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The White Card course starts as soon as you sign up, log in and select the course. Your progress is saved throughout, which means you can stop the white card course and resume your white card course exactly where you left it by signing back in with your email address and password.
Assessments are multiple choice, short answer and simple audio visual. Further information is provided in the course material prior to assessment.
Once you have completed this white card course, submitted your paperwork and payment is made, your Statement of Attainment (certificate of completion) and electronic white card will be downloadable 24/7 within your profile.
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This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. 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:
It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
|Elements describe the essential outcomes.||Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.|
|1.||Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.||1.1.||Basic roles, responsibilities and rights of duty holders are identified and explained according to jurisdictional health and safety legislative requirements .|
|1.2.||Duty of care requirements are identified.|
|1.3.||Construction safe work practices are identified and explained.|
|2.||Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.||2.1.||Basic principles of risk management are identified.|
|2.2.||Construction hazards are identified and discussed.|
|2.3.||Purpose and use of PPE are identified and demonstrated.|
|2.4.||Measures for controlling hazards are identified.|
|3.||Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.||3.1.||Health and safety documents are identified and discussed.|
|3.2.||Roles of designated health and safety personnel are identified and explained.|
|3.3.||Safety signs and symbols are identified and explained.|
|3.4.||Procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries are identified.|
|4.||Identify incident and emergency response procedures.||4.1.||Procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies are identified and explained.|
|4.2.||Procedures for accessing first aid are identified.|
|4.3.||Types and purpose of fire safety equipment are identified and discussed.|
|This section describes the language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills essential to performance in this unit but not explicit in the performance criteria.|
|Numeracy skills to:|
|Oral communication skills to:|
|Reading skills to:|
|Problem-solving skills to:|
|This section specifies work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) are included. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below.|
|Jurisdictional health and safety legislative requirements must include at least one of the following state and territory Acts or their equivalent:|
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy the requirements of the elements, performance criteria, foundation skills, and range of conditions of this unit, in addition to the specific performance and knowledge evidence described below.
The person must:
The person must also demonstrate correctly fitting to themselves the PPE listed below:
A person must demonstrate knowledge of:
We issue the Western Australia White Card. This card is recognised and accepted in every state, Australia wide – as documented by each state’s and territory’s Worksafe websites below.