Get on-site quickly with the AVELING White Card course.
AVELING has updated the White Card Unit of Competency to the CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry in our comprehensive online unit. AVELING’s Construction White Card Online Training is the simple and flexible way to obtain your construction induction white card. The course content is fully up-to-date and covers the latest Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) laws.
PLEASE NOTE: AVELING will issue a Western Australia White Card and Statement of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. Under mutual-acceptance agreements, it is acceptable for people living in Victoria to complete AVELING’s course and use the WA White Card in Victoria. More information is available from Worksafe Victoria.
Click on the State below to access the relevant White Card course:
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Western Australia
Note: The previous White Card Unit of Competency CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry has been superseded and is no longer available. Please refer to our FAQ’s for responses to questions that you might have about the new Unit of Competency or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive the White Card, participants are required to successfully complete all online questions, a verbal assessments and practical demonstrations, to be done either:
- In person at our facility in Jandakot, Western Australia; or
- By video call (e.g. Skype – a webcam/smart phone and PPE are required, refer to notes below)
This is to be conducted by an authorised AVELING assessor, taking approximately 30 minutes to complete. It can be completed on weekdays, between 7.30am and 3.30pm (AWST).
PPE Requirements For Assessment:
Our assessment requires participants to demonstrate proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). When doing the assessment via video call, ensure the following PPE is ready for use and in good working order before the assessment:
- Hard hat
- Eye protection
- Hearing protection (ear muffs or ear plugs)
- High visibility (hi-vis) vest
In cases where participants are from a non-English speaking background and/or have difficulty in communicating in English, AVELING may engage the services of external providers for translation and interpretation services. Where this is required, additional fees will apply from $55 + GST for up to 30 minutes with an interpreter. Higher fees will apply if more than 30 minutes is required.
Participants must successfully complete AVELING’s assurance audit and verbal assessment within 12 months from course enrolment. On successful completion of all components, AVELING will issue the Statement of Attainment to the participant. For instances where the assurance audit and/or the verbal assessment is not completed within the 12 months, participants will be required to redo the course.
- Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work
- Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
- Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes
- Identify incident and emergency response
Unit of Competency
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Who is this training meant for?
The construction induction card is required for people:
- carrying out construction work, including site managers, supervisors, surveyors, labourers and trades persons
- who access operational construction zones unaccompanied or not directly supervised by an inducted person, and
- whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones.
The card ceases to be current if you have not carried out construction work for any consecutive period of two years or more.
Card Delivery Charges
|Regular Domestic Post||No charge|
|Express Domestic Post||$10 incl. GST|
|Jandakot Pick up||No charge|
|International Post||$20 GST free|
$80 (GST free)
Anyone who wants to work in the construction industry and those currently working in the construction industry that wish to refresh their knowledge.
On successful completion, participants will receive a WA White Card and a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
Participants will have to complete the AVELING assurance audit, verbal assessment and course verification before the White Card can be issued. The assurance audit/verbal assessment is usually completed in 30 minutes, via a video call.
When completing the assessment via video call, participants MUST have the following personal protective equipment (PPE): a hard hat, hearing protection, high-visibility vest and eye protection.