White Card Online

Course Code: CPCWHS1001

The White Card Virtual Classroom is available for those that reside and are located in NSW only. Allies Security is an approved RTO under Safework NSW.

Trainees must have computer literacy and English literacy! You must also have correct PPE for the day, regardless if you are in the construction industry or not. Please see requirements tab. We will match any price – send us an email for your coupon at

Valid for work in Australia (All States)

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Online Class
New classes are added regularly.  Students must be able to communicate, read and write in English. Student must also have computer literacy. See requirements tab for more information.

Equipment and Resources

Computer Literacy

  1. Students should be able to split their screen on their device. This can be done on laptops, iPad, desktop computers. This is so you can see the instructors screen and be able to work through the online learning material at the same time.
  2. You should be familiar with your own device! We cannot guarantee we can assist with difficulties that you experience, other than those on Zoom and our learning management system.
  3. Students should be able to download and upload documents on the student portal. If you do not know how to download or upload documents, please let us know before the course.
  4. If you need assistance please advise us before the course.

Here are some links to help you with the online class:      

How to do split screen on iPad

How to do split screen on windows 

How to do split screen on Mac

If you are not familiar with Zoom, click the following headings for more information:

Getting Started with Zoom Getting Started with Zoom 

How to join a meeting 

To undertake this training, it is COMPULSORY that students:

  1. Bring 100 points of ID on the day. New arrivals (less than 6 weeks in Australia), School  students less than 16 years of age and Indigenous Australians are exempted. You must show be able to show originals! Except for those that are digitally issues i.e. phone bills, registration papers, bank statements.
  2. You must be able to read and write in English. If you have difficulty, we recommend you call us before making a booking.
  3. You WILL NOT be allowed to sit in the course without 100 points of ID (New Arrivals excepted). No refunds are offered if you arrive with insufficient ID – you will have to re-book your course, paying the full fee.
  4. You WILL NOT be allowed to sit in the course without the required PPE
  5. You must be present AT ALL TIMES of the virtual classroom unless otherwise stated.
  6. A $20 card fee is payable upon course commencement. This will go directly to SafeWork NSW.

You must have the appropriate PPE 

  1. Eye protection – AS1337.1 Personal eye protection Eye and face protectors for occupational application.
  2. Hearing protection – AS/NZS 1270 Acoustics – Hearing protector (Ear Muffs)
  3. Head protection (hard hat) – AS/NZS 1801 Occupational protective helmet
  4. High visibility reflective vest – AS/NZS 4602.1 High visibility safety garments class
  5. A dust mask

If you need help with obtaining PPE, please contact us via email at or on (02) 9557 7466. 

PPE Required

Identity Requirements

Prior to course commencement, please bring original copies of 100 points of ID. If you have less than 100 points contact our office. You will not be allowed to commence the course. You must be able to provide your current address on your ID. Click here for more information.

Type of Identification ID Document Points Value
Only 1 document can be used
Australian Birth Certificate/card issued by the registrar of births, deaths and marriages 70
Passport - Australian or International (Current or expired within last 2 years, but not cancelled) 70
Australian citizenship certificate 70
Multiple documents can be used, each documents is 25 points
Current Australian driver's license, Photo ID or permit 25
AUSTRALIAN Credit/Savings cards/bank statements 25
Government issued card such as Department of Vetarns Affairs card, Current Centrelink card, Medicare 25
Utility bills issued in the last (3) months - for example water, electricity, gas, telephone 25
Current Vehicle registration or insurance papers 25

Frequently asked questions

Do I need Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

  2. For face to face training, you do no need it – as the training centre will have them for class use.  We have our training centre in Marrickville. You can book here for face to face training.

How does the virtual classroom work?

  1. You must have access to a computer/phone/ipad with a working webcam and microphone.
  2. Students will log into zoom for the ID checks in the morning of the course. Breakout rooms will be opened to ensure privacy of the IDs and an RTO delegate will check your ID in correspodence with your EOI form.
  3. Trainer will be teaching the content on zoom, you will have a split screen set up, so you have access to your learning content as well at the same time (see requirements tab on how to set up). You must have your camera on at all times of learning and assessment activities.

