White Card

Course Code: CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

Want to work in the construction industry in the Illawarra region and need certified white card Wollongong training? We’ve got you covered.

With Wollongong continuing to grow into a major city and the towns and infrastructure of the south coast expanding, there has never been a better time to work in construction in the Wollongong and Illawarra region. The increasing number of developments on offer make the coastal enclave both a beautiful place to work and live with a significant number of jobs in the construction industry.

If you’re planning to work anywhere south of Sydney in the construction industry, you will require a white card training Wollongong course.

At Leading Safety Training, we offer a Safe Work NSW approved course that not only delivers an engaging experience but will provide you with the expert knowledge you need. Our white card courses takes less than a full day to complete and will provide students with the required safety training needed to work in the construction industry. We deliver expert white card Wollongong courses to the entire region, from our physical locations and virtual Zoom training.


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Course delivered by Coastal OHS Services RTO No 91577

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Completed in 6.5 hours

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The white card training Wollongong course provides all students with comprehensive training for construction work health and safety practices to ensure the safety of those going on-site as well as those around them.  We pride ourselves on being able to deliver the district of Illawarra and Wollongong with workers who are able to efficiently work on site and continue to uphold safe workplace practices long into their careers.

The Leading Safety Training instructors are not only passionate about the positive development of the Wollongong and South Coast region, but also have an abundance of experience and qualifications when it comes to construction workplace health and safety.

We are able to administer on-site training throughout the whole region as well as supplying our white card course Wollongong offerings at various high schools across Illawarra. If you require training outside of Wollongong or the South Coast region, we provide public courses out of Sutherland, Hornsby, Penrith, Parramatta, Gosford, Central Coast, Newcastle, Charlestown and Singleton.

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What’s Involved in White Card Training Wollongong?


Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.



Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.


Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

Course Outcomes

  Course Duration

Minimum Course Duration is 6 hours, 45 minutes. The course time includes two fifteen-minute breaks.



The course includes written, verbal, and practical assessments.

  Course Awards

Students who complete the course get a Statement of Attainment and SafeWork NSW Statement of Training. The SafeWork NSW Statement of Training allows participants to work straight away, and SafeWork NSW will send out their White Card within 60 days.

Course Requirements

Evidence of Identity

The minimum participant age for the course is 14 years old. A school Photo ID Card can confirm evidence of identity for high school students. Any other participants wishing to attend must bring 100 points of identity. The documents are audited at the beginning of the course. The following combinations are accepted:

• High School Students only – School Photo ID Card or
• Passport plus Australian driver’s license or
• Full Australian birth certificate plus Australian driver’s license or
• Australian driver’s license plus Medicare card plus bank card plus a utility bill or phone bill or car rego papers.

Please visit the SafeWork Australia Evidence of Identity guide for more information.

Student Information

Before booking a course, you should be aware of our refund policy, complaints/appeals processes, student support, your responsibilities and rights as a student. This information and more is available on our Student Information page. Please let us know, before enrolment, about any special needs you may have for you to successfully complete your course. You may wish to attempt a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment to find out if you need special support. This LLN assessment is available on request. We may ask you to complete this LLN assessment before course enrolment.

Unique Student Identifier

The Australian Government requires ALL students to register for a Unique Student Identifier (USI). It is easy and fast to do. Students must bring their USI number to the course, including the exact name they used to register for the USI. A White Card or Statement of Attainment can not be issued unless a valid USI is received.

White Card Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does A White Card Last in Wollongong?

Great News! Once you earn your white card, it won’t expire until you stop working in the industry as per the current legislation. From immediately after you have been certified with your white card, it will be valid as long as you continue to operate in the construction industry. However, if you spend two sequential years without working in the construction industry, you will need to undertake a new training set and refresh your knowledge to restore your white card.


How Do I Get A White Card in Wollongong?

Qualifying for a white card in Wollongong is rather easy – all you have to do is schedule a course with Leading Safety Training, and we will sort out the rest! We offer white card course Wollongong training, to all students and construction workers across the state. We can deliver these online through zoom or face-to-face at our various physical locations.

Our white card course Wollongong training takes less than 7 hours to complete is mandatory for anyone who works or wishes to work in the construction industry in Wollongong. We will take you through all the basic construction health and safety training. This course is also known as the general construction induction and been previously known as the Green Card, Red Card and Blue Card Course.

If you wish to attain your white card, this construction health and safety training will need to be conducted with a certified training organisation, like Leading Safety Training. It is also important to note that a 100-point identity check will need to be supplied to be eligible for the course and awarding your white card in Wollongong.


Can I Get A White Card Online?

At Leading Safety training, you conduct your white card Wollongong safety training virtually, online via Zoom. Alternatively, you can participate face to face education at our white card training Wollongong facility.


Can I Get A White Card During COVID-19?

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped the construction industry, so we are still supplying our white card training, with a few minor adjustments. We are taking extra precautions for our Wollongong students and educators to guarantee a safe, healthy and protected learning environment in Wollongong. Our physical locations in NSW are back in full swing, and so are our virtual courses. You can now complete the course for white card attainment via Zoom.


What Is A White Card Used For?

Having the appropriate training and white card accreditation means less risk of experiencing an accident on-site, or indeed, causing one. A white card is also classified as a general construction induction card. It is essential to have a white card in Wollongong if you wish to operate on a construction site in Wollongong or anywhere in NSW. Our white card course Wollongong covers important topics about on-site health and safety. This process of training and accreditation ensures there is less risk of on-site accidents through individual and collective education.

White card courses in Wollongong requires employees to be competent in their knowledge and personal awareness of Work Health & Safety legislative requirements, the basics of risk management and injury and illness prevention best practices in the construction industry. This training is designed to reduce the potential for fatalities and injuries on Wollongong work sites through teaching risk identification and best practices while operating in construction.


Who Needs A White Card in Wollongong?

A valid white card is required by anyone who works in the construction industry in Wollongong or anywhere in NSW. This includes surveyors, tradespeople, labourers and even site managers. Individuals whose employment causes them to routinely enter or work on construction sites will need to undertake a white card course Wollongong to receive a white card. A white card is also required by individuals who access operational construction zones and are not directly supervised.