Do White Cards Expire?

Do I need to update my white card?

Once you have received your white card, it will remain valid while you continue to work in construction.

However, if you do not work in this field for a period of two consecutive years, you will need to renew your white card by undertaking training again..

Can white card be done online?

You can now get a White Card online in several states which is recognised in all states and territories. This mean that you can do the White Card Course at home, at your own pace. It is convenient, easy, much cheaper than face-to-face training and fully accredited.

What do I bring to a white card course?

For all courses it is essential to provide photo ID (i.e. Passport, Drivers licence, Photo ID card, Student Card), however, the White Card and Forklift course requires 100 points of ID….Within the 100 points, applicants must show the following;Photo.Date of Birth.Signature.Current Residential Address.

Can you get a white card online in Victoria?

Only providers approved by WorkSafe Victoria can deliver White Card course via a Virtual Classroom Online.

Is white card online legit?

Online white card training is not recognised by the workplace health and safety regulatory bodies. Authorities like ASQA are not supportive of white card training that’s been done online. Online white card training in NSW is banned.

How old do you need to be to get a white card?

14 yearsUse our online search to find a white card trainer in your area. You will need to provide the trainer with 100 points of ID and the course fee is set independently by the RTO. A person must be at least 14 years of age to participate in the training.

How much does it cost to get your white card?

The cost for White Card course is $79. An additional $20 is payable at the completion of your course for processing of your actual white card. (This is a fee that NSW WorkCover charges and not Licences 4 Work).

Is a green card the same as a white card?

What is the difference between the “Green Card” and “White Card”? Previously, participants who completed the WHS Induction course were issued with a “green card”. With legislation changes, participants are now issued with a “white card”.

Can you fail your white card?

All students attending White Card training are required to pass a stringent Identification Check. Please note that if you fail to bring the correct original documents to the course you will not, under any circumstance be allowed to complete the course.

Is blue card the same as white card?

A White Card is evidence that you have completed a General Construction Induction course/White Card course (previously known as the Blue Card, Red Card or Green Card course depending on your state). This course is mandatory for anyone who works, or wants to work, in the construction industry.

Is a white card nationally Recognised?

YES. The General Construction Induction Card is recognised nationally. Once you have been issued with a General Construction Induction Card, the card is automatically recognised for construction work in any state or territory of Australia.

Does an apprentice need a white card?

As the construction industry continues to flourish across the nation, previously apprehensive employers are seeking apprentices to train in various construction skills and trades. It is crucial that these workers first undergo White Card training before they are allowed onto a building site.

What do you do if you lose your white card?

So all you need to do is apply for a replacement card! You will need to sign off a Statutory Declaration (provided) to state that you have, at some stage, done a proper White Card course. If you have not ever done a White Card course, it is fraud, and illegal, to submit a Stat Dec to us.

How long is a white card valid for WA?

Will my White Card expire? Your White Card will not expire, however if you have been out of the construction industry for a period of two years or more you will need to redo the course.

How long is a white card valid for?

2 yearsUnder the current legislation, white cards do not expire but it is recommended that you refresh your knowledge by completing a new course if you have been absent from the construction industry for more than 2 years.

Are white cards valid in all states?

Yes – New South Wales accepts all interstate General Construction Induction Training card.

Do I need to carry my white card at all times?

The construction industry requires you to have a white card to work in the industry. You must keep this card on you at all times when working on a construction site.

Is getting a white card easy?

An OH&S Course or ‘White Card’ is not that difficult to get. It is an entry-level, basic construction health and safety training course and takes less than a day to complete. Having a White Card means that you will be less at risk of having an accident on-site, or indeed causing one.

Can international students get white card?

A white card is a qualification that is required for anyone wishing to access a building site in Australia. This includes international students who might find themselves working as labourers, or for a trade on a construction project. The white card is all about safety.