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Online Western Australian White Card

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry


Course Details

Daysafe Training’s online Western Australia White Card course enables WA learners to complete a general construction induction course to receive a White Card in a fully online training program, using any device with an internet connection, including a smart phone or tablet.


Course Structure
 

There are 6 Modules to complete:

  • Modules 1 to 4 comprise of reading material followed by short quizzes.
  • Module 5 is an interactive 'Spot the Hazards' exercise where you will need to call our office to answer 6 oral questions.
  • Module 6 requires you to take a short video of yourself donning PPE. It also requires proof of identification verification and a Student Declaration.

 

Cost: $69
(Please note: A 0.95% Credit card fee applies for CC payments)


What do I need?

You will need the following things to complete the WA White Card course:

  • Access to the Internet
  • A webcam or smartphone
  • A basic understanding of the English language
  • A driver's license, passport or other form of photo-identification


You'll also need access to these items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as a minimum:

  • a hard hat
  • a high-visibility retro-reflective vest
  • safety glasses
  • ear plugs/muffs.


During the course, you will be required to:

  1. Call our office to answer oral questions relating to hazards and controls. (business hrs only - 8.30am to 4pm Mon. to Fri. WST (Except public holidays)) - Module 5.
  2. Upload a short video of yourself demonstrating how to wear the above PPE and explaining what each item is for. (Module 6 - Part 1). Note: An example of what your video should look like can be found HERE.
  3. Complete a Student Declaration to confirm you completed the course yourself, with no help, apart from Daysafe staff - Module 6 - Part 2.
  4. Provide Proof of Identification - upload a copy of photo ID or a photo of you holding it, ensuring both your ID and face are clearly visible - as below - Module 6 - Part 3.

 

Note: This photograph is used by Daysafe Training for verification of your identity purposes only, and is securely stored in a password protected and encrypted database. Only yourself or Daysafe management staff have access to these files.

Recognition
A Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry will be emailled to successful students soon after completing the course.
The Statement of Attainment is proof of having completed a White Card course and can be used to gain access to construction sites. 

A WA White Card will be sent by registered mail by the next business day of completion of the course.

Further Information:
If you need further information before starting the course please read the FAQ's below or call 08 9144 1170 and one of our friendly staff will be able to assist you.

Otherwise, you can get straight into it!
By clicking the 'Enrol Now' button, you will be directed to our online enrolment form and payment gateway prior to starting the course.

Once these requirements have been completed, you will receive an email soon after with a log in to our online eLearning Portal to start your course.







 

Frequently asked questions:

What is a White Card?

A White Card is evidence that you have completed a General Construction Induction course/White Card course.
This course is mandatory for anyone who works, or wants to work, in the construction industry.

Can I get a White Card Online in WA?
YES - You can do our online White Card course if you are a resident of WA, and once you have completed all the requirements, we will issue you with an official WorkSafe WA White Card.

The Worksafe WA Website states:
“Construction Induction Training cards (CIT) are supplied to an RTO on the condition that the CIT cards are only issued to candidates who provide evidence that they are located in Western Australia at the time of the assessment for the CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry unit of competency.


Evidence can include:

  • Current Western Australian Driver’s Licence; or
  • Current Western Australian learner driver’s permit; or
  • Current Western Australian Student Identification; or
  • Recent utilities invoice with a Western Australia address and the name of the person to whom the CIT card will be issued; or
  • Western Australian Construction Industry Training Fund payment eligibility; or
  • Western Australian postal address to which the CIT card is to be posted.”
     


Is my WA White Card recognised in other States and Territories?
YES The Worksafe WA Website states:
In 2009 WorkSafe changed the design of construction induction cards from ‘blue’ to ‘white’ as a result of harmonisation of training across all States and Territories.

Across all States and Territories, including here in WA, both the ‘blue’ and ‘white’ types of cards are
accepted by the regulatory authority as evidence that induction training has been completed.

The White Card we issue:
When you complete the CPCCWHS1001 construction induction training course, you will receive a 
WA White Card.

Is the practical demonstration in Module 6 necessary?
YES -  As of December 2017, additional assessment requirements were added to the White Card course 
in response to changes to mandatory Government legislation.

Is the WA White Card recognised in all Australian states?
All White Cards are mutually recognised in each state of Australia. However it is recommended you check 
with your employer if your white card has been issued from another state.

What form of ID is required?
We require one form of photographic identification such as a current and valid copy of:

  • Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Passport
  • School Identity Card
  • Proof of Age Card

OR

  • Three other forms of identification such as:
  • Medicare Card
  • Credit Card
  • Public utility account, Electricity, Gas, Water or land line telephone account, one of which must show your 
  • current address.
     

How long does it take to do the course? Do I have to complete my course in one sitting?
The course is designed as a four to six hour program. It is a self-paced course and if you have previous experience you can move through the course quickly.

You can start and stop your training as many times as you like and your completed work will be recorded ready 
for your next visit.

I have a Student Visa. Can I complete a White Card course?
YES - A person holding an eligible Student Visa can complete the CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry ‘White Card’ course under the Education Services for Overseas Students (Exempt Courses) Instrument 2021 which came into effect in June 2021. The conditions for student enrolment are the same as identified on the website including that students must be physically located in Western Australia at the time of their training and assessment.

I’ve lost my White Card. How do I get a new one?
If you received your original White Card from Daysafe Training we can assist you to get a new one at a cost of $55. 
Simply fill out our online card replacement form HERE.

What payment methods are available?

  • Credit Card
  • Direct Deposit
  • Cash
  • EFTPOS
  • Money Order/Bank Cheque
     

I have a Blue Card. Do I need to get a White Card?
The old Blue Card is still valid as long as the holder has not been out of the construction industry for a period of 
two years or more.

When will I receive my White Card?
We will post your White Card by no later than the next business day you complete your course.

Will my White Card expire?
Your White Card will not expire, however if you have been out of the construction industry for a period of two years or more you will need to redo the course.

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