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.

Price

$110.00 Members $143.00 Non Members

Location

MBA Norwest Education Centre
5 Burbank Place
Norwest NSW 2153

Date

STUDY MODE

Short course classroom training and assessment.

TIME COMMITMENT

1 day

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

Until 4:00pm.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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.

LEARNING

Here is a brief overview of the assessments:  

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

OUTCOMES

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

STUDENT SAFETY PLAN

We have developed a Student 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: 

  • Entry is not permitted if students are feeling un-well and experiencing any flu-like symptoms. Please refer to the COVID-19 Test and Isolate National Protocols.
  • Students must check in and out of Master Builders centres using the QR code for the Services NSW App.
  • Students must sign an attendance sheet when they attend class. 
  • Students are required to wear facemasks while in classrooms and general office areas.
  • During practical training, students must wear a face mask at all times. Other PPE may be required depending on the task being undertaken.
  • 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, 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 should avoid sharing tools and equipment, and are encouraged to bring their own where possible.