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Queensland White Card

(CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)

If you are located in Queensland, complete your General Construction Induction Training (GCIT) accredited course with Inscope Training for a nationally recognised construction industry White Card.

Book your White Card QLD course

Book into our virtual real time classroom from wherever you are in Queensland or at our Brisbane Training Centre.

Our General Construction Induction Training (GCIT) course is delivered face-to-face virtually 7 days a week using video conferencing platform Zoom. Our trainers deliver real-time connected lessons where instructors and participants engage with each other and with the learning material.

We offer students free access to computers and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the virtual classroom at our Capalaba Training Centre for morning classes run Tuesday to Friday (excluding public holidays). If you wish to utilise this free service, please book into the morning class you would like to attend (Tuesday to Friday only), then call our office on 1300 579 808 during business hours to reserve your place at our Facility. Please note that these places are limited.

**Mid-week discounts available. Choose your class below.**

For further information about GCIT cards (white cards) visit the Worksafe Queensland website.


If you work on a construction site in Australia, then you need to complete an accredited General Construction Induction Training (GCIT) course (CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry).

Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a white card which you will present at site inductions. It’s proof that you’ve learnt how to work safely on a construction jobsite.

This course is delivered face-to-face via a virtual real time classroom by our trainers using Zoom. You MUST have access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (either owned or borrowed for the course – we can provide these items if completing the course at our Training Centre)

NOTE: If you choose to attend our Training Centre, you will be logged into the virtual real time classroom using our computers.


  • You must be located in Queensland (Not in QLD? Find the White Card course for your state or territory)
  • Access to the internet to join the virtual real time classroom on Zoom.
  • A computer, tablet or smartphone with a webcam.
  • 100 points of identification (1 must be photographic). Refer to White Card FAQs for details.
  • An English language, Literacy and Numeracy skill level of 1
  • Access to PPE (either owned or borrowed for the course – we can provide these items if completing the course at our Training Centre):
  • hard hat
  • safety glasses
  • high visibility clothing
  • ear plugs/muffs
  • A Unique Student Identifier (USI). Apply for a USI at usi.gov.au

Learning Outcomes

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. It requires you to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislation requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to yourself and others.

At the successful completion of this unit you will be able to:

  • 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.


From 1 August 2023, RTOs must use the mandated assessment provided by the State Regulator to determine the student's competency. The mandated assessment is open-book, allowing you to refer to training materials and your copy of the Queensland Work Health and Safety Act 2011, during the assessment. The assessment is broken down into:

  • Written Assessment - 50 Multiple choice and short answer questions plus a hazard report form
  • Oral Assessment - 11 questions
  • Practical Assessment - PPE Demonstration

The one-on-one oral and practical assessment will be in the presence of your trainer.

Getting your White Card is easy


Choose your preferred day and time and book your spot online.


Join the virtual real-time classroom, learn from our trainers and complete the assessments.


Get your White Card number upon successful completion and your White Card in the post.

DELIVERY Virtual real time classroom by our trainers using Zoom. Online from wherever you are in Queensland or at our Capalaba Training Centre.
COST $ refer to pricing above (includes your White Card, Statement of Attainment certificate and postage).
DURATION 4.5 - 6 hours.
INTAKE 7 days per week. Refer to our class timetable.
  • CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

This course is Nationally Recognised.

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White Card FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the White Card recognised in all Australian states and territories?

    Yes. Although issued in the state to which you reside at the time of completing the course, your White Card is accepted in ALL Australian states and territories.

    The below lists the construction induction cards that are recognised in Queensland and vice versa. You can view the relevant state requirements via the links below:

    Work Safe QLD
    Work Safe Victoria
    Safe Work NSW
    Safe Work SA
    Work Safe NT
    Work Safe Tasmania
    Work Safe WA

  • How do I know if the White Card course I’m enrolled in is accredited?

    There are four things to look for to know if your course is accredited:

    1. Training providers issue a CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry “Statement of Attainment”. If they issue a “certificate of completion” or a “Statement of Approval” or something else, it is probably NOT the accredited White Card course.

