WHITECARD - WHS CERTIFICATE
In NSW it is mandatory that any person entering onto a construction site in any capacity MUST HOLD a current General Induction card.
This course specifies the outcomes required to undertake Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) induction training within the construction industry.
It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of WHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.
Entry requirements or Pre-requisites
Students must be at least 14 years of age and be able to present to the trainer of the day of the course, 100 Points of Identification as per the provided ID information sheet.
6 hours (Mandatory face-to-face as per SafeWork NSW)
The delivery of this course will cover the following elements:
1. Identify WHS legislative requirements
2. Identify construction hazards and control measures
3. Identify WHS communication and reporting processes
4. Identify WHS incident response procedures
Short Course Requirements
There are no specific requirements for this qualification.
Formal assessment will be conducted in order to assess individual’s competency regarding the required skills and knowledge within the unit of competency.
The following assessments will be conducted as part of this short course:
Written knowledge assessment
Role play observation assessment
Documents issued on successful completion
Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency completed as part of the course.
Additionally, students of the General Induction course will receive a wallet-sized General Induction card which will be posted to them directly by SafeWork NSW to address as provided on their student enrolment form.