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White Card Course CairnsCPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

White Card Course Cairns


Course Overview

CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

  • This nationally recognised White Card training course gives trainees basic knowledge of:
    • construction work
    • Work Health and Safety (WH&S) laws
    • common hazards encountered in construction work
    • how associated risks can be controlled
  • Under WHS legislation, workers on construction sites must undertake general induction training or ‘White Card training’ and have evidence of their attendance from the course before they are permitted to commence work on a construction site.

Course Structure

Please note: This is a 'blended' 2 step course.

  • Step 1: Book & complete the online theory first (approx 1.5 hours)
  • Step 2: Then book your face-to-face theory & practical assessment (this can not be booked until Step 1 is completed)


Course Cost


When & Where

When: Every Tuesday 11am
Duration: 4.5 hrs
Location:The White Card face to face assessments are conducted at out training centre in Cairns: 8 Spoto Street, Woree


Requirements for Your White Card Course

  • Must be able to speak English
  • Participants must be a minimum of 15 years of age
  • 3 forms of evidence of identity documents 
  • Closed in footwear
  • Have Literacy skills to read and interpret statutory signage, warning signs and instructions. 
  • Have the ability to complete a workplace Incident Report.
  • Have numeracy skills to perform simple calculations.
  • Have a level of oral communication that enables you to make accurate verbal answers to assessor.
  • To complete the online theory part of your course, you will need access to:
    • a computer/phone
    • Internet. If this is difficult for you we can arrange access for you – just give us a call!


Additional Course Information

We offer industry experienced trainers and modern plant and equipment at our Cairns based training centre

Assessment types:

  • Multiple choice open book
  • Individual Verbal questioning 
  • Complete a simple incident report form
  • Correctly fit personal protective equipment

On completion the trainees will be able to competently:

  • Identify WHS legislative requirements
  • Identify construction hazards and control measures
  • Identify WHS communication and reporting processes
  • Identify WHS incident response procedure

On successful completion and being deemed competent you will receive a statement of attainment and a plastic industry wallet card issued by QTLT RTO 40931

The face-to-face practical session (Step 2) gives you the opportunity to learn the applied skills, practice them and receive trainer feedback and then complete assessment tasks.


Getting Started

Call our friendly staff on 07 4242 1135 or 0409471817 to get started. Once payment is made you will receive a login link via email to get started.


An exemption applies allowing candidates whose residential address is further than 100 kilometres away from the nearest RTO delivering face to face white card training, to complete the white card training via online delivery. You will still need a photo with PPE though.

Public Transport from the Cairns City

Click here to get directions. (12 noon course start only).

Course Price Day(s)
White Card  $195 1/2 (4.5hrs)

Discounts for multiple bookings and group bookings, please contact us for a quote.

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Upcoming White Card Course Cairns Courses

  • Tue, 5 Dec 2023.
    11:00AM - 3:30PM
    1 day
    8 Spoto Street, Woree

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