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Prepare to work Safely in the Construction Industry

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction Industry (White card)

This is a nationally recognised training course through Forktime


This training is based on the National Unit of Competency CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the Construction Industry.

Note: This course replaces CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry.

People seeking to do construction training in this unit are to be issued with a general construction induction training card by Safework NSW – also known as a white card.

The unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of all states and territories which are covered by the following regulations;

Course Information


This is a Face- face Induction Course as required by Safework NSW.

Key Changes under the New Work Health Safety (WHS) Laws 2011.

Working in Confined spaces course from Forktime

This unit of competency

Specifies the outcomes required to undertake Work Health and Safety (WHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of WHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.

This unit supports the attainment

Of the basic WHS knowledge required prior to undertaking designated work tasks within any of the sectors within the construction industry. The unit relates directly to the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work.

Course Overview

This course offers the general WHS induction information you require to work on a construction site in Australia.

Section 1 - Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

Section 2 - Risk Management

Section 3 – Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.

Section 4 – Identify incident and emergency response procedures.

After completing this course

Participants will have a basic knowledge of WHS legislative requirements, particularly as they pertain to your roles and responsibilities as a professional involved in the construction industry. Participants will also have a good understanding of the main hazards in the construction industry and the common principles of risk control.

Qualifications & Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be eligible to be assessed for a National WHS Construction Induction White Card.


Formative Assessment is completed at the end of each chapter. A final course test provides Summative Assessment in line with VET requirements for RTO's.


The nominal duration of general induction training is six hours face-to-face delivery (Part 6 of the National Code). This can be extended, where necessary, to accommodate learning preferences or special learning needs.

We Cater for Schools and workgroups - fully portable for on-site safety inductions require room for training, can’t exceed 20 persons, and require 7 days’ notice for on-site inductions group discounts.

Statement of Training

The Safework NSW statement will be issued to a participant who has successfully completed general induction training on the day. Statements of Training (SOTs) are valid for 60 days from the date of issue and can be used as evidence that general induction training has been successfully completed, while the RTO lodges the paperwork with Safework NSW and the application for a Safework NSW Construction Induction Card is being processed.

Course Requirements

Additional Information

Candidate must provide proof of identification
100 point check

You can download a copy of the PDF here

We practice Equal Opportunity Training.

Our learning environment is free of any racial discrimination or harassment. We encourage learning from any ethnic or religious background respect for social and cultural backgrounds, treating all students with respect and dignity.

Course Portability.

This course is fully portable, NSW, Sydney and country areas with prior arrangements.

Course Location

Weekly courses held in my training room & Workplace at 5 / 21 Groves Ave, Mulgrave NSW.

Course Provider Information

Registered RTO ID: 91583

Supervising RTO
Savsply Pty Ltd ABN: 74 108 788 843 t/as – ForkTime
Address: 5 / 21 Groves Ave Mulgrave NSW

Booking Requirements

To place a booking please use our Book Now page. Please complete all the relevant information and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. If you have any questions about any of the courses on offer please use our contact us page and we will contact you.

Contacting Us

ForkTime are happy to conduct on site courses and assessment at our Mulgrave training centre. Alternatively you can arrange for training on site. Please contact us to discuss your needs via our Contact Form.

For general information please use our Contact Form and we will be happy to reply to your questions or comments. Alternatively you can phone us on 02 4577 9577 to discuss any questions you may have.

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