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What Do You Do in the White Card Course?

The white card course is a mandatory requirement for anyone who works or intends to work in the building and construction industry. Its content covers the basic Work Health & Safety (WHS) knowledge required before seeking employment as a construction worker in Australia.

Not sure where to get the course? No problem. At Skillsify, we provide white card certification that is recognized by all construction firms in Australia. Our white card course, previously known as the blue card course, is designed to prepare construction workers for the job and raise awareness of the best building practices in the country.

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What Does the White Card Test Involve?

In Australia, working on a construction site requires a white card test qualification. The White Card is mandatory for construction workers, site managers, supervisors, and surveyors.

It is a vital element as it equips personnel in the construction industry with general safety requirements, helping them identify safety hazards and measures to minimise the risk of injury. It is advisable to take a face-to-face course. This is because online training seems not to deliver the optimum working competence.

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What Is The Difference Between A White Card And Blue Card?

Before you step into construction work, you need to get your white card to be able to carry out your activity in Australia. But, a short Google search reveals another type of card that seems to serve the same purpose: the blue card.

So, which do you need to work on a construction site? And is there a difference between a blue card and white card in Australia? Skillsify is here to help you figure it all out.

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Who Needs A White Card?

You may think that you only need to take a White Card course if you actively work on a construction site. But that’s not quite the case.

Even if you are not working directly on the construction of a building, you may need to work with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to complete coursework for CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry, and obtain a white card. In this blog from Skillsify, we’ll discuss who needs a white card in more detail.

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Can You Fail A White Card Test?

The White Card course (CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) is mandatory for anyone working on a construction site in Australia. This includes people who may never work on a building on their own, but still must be present on a construction site – like an accountant who may visit a temporary office at a construction site. 
To get your white card, you need to have successfully completed your coursework and test with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). But you may be wondering if it’s possible to fail, and what happens if you do not pass your test the first time. In this blog from Skillsify, we’ll discuss what you need to know.

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Is Getting the White Card Easy?

Anybody looking for work in the Australian construction industry has heard the term ‘White Card’. The Construction Induction Card (CID) or White Card, is mandatory for construction workers in Australia. It’s proof that you’ve completed an official and certified construction safety training course. Only a government registered organisation within Australia can issue you with the ‘statement of attainment’ which you need to start work on any construction site. The official name for the white card is ‘Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry CPCCWHS1001’ training course.

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How Long Do Construction Induction Cards Last?

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. Construction induction cards, or white cards, are necessary for those who want to engage in construction work. Professionals that need this credential include supervisors, building surveyors, labourers, and whoever has frequent access to the construction site. In New South Wales, those cards are granted to professionals who meet the highest safety standards of SafeWork NSW. In this article, you’ll read everything you need to know about white card training, course fee, and more.

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Is The White Card Valid For All Of Australia

If you’ve received your white card in New South Wales, can you use it in another Australian state or territory? Does the range of cards issued and accepted in each part of Australia differ? If you’ve passed GIT training in one territory and you move, do cards issued under previous authorities become invalid? Find out now in this blog from Skillsify. 

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What Is Construction Induction Training

Construction induction training is a course that workers all throughout Australia must take in order to learn more about the hazards and risks of working in operational construction zones.

Any worker who is going to work on a construction project and in a construction zone, even indirectly, must obtain a statement of training and a construction induction training card (white card) from a registered training organisation (RTO). In this blog, we’ll discuss this training in further detail.

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