1042 Port Road Albert Park SA 5014 Australia

CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (Whitecard)


1 day (8 hours)

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Course Description

To provide participants with the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site. The term "Whitecard" refers to the plastic card in which students who successfully complete this training will receive and use to enter construction worksites.

Course Content

This course contains the following learning content:

CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

  • Duty of care
  • Hazard management
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe use of plant and equipment
  • Safety signs
  • Clean safe and tidy worksites
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Site emergency and evacuation

Course Requirements

Participants are required to have the following:

Materials -

  • Pens/pencils
  • Photo ID

Clothing –

  • Wear normal work clothes including
    • Covered footwear (steel capped boots preferred)
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Long pants or overalls

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, the participant 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 procedures

A Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry will be issued to the participant after successful completion and a wallet card (white card) by PEER Education Employment & Training Pty Ltd (45744).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

Please note; you will be photographed during the course for your ‘white card’.

Delivery Method

This course contains both theory and practical learning activities. 

CITB Subsidy available if you hold a current CITB Number.

ABOUT CITB (CITB | Construction Industry Training Board)

CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development. The CITB provides access to subsidised training for apprentices, their employers and workers in the industry.


The objective of CITB’s Short Course Training program is to raise the level of skill in the construction industry workforce by engaging Eligible Persons in training and skill development activities. CITB facilitates training opportunities and endeavours to ensure that CITB funded training meets both quality standards and industry requirements.

Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number can obtain up to $3,000 of training subsidies off any CITB endorsed short course, with a CITB endorsed training provider.


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Course Dates

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Start Date Classes Units Location Cost
Mon 16th Sep 2024 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit PEER - Albert Park CITB Funded $90.00
Wed 27th Nov 2024 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit PEER - Albert Park CITB Funded $90.00