Why is a construction induction card course important?In 2008, WorkSafe Australia looked at the safety issues with the construction industry. After due consideration of the various issues the Construction Induction Course was created. These courses are administered by the respective state WorkSafe authorities. The construction induction card training courses (or what is better known as white card training) is an important way for industry to recognise your skills and knowledge. Upon completion of the training course you will be given a statement of attainment and presented with a construction induction card from the WorkSafe Authority. The statement of attainment will highlight the specific skills you learnt and obtained during the course. The information on the statement of attainment will help the business you hope to work for determine if your skills are what they are looking for.
What level is the construction induction card certified at?The construction induction card course is not aimed at any particular certificate level. However, the induction card is required for any person working on a worksite in the construction industry.
How do I enroll into the construction induction card course?Enrolling into a course is easy. First, determine if this qualification will suit your current or future job opportunities. Once you have determined this, contact our office and book a time to come and see us. Approximately 1/2 hour will be required for you to visit one of our offices to complete the relevant paperwork. Alternatively, we can come to your workplace to enroll you. This type of training is known as ‘workplace based training’. Workplace based training done on the job (you learn while you work). You will need permission from your employer before enrolling into workplace based training.
What formats can I do the training in?
- Classroom based (regular and consistant training at one of our sites).
- Workplace based (we train you and your collegues while you work).
What information is covered in the construction induction card course?The construction induction card course covers knowledge that is required by an individual wishing to participate effectively in the construction industry as a construction worker. The course covers information such as:
- Occupational Health and Safety and Workplace induction / orientation.
- Communication and working with others.
What jobs or occupations will use a construction induction card?A number of occupations or job roles find a civil construction induction card valuable. The main occupations / jobs roles are:
- All workers working on a construction site.