Is your white card recognized across Australia?
If you are eligible to complete the online White Card training (CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) you may receive a different card depending on where you live. Each card will allow you to work in every state in Australia. You can confirm if you are eligible to complete the online training here.
To find out what your specific state has to say about interstate white cards read on below:
The Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 states that WorkCover NSW recognizes all interstate General Construction Induction Training cards.
Under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (WHS Regulation), SafeWork NSW recognises all interstate General Construction Induction Training (GIT) cards issued under corresponding Work Health and Safety legislation as well as a range of cards issued under previous arrangements.
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. Construction induction training must be provided by a registered training organisation (RTO CI Cards issued by other states/territories, such as ACT, NT and QLD, are recognised in Victoria but must include the RTO number.
SA WHS Regulation 318-Recognition of general construction induction training cards issued in other jurisdictions clearly states that all construction induction training cards issued in other jurisdictions are valid.
SafeWork SA Inspectors accept all cards presented to them, including QLD white cards, on construction sites irrespective of where the card had been issued. PCBUs in control of construction work are obliged to accept all white cards.
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