The General Construction Induction (White Card) course is a mandatory entry level program for the building and construction industry. The course focuses on how to work safely and effectively on a job site or construction environment.

*If you are attending a classroom training program, you will be required to follow NSW Government COVID-19 rules in place at the time of your course. For further information please refer to our COVID-19 Safety plan in the dropdown menu below. 


$110.00 Members $143.00 Non Members


MBA Newcastle Members Room
Level 1
165 Lambton Road
Broadmeadow NSW 2292



Short course classroom training and assessment.


1 day

8:30am arrival for 9:00am start.

Until 4:00pm.


To enrol in this course you must have the following entry requirements:        

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English, as SafeWork NSW requires that assessment is undertaken in English
  • Provide 100 points of original identification 

School-aged students must present on arrival 100 points of original identification or a letter from their high school stating they are a current school student. As per SafeWork NSW requirements, school-aged students will be refused entry to the white card course if they do not arrive with either of these documents.


Here is a brief overview of the assessments:  

  • Work Health and Safety legislation
  • Hazards, Risks and Control Measures
  • Communication and Reporting
  • Incident response


Upon successful completion Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency, CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.


We have a COVID-19 Safety Plan to provide and maintain a safe environment for our students. All students who attend our Master Builders centres must adhere to the following regulations as a condition of entry: 

  • All students, trainers, and staff must meet the following vaccination requirements to attend face to face training at Master Builders NSW: 
    • Have both COVID-19 vaccines or 
    • Evidence of a medical exemption 
  • Evidence of vaccination status or medical exemption must be provided to Master Builders staff on arrival at the centre
  • Students, trainers, staff, and visitors are required to check in with the Services NSW App 
  • Students must sign an attendance sheet when they attend class 
  • Sanitiser is supplied for students and trainers to sanitise their hands before they enter and leave the classroom and practical workstations 
  • Regular hand washing and good hygiene practices are encouraged 
  • Students are limited to one student per desk while in the classroom 
  • During practical training, students must wear gloves, a face mask and safety glasses at all times. Other PPE may be required depending on the task being undertaken 
  • During practical training, if work cannot be done individually due to safety issues, group work must be limited to a maximum of three students per group and only for the duration of the activity that cannot be done individually.  Groups must adhere to all the PPE requirements indicated for practical training and must maintain 1.5m social distancing with other groups. 
  • Students will not be permitted to share tools and equipment, and are encouraged to bring their own where possible 

If you would like a full copy of our COVID-19 safety plan, ask our receptionist on entry to class. 

*Subject to change. Effective from 18/10/2021.