institution debit/credit card (must include signature and embossed/printed name)
  • Medicare card (Green, Blue or Yellow)

 

Replacement skill set
This skill set has been superseded. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 6 April 2023.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.