When do I need a General Induction Card?
A General Induction Card is mandatory for anyone working within the building & construction industry.
Can I do this online?
It is a requirement to complete face-to-face training. However in some states if you live 100km + from the nearest approved RTO exemptions apply where this can be completed online
Is my General Induction Card recognised in other states?
Yes, General Induction Cards are nationally recognised
Is my blue card (QLD) still recognised?
Yes provided it is not damaged and still in good condition. Some states may also ask you to retrain if you have not worked in the construction industry for over two (2) years.
I lost my blue card (QLD), How do I get a new one?
Blue Cards cannot be replaced, you must complete CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and you will be issued with a General Induction Card.
I lost my white card, How do I get a new one?
You must contact the RTO you originally completed the training with. General Induction Cards can only be replaced if you provide a statement of attainment for CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
I have a green card (NSW) is this still valid?
No this is no longer acceptable in NSW or any other state in Australia. You will need to complete CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and you will be issued with a General Induction Card.
SafeWork/WorkSafe conditions of assessment:
- Able to produce 100 points or more of identification as per the SafeWork/WorkSafe identification checklist. Speak and understand English at a level to be able to participate in the training and assessment