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.



The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Under the Skilling for Recovery program, Training Services NSW is providing fee-free* training places with Master Builders if you meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • aged 16 to 24 years old OR
  • unemployed OR
  • employed and don't hold a Certificate III or above qualification

Plus you must also meet all of the following Smart and Skilled criteria:

  • live or work in NSW
  • be an Australian Citizen, a permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • have left school

Master Builders can now offer fee-free* training places in entry-level inductions, safety courses and nationally accredited skillsets. The subsidies support 16 to 24 year olds, as well as career-changers and people at risk of unemployment due to a downturn of work.

Participants must commence training by 30 June 2021.

Click on the Register link to enrol before places run out!

If you believe that you are eligible for Skilling for Recovery subsidies, please select the "cheque" option at the payment page of the enrolment.

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government Skilling for Recovery initiative. Subject to Smart and Skilled, and Skilling for Recovery eligibility criteria. Participants must commence training by 30/06/2021. Limited places are available.


$110.00 Members $143.00 Non Members


MBA Norwest Education Centre
5 Burbank Place
Norwest NSW 2153



Short course classroom training and assessment.


1 day

8:15am arrival for 8:30am 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.