When do I get my white card?

  1. You will be issued a interim certificate (Statement of Training) between 1-3 days. This interim certificate is valid for 60 days of work.
  2. Let staff know on the day if you need it urgently, and it will be processed the same evening or by the next morning.
  3. The physical white card is sent by Safe Work NSW within 3-4 weeks of course completion.

How long is the White Card valid for?

  1. The White Card (also known as General Induction Card) is valid indefinetely. However, if you have not been working in the construction industry for  more than 2 years, you must redo the course.

Can I do this course to complete my application for an Owner Builder permit?

  1. Yes. This course is the correct course that is one of components that you need to apply for your owner builder permit, however you need to complete the owner builder course elsewhere as we do not have an owner builder course.

Why do I need 100 points of ID?

  1. It is a requirement by SafeWork NSW, you must be able to present 100 points of ID, unless you are are less than 18 years old and a school student, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or recently arrived from overseas for the first time(not an Australian National) with relevant documentation. See requirements tab for more information on ID.

What payment methods do you have?

  1. You can pay via credit card, PayPal, over the phone or cash on the day of the course (except. virtual classes must be paid in advance).
  2. PayPal – we are now offering 4 small easy payments via PayPal. If you have a PayPal account, it’s quick and easy. Just select “pay in 4 payments” via PayPal checkout.
  3. Invoices can be sent out, however must be paid in advance to secure spots for courses at least 48 hours prior to the course to confirm seats.

Please contact us via email at or on (02) 9557 7466 for any queries. 

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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"I recieved so much information about hazards in the workplace and how to deal with it. I think the best aspects of learning in the course was the saftey assesments in the workplace, Risk assesments...

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"The course was finished nicely, all my expectations were fulfilled. Great trainer!"...

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"Very helpful insight into safe work practices on a construction site."...

Rhonda Kadi

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Easy learning by an experienced trainer with an abundance of knowledge! The trainer was patient and explained the correct and logical methods of work place safety."...

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Course Work Flow

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Key Topics

Identify and understand roles, responsibilities and rights of duty holders

Understand OHS communication and reporting processes

Apply the principles of risk management

Identify common hazards and control measures

Interpret and apply safety information and documentation

Use safe work practices

Respond to OHS incidents

Unit Facts

Unit Name:- Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)

Unit Code: CPCWHS1001

6 hours (excluding breaks)

$20 card fee is payable upon completion of course

You will receive a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment upon completion as well as a Statement of Training (SOT) which is valid for 60 days and will enable the student to work until the white card arrives in the mail.

Payment: Credit Card, Direct Deposit, Paypal, Over the phone

Unit Overview

The Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card) course is a Nationally Recognised qualification and is a compulsory requirement for anybody who wishes to kick-start their career or maintain employment in the construction industry throughout Australia. The unit was previously known as CPCCOHS1001 – Work safely in the construction industry, that is now superseded, and is equivalent to the new code CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Refund Policy

If you fail to

  • bring appropriate identification on the day you will not be eligible for a refund – you will have to reschedule your course, paying full course fee again..
  • bring appropriate PPE on the day, you will not be eligible for a refund – you will have to reschedule your assessment task, with a re-enrolment fee.
  • do not advise of us any problems you have with technology before the course date, you will not be eligible for a refund.

For more refund information, contact us or please refer to pages 10 and 11 of the student handbook. 48 hour written notice is required for cancellations.

Meet the Trainers

Chris Burgess

Chris has been involved with Allies Security as a First Aid trainer for a number of years. He has served in the Australian army…

Imran Ali

Imran has been involved in the Vocational Education training since 2000 and has been offering course in Security, Construction Safety, he also is an Honorary lifetime member with St John Ambulance since 2006.

Raja Sethi

Raja Sethi has been involved with Allies Security as a White Card trainer for a number of years. He has worked in high risk work environments like installing cabling in tunnels…

Mark McMahon

Mark McMahon has been teaching and training for the past decade. He has worked in many supervisory roles in Construction, and Security.

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