    2. The Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) logo is displayed

    3. You are issued a state government White Card on successful completion of course CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. (excluding Tasmania)

    4. Whether the course is offered by an accredited Registered Training Organisation (RTO). RTOs are issued with a number when they are accredited, and they generally display this number on their website. Inscope Training’s is RTO 40926

  • Can I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning?

    Queensland White Card

    From 1 August 2023, the State Regulator does not permit RPL for this unit of competency in Queensland for issuing a white card.

    WA and Tasmania White Card

    Please call us on 1300 579 808 if you wish to apply for RPL.

  • How is the White Card course delivered?

    The White Card course is delivered differently in each state to comply with the State Regulator requirements.

    WA and Tasmania White Card Course

    You MUST reside in WA or Tasmania at the time you are completing the course.

    The theory is delivered online via a series of videos and multichoice questions. Upon completion of the theory, you will be required to turn on your webcam to deliver your verbal communication assessments and PPE demonstration. The assessment and demonstration will be viewed by our trainers. If there is problems with the recording or you have not successfully completed the assessment and/or demonstration our trainers will notify you by email.

    Queensland White Card course

    You MUST reside in Queensland at the time you are completing the course.

    The theory for this course will be provided to you by your trainer using the Zoom web conferencing app. When you enrol, you will be sent an email with the date and time of your course, and also a link to the Zoom meeting. You must join the Zoom meeting 15 minutes before the scheduled start.

    For students attending our Capalaba Training Centre, we will set you up to access the zoom classroom on our computers. Doors open from 7am and you must arrive no later than 7.15 am.

    During the course presentation you will need to be visible to our trainer at all times. The Zoom session will last 4.5 - 6 hours, so it is a good idea to connect your device to a charger. You will be assessed based on the information provided in the course, so make sure you pay attention at all times!. You have 3 attempts to answer each assessment question correctly to successfully complete this course.

    Your trainer will provide two 10-minute breaks during the course.

    At the completion of the theory part of the course, you will be required to answer the written assessment and your trainer will invite you to join a virtual breakout room to conduct your oral assessments and PPE demonstration. Your trainer will also verify your identification documents at this time, so make sure you have them handy.

    Inscope Training expects all students to adhere to the behaviour and discipline requirements as outlined in our student handbook.

    If you have any questions about the white card or any other course please contact us.

  • When do I pay for the course?

    WA and Tasmania White Card course

    Payment is required before you can get access to complete the practical component of the course.

    Queensland White Card course

    Payment will be required before confirmation of your class booking regardless if you attend our Capalaba Training Centre or at a place that suits you. Note: We can not accept cash for payment.

  • Are there any extra fees?

    No, the advertised cost of the course includes your White Card and postage (excluding Tasmania). You can choose to purchase Express Postage and/or Priority Mail and/or additional products such as an SMS sent to you with a picture of your White Card in addition to the standard fee if desired. Additional products will be provided as an option to select at the time of payment.

  • When do I get my White Card?

    WA and Queensland White Card

    Upon successful completion you will receive your Statement of Attainment, White Card number, and an image of your White Card via email. Your card will be posted the next business day to the address you provide.

    If you attend one of our training centres to complete the Queensland virtual classroom white card course, you will receive your White Card and Statement of Attainment before you leave.

    Tasmania White Card course

    Upon successful completion you will receive your Statement of Attainment via email. You must lodge your White Card application in person at a Service Tasmania Outlet within 60 days of the date we issue your Statement of Attainment.

  • Do White Cards expire?

    While there aren’t any expiry dates set for the current White Card, if you haven’t been working in the construction industry for a while or have misplaced or lost your White Card, it is recommended that you replace or upskill by completing a White Card course.

  • Do I have to use a webcam to complete the White Card course?

