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Construction Induction Training (White Card)


White Card - Melbourne Enrolment

English Language Skills Required - please note

Excellent spoken English is needed for in-class practical assessments.

Excellent written English is needed for written assessments completed in-class. Students need to write complex information in written assessments. 

Excellent reading and comprehension skills are necessary to navigate Student Course Notes, policies and procedures documents and to take in information as the trainer progresses through the training materials.

Use of interpreters is not allowed.

The White Card trainer/assessor reserves the right to refuse entry to the class to any student if in the opinion of the trainer/assessor the trainee displays a lack of English comprehension when entering the classroom.

Stage 4 Restrictions - CBD College

Victorians can still attend our first aid and white card classes in Melbourne CBD and Dandenong.  The Victorian Government confirmed this with us on 5 August 2020.

Victorians must stay at home except for four reasons: necessary goods or services; medical care of compassionate reasons; exercise, work and education if necessary.

Please note that our courses are approved to operate as we are providing qualifications or credentials to people employed in key industries such as:

  • Construction
  • Clinical health and biomedical science
  • Aged and disability care

Staff and students who are permitted to leave home for work or study can travel more than 5 kilometres from their home for this purpose.

COVID-19 Precautions

All CBD College white card courses are still proceeding as planned.  

We have exceptional infection control measures in place and have been advised by a senior member of NSW Public Health and a medical specialist on these policies that we have in place.

  • Classes have been limited in size to a maximum of 17 people (includes your trainer).
  • The 4sqm and 1.5m social distancing guidelines apply in all our classes.
  • We encourage hand sanitisation as people enter and before they leave (and whenever they like during the course).
  • Our trainers have been instructed to space chairs out, have breaks every 2 hours, sanitise all surfaces, door handles etc with Viraclean (or equivalent) at each break and air the room during break.
  • There are gloves that you can use for your assessments.
  • Some of the assessments have been modified as you will see on the day. 
  • We have a sign on the door reminding people not to enter if they have travelled internationally in the last 14 days (these notifications are also on our websites and are in the terms and conditions that students must acknowledge before they can be enrolled).
  • Our staff have had professional development on maintaining their own personal hygiene and on Coronavirus in general

General Illness

Anyone with a fever or history of fever and acute respiratory infection (with at least one of the following symptoms: shortness of breath, cough or sore throat) should also defer enrolment until they are well.

Book online to reserve your seat/spot for this course.

Choose a course and date to enrol online now or call our course advisor on 1300 616 218 for more details.

 

Course Details


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  • One day face to face workshop
  • No pre-learning
  • Trained by WHS teaching experts
  • Assessments marked on the day
  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry Statement of Attainment issued same day allowing you to start construction work immediately
  • Construction induction plastic card (which will be mailed by WorkSafe Victoria, SafeWork NSW and handed out same day  after class in WA)

 

Our CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry course is a mandatory health and safety legal requirement for all people who are involved in the construction industry and highly regarded in many other work environments.

Health and safety legislation describes construction work as any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, conversion, fitting-out, commissioning, renovation, repair, maintenance, refurbishment, demolition, decommissioning or dismantling of a structure.

An employer must make sure that anyone carrying out construction work has completed and carries with them a valid Construction Induction White Card.

This course is designed to help you;

  • Identify  health  and safety  legislative requirements  of construction  work
  • Identify construction hazards  and risk control measures
  • Identify  health  and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Identify  incident and emergency response procedures.

CBD College has been approved by WorkSafe Victoria, SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe WA and is also accredited by Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver this training course.

Note: This is the new unit of competency (old unit had code CPCCOHS1001A).

We are a Nationally Recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).

Unit of Competency: CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Delivery mode: One day face to face workshop
Course duration: One day workshop: 9am – 4pm
Nationally Recognised: Yes

Cost: SPRING Specials:

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Usually $315

Now $189

Enrolment

Book online to reserve your seat/spot for this course.
Choose a course and date to enrol online now or call our course advisor on 1300 616 218 for more details.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but there are underlying skill requirements of the White Card unit.

The requirements of this course state that basic understanding, reading and writing of English is required to be able to complete assessments.

Use of interpreters is not allowed.

The White Card trainer/assessor reserves the right to refuse entry to the class to any student if in the opinion of the trainer/assessor the trainee displays a lack of English comprehension when entering the classroom.

Assessments Requirements

The assessment methods to be used during this one-day workshop will be practical tasks, written and oral questioning, review of documents and role-play.

Photo ID

Participants will need to provide 100 points of evidence for proof of identity before being able to attend the course. 

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VIC 

Please note that non-Australian Driver’s Licences are not accepted.

Statement of Attainment will not be issued if participants do not provide a valid form of I.D.

Other requirements

You will need to bring to class a pen and paper for taking notes.

​Literacy Requirements

  • Candidates are advised that they will need to possess effective language, communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation.
  • Candidates with special needs are advised to email info@cbdcollege.edu.au prior to booking so that reasonable adjustments to assessment can be contemplated.
  • Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, CBD College’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance.

Issuance of Certificates

Once assessment tasks have been submitted, they will then be assessed. This is usually done on the day of the class. Where this is not possible, certificates will be issued within 7 days of the class.

Cancellation Policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

Trainers

Steve Barrett - Sydney CBD

Steve has spent his whole working career in Work Health and safety, starting at WorkCover New South Wales. He worked there for seven years before leaving for similar roles in private enterprise.

There is not much with regards to safety that Steve has not seen or been involved in, in his long career. Highlights include acting in the position of National OH&S Manager of a major Australian company, conducting countless training/auditing/site inspections, delivering general and site specific OH&S inductions in the field.

Steve finds great stimulation in training others and he enjoys the passing on of his years of knowledge of safety procedures and WHS legislation to future safety officers.

Steve holds a Bachelors Degree in Work Health and Safety. Steve also holds a Cert IV TAE.

Ian Freeman - Melbourne CBD

Ian Freeman holds an Advanced Diploma in Work Health and Safety, an Advanced Diploma of Management, a Diploma of Hospitality Management and a Cert IV TAE. Ian originally came from the hospitality industry where he spent many years as a safety officer and Kitchen Manager. Since then, Ian has had extensive experience training Diploma and Cert IV OHS as well as Diploma and Cert IV Hospitality management. This strong training background has seen him develop skills in mentoring students, designing and delivering off site training workshops and developing training and assessment material for Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level classes.

In his most recent position as OHS Manager and Trainer at the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology, Ian was responsible for completing safety audits, risk assessments and producing health, safety and wellbeing programs for internal and external stakeholders. He was also responsible for resource development on a significant scale.

Ian comes on board with CBD College as our permanent OHS trainer in our new training room in the Paramount Centre, Melbourne.

Kerry Couchman – Perth CBD

Kerry has been involved in the development of OHSMS systems and is very experienced in facilitating induction programs for a number of organisations. She is skilled in developing team knowledge of and compliance of OHS/WHS policy and procedures and has been actively involved as a HSR and has been a member of a health and safety committee.

Her OHS/WHS training experience includes currently delivering Cert IV and Diploma of OHS/WHS for CBD College and has previously been a contract trainer for introduction to OHS for the Diploma and Cert III in children’s services at Holmesglen TAFE.

Kerry’s experience extends to managing large teams with a focus on utilising the resource of the experience of the team to promote a positive approach to OHS and problem solving.


Melbourne CBD :

Exact address: Shop 1, Bourke St Level (Ground Floor), The Paramount Retail Centre, 108 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.