Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (also known as a CI White Card) is endorsed by and meets the requirements of WorkSafe Victoria for induction training in the building and construction industry.
Successful completion of this course will allow you legal entry into building and construction sites throughout Victoria and across Australia.
As part of the course, you'll gain an overview of basic OHS principles and legislation, and an understanding of hazards, risks and control measures.
- OHS legislative requirements
- Duty of care requirements
- Safe work practices
- Principles of risk management
- Common construction hazards
- Control measures
- Communication processes, information and documentation
- Designated OHS personnel
- Safety signs and symbols
You'll be enrolled in the unit of competency 'Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry' (CPCCWHS1001).
The course is run over a six-hour class onsite at GOTAFE, consisting of five hours of class and one hour of face-to-face assessment.
Our trainers are industry experts who will support you both in the group setting and on a one-to-one basis. You'll also have access to the Student Welfare Unit if needed.
This course forms part of Certificate III in Carpentry.
Important: On the day of the course, please bring a current photo ID, as this evidence is required by Work Safety for registration.
Course Dates & Times
Benalla - Samaria Road
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 22nd October - 9am to 4pm
Shepparton - Archer Street
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 10th September - 9am to 4pm
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 8th October - 9am to 4pm
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 3rd December - 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta - Docker Street
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 17th September - 9am to 4pm
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 15th October - 9am to 4pm
Construction Induction Card - Tuesday 19th November - 9am to 4pm
All applicants fall under one of the following:
To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:
- Be an Australian citizen; or
- A new holder of a permanent visa; or
- A New Zealand citizen
All applicants are liable for the following costs:
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.
Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
Course Study Units
Where to From Here
If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.
Educational Support Services
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
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Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (SA3CICRD19)
Get your white card with the Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course from GOTAFE. This short course is endorsed by WorkSafe Victoria.