Construction Induction White Card


6 hours


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Next Intake

18 December


Construction Induction (CI) White Card is legally required to work on a construction or building site in Victoria. By law, under Part 5.1 of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007, a person must successfully undertake construction induction training before working at a construction site in Victoria.

You will gain knowledge and awareness of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent industry or harm to self and others. As you will be studying a nationally endorsed unit of competency, you will be contacted by Academic Services regarding the online enrolment steps.

Course content


  • OHS legislative requirements
  • Safe work practices
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • OHS communication and reporting processes
  • Role of designated OHS personnel
  • Safety signs and symbols
  • Relevant authorities for reporting hazards and incidents
  • OHS incident response procedures
  • Emergencies, PPE and Fire safety equipment


    How to enrol

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    No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

    Materials supplied

    All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions, exercises and assessments.

    Materials to bring

    Please bring photo ID. pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. 

    All students must have access to a computer/laptop with a working camera and must have the following PPE (Personal Protective Equipment):

    •  Eye protection - AS1337.1
    •  Hearing protection - AS/NZS 1270 -
    •  Head protection (hard hat) - AS/NZS 1801
    •  High visibility reflective vest - AS/NZS 4602.1
    •  High visibility safety garments class day/night and AS/NZS 1906.4

    Suited to

    This one day course is suited to anyone working on a construction site.

    Additional notes

    Once you have registered and paid for your course through the RMIT Short Courses website, there will be an additional enrolment step. This is because you will be studying a nationally endorsed unit of competency. You will be contacted shortly by our Academic Services team regarding the next step for online enrolment into an accredited unit.

    Unique Student Identifier

    All learners undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) issued by the Australian Government.

    If you do not have a USI you will need to go and create one.


    Upon completion you will receive both:

    A Statement of Attainment for 'CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the construction industry' and a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

    At the end of the course, participants should be able to understand:

    • Applicable OHS legislative and safety requirements for construction work including duty of care,

    • Common construction hazards, risk assessment procedures and application of the hierarchy of control,

    • OHS communication processes and role of OHS committee,

    • General procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies.

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