    Western Australia and Tasmania White Card course

    If you are completing the WA or Tasmania White Card course (you MUST be residing in the state that you do the course), you do not need to have a webcam whilst doing the theory component of the course. However, you will need to use a webcam or the camera on your phone to access our online classroom to complete the verbal communication and PPE parts of the course.

    Queensland White Card course

    If you are completing the Queensland White Card course (you MUST be residing in the state that you do the course), then you will need a webcam or phone camera at all times whilst doing the course. We use the webcam to obtain your ID, take verification photos (to ensure that it really was you doing the course), and to allow you to deliver your practical and oral assessment with your trainer. If you do not have access to a PPE kit or a smartphone, tablet, or computer with a webcam you can attend our Capalaba Training Centre, where computer access and PPE required for the course will be provided for you on the day for free.

  • What level of literacy and numeracy do I need?

    You will need to be able to speak and understand English and we feel you should have level 1 skills in literacy and numeracy to successfully complete our course. If you are unsure what level your skills are at, try our free Language Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Tool.

  • What form of ID is acceptable for the White Card?

    WA and Tasmania White Card course

    Any one of the following forms of photo ID is acceptable for the WA and Tasmania White Card course:

    • Australian Driver's Licence
    • Passport
    • School ID
    • Proof of age card

    Queensland White Card course

    For the Queensland White Card you must be able to provide Inscope Training three identification documents. These documents must include 1 or 2 of the following:

    • Australian driver's licence, and/or
    • Australian Birth Certificate - full (not an extract), and/or
    • Your passport
    Plus 1 or 2 from the following to make up 3 documents:
    • Medicare card, or
    • Credit/debit card, or
    • Proof of Age Card
    • Visa documents
    At least one of the ID documents must be photographic.

    Special ID Arrangements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Secondary school students and temporary overseas workers. Please call us on 1300 579 808 if you need help with your identification requirements.

  • I've completed the course but I haven't received my White Card? (excluding Tasmania)

    Delivery times with Australia Post vary greatly depending on your location, and the postage type you have selected. If you have not received your White Card after 2 weeks, please contact us

    State Regulators requires that all cards be accounted for. We will notify you via email if we receive your White Card returned in the mail. We will repost your card once you have provided your correct address and paid the re-postage and admin fee.

    If you contact us after 60 days, you will be required to complete a Replacement White Card course at an additional cost.

  • Replacement White Card - How do I get one?

    If you have previously held a Queensland or Western Australia-issued White Card from 2009 onwards, and you still have your Statement of Attainment, you can apply for a replacement card by starting our Replacement White Card course.

    The Replacement White Card process is as follows:

    • Step 1 - Read our Introduction to make sure you qualify for a replacement card.
    • Step 2 - Provide us with some personal details and delivery address.
    • Step 3 – Upload your original Statement of Attainment (It must have the course code: CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry)
    • Step 4 - Complete an online declaration outlining the circumstances around your lost, stolen or destroyed White Card.
    • Step 5 – Provide us with your electronic signature online so we can put it on your new card.

    The cost of issuing a replacement White Card is $45.00

  • My Blue Card has been damaged, can I replace it with a White Card?

    No, the old Blue Cards can’t be replaced with current White Cards. You’ll need to redo the White Card course based on your state of residence.

Why Choose Inscope Training?

We’re licenced to issue General Construction Induction training cards
(White Cards) in Queensland.

virtual classroom delivery

Real-time virtual classes run 7 days per week.

Relevant content by engaging trainers

We deliver real-time lessons virtually where instructors and participants engage with each other and with the learning material.

Same day postage

White Cards are posted same day (if completed by 2pm AEST) or next business day for evening, public holiday, and weekend classes.

Instant Certificate

Receive your Statement of Attainment certificate and White Card number as soon as you successfully complete your course.

If you’re a business and need to put multiple employees through the White Card course, our Employer Accounts make it easy.

Manage your staff or student training online through our Employer Accounts portal.

Call us now on 1300 579 808 for an obligation-free discussion and demonstration of our Employer Accounts.

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