CPCWHS1001- prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
It is a requirement of Safe Work NSW that anyone working on an active construction site must be the holder of an approved and current White Card. They can become void if you haven’t carried out construction work for two consecutive years or more. You will need to provide 100 points of identification and the minimum age to attend is 14 years.
People who need a white card include:
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.
This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:
Tomaree Community College has been approved to deliver this course with Safe Work NSW
An appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills are required to enrol in this course. Tomaree Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.
USI unique Student Identifier number
The USI will be available online and at no cost to you. The USI will stay with you for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is undertaken from 1st January 2015.
Why do I need a USI?
You may need to provide evidence of your academic achievements, for example when applying for a job or to undertake further study.
Everyone undertaking nationally recognised VET courses will need to have a USI to receive their statement of attainment or qualification.
Your USI must be provided to Tomaree Community College before you can receive a statement of attainment or qualification. Tomaree Community College will not be allowed to issue your certificate unless we have your USI recorded.
General Induction Training provides persons entering the construction industry with a basic knowledge of requirements under WHS laws, the common hazards and risks likely to be encountered on construction sites and how these risks should be controlled.
At the successful conclusion of the course, participants will receive an interim certificate, valid for 60 days. During this period you should receive your card, in the mail from SafeWork NSW. You should not work beyond the 60 days without your card, if it hasn’t arrived you need to contact SafeWork NSW directly, it doesn’t come from Tomaree Community College.