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Origin Institute White Card

Victorian White Card Training

The most popular construction induction White Card training in Melbourne.

WorkSafe Victoria fully accredited construction White Card course. Book online now!

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White Card Course & Training in Victoria


White card course (also known as construction induction training, construction white card, or red card training) is the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.

Origin Institute is fully accredited by WorkSafe Victoria for face-to-face construction white card training programs.

Victorian Construction Induction White Card is nationally accredited. Once completed, you can use it anywhere in Australia. More than 25 class locations. Book online now and access online enrolment and learning materials instantly!

White Card Training Duration:

  • 6 Hours

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment):

Students will use Origin Institute's PPE during the assessment stage. You don't have to bring or purchase your own PPE to attend the class, but you are welcome to bring your own PPE if you want to. The required PPE gears for assessment are hard hat, earmuffs, safety goggles and high vis vest.

White Card Training Location:

  • Clayton

  • Lalor

  • Melbourne CBD

  • St Kilda

  • Werribee

  • Sunshine

  • Brunswick

  • Dandenong

  • Eltham

  • Geelong

  • Shepparton

  • Melton

  • Bendigo

  • Frankston

  • Mildura

  • Wodonga

  • Box Hill

  • Ballarat

  • Rowville

  • Pakenham

  • Port Melbourne

  • Glen Waverley

  • Ferntree Gully

  • Clyde North

  • Swan Hill

  • Wangaratta

  • Thomastown

  • Seaford

  • Broadmeadows

  • VIC Online (before 2023)

Unit of Competency:

CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

How to Book White Card Course Online:

  1. Complete booking online,

  2. Sign up for the Online Learning Platform (OLP) account from the confirmation email,

  3. Complete the enrolment form, ID upload and learning competency assessment in OLP,

  4. Attend your class.

How to receive your white card:

  1. Complete online white card course enrolment,

  2. Attend and pass the White Card course with Origin Institute,

  3. Receive a digital certificate (interim white card) from Origin Institute on the same day of course completion, so you can start working,

  4. Receive a formal white card from WorkSafe Victoria.

International Students:

Origin Institute is a CRICOS provider. Our construction white card course accepts international students as well. You must have a valid visa to enroll in this course. Origin Institute requires all overseas visa holders (except permanent residents who may provide Medicare Cards) to provide a current VEVO Check during the enrolment stage. The VEVO Check must be the original PDF, which is generated from the Department of Home Affairs' system within 2 days of submission.

White Card Course Online Victoria:

Origin Institute was a WorkSafe Victoria approved training provider for online white card course delivery (Connected in Real-Time delivery) during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the online white card course ended at the start of 2023 in Victoria. The construction induction white card course can only be completed in face-to-face classes in Victoria. Learn more...

Entry Requirements

Valid Photo ID:

Statement of Attainment and White Card can not be issued if a participant does not provide a valid photo ID. An overseas driver's licence is not acceptable.

Rights to Study in Australia:

  • If you are holding an overseas visa, you must be entitled to study or work in Australia under your visa.

  • All participants will be asked to provide a valid type of residency evidence, such as a VEVO check, passport, Australian government-issued Medicare Card or other document which can prove that you are entitled to work or study in Australia.

English Skill:

  • Basic understanding of reading, writing and oral English.

Price Beat Conditions:

10% Price Beat Guarantee*

If you find the same construction white card course for a lower price online, we will beat it by 10% of difference*.​​

  • Send details to our online chatbox located at the bottom of this page.

*We will beat the price by 10% of the difference and provide a discount code.

Price Beat Conditions:

  • the qualification must be the same as the one we are offering,

  • the white card course must be a WorkSafe Victoria accredited course,

  • the white card course price is officially published by the other legitimate Registered Training Organisation (RTO),

  • the white card course must have the same starting date, delivery mode and location, and

  • discounts must be applied online before you have completed the payment,

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a White Card?

A White Card is also known as construction induction training or construction white card training (its former name was Red Card training). It is evident that you have completed construction safety induction training, which is a mandatory legal requirement for all persons at a workplace at which construction work is performed. Learn more...


Can I do White Card training online?

Origin Institute was a WorkSafe Victoria approved training provider for online white card course delivery (Connected in Real-Time delivery) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our online white card training provided flexible and safe training solutions to all Victorian students during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can do an online white card course with WorkSafe Victoria's approved provider before 2023. However, since 1 January 2023, the online white card training is no longer available in Victoria. In Victoria, all White Card training MUST be done in a face-to-face class. Please also beware of many online white card course scammer websites (learn more...). 


What should I bring to my class?

You need to bring your original photo ID and pen to your class.


Do I need to bring my own PPEs?

If you do the training with Origin Institute, you don’t have to bring your own PPEs. You can use our trainer's PPEs during the assessment stage. However, you are welcome to bring your own PPEs if you want to. The PPEs for construction white card training assessments are hardhat, earmuffs, safety goggle and high-vis vest.


How long does it take to get my White Card?

Once you complete the construction white card training, we will issue a Statement of Attainment (SoA) to you on the same day. The SoA can be used as an interim White Card for up to 60 days until you receive the plastic White Card. Usually, it takes around 2-3 weeks to get your physical white card. We will also issue a digital interim white card, which can be saved on your mobile devices.


Can I start working with my certificate?

Yes, once you get the Statement of Attainment (SoA), you can start working immediately. We usually issue the SoA on the same day of your course completion.


How long will my White Card be valid for?

A formal construction white card has no expiry date. However, you need to attend another White Card training if you have left the industry for more than 2 consecutive years.


Can I use my Construction White Card in other states?

Yes, you can use it anywhere in Australia.


Do you provide Construction White Card training to international students?

Yes, we provide White Card training to international students. We are also a CRICOS provider (ID: 03819K) who provides many other construction courses to international students.


Can I transfer my old Red Card to a White Card?

Yes, we offer the Red Card to White Card transfer service. Simply complete an online red card to white card transfer application form.


What happens if I lose my White Card?

Please contact WorkSafe Victoria (1800 136 089) to order a new replacement card.


What do I learn from this White Card course?

The construction induction training (white card training) covers basic health and safety knowledge for working in the construction industry. The purpose of the white card training is to ensure all persons, who work in the construction industry, have basic occupational health and safety (OHS) knowledge so that the OHS risk in this industry can be reduced dramatically.


Are you a Registered Training Organisation?

Yes, Origin Institute is a Registered Training Organisation. RTO ID: 45276. CRICOS Provider ID: 03819K. Origin Institute is also an accredited provider of construction white card training.


Are you accredited by WorkSafe Victoria?

Yes, we are fully accredited by WorkSafe Victoria for White Card face-to-face training. We are also accredited for official online white card training during the COVID-19 pandemic in Victoria.


Is your White Card suitable for an Owner-Builder application?

Yes, our White Card training is recognised by the Victoria Building Authority.


What should I complete before class?

All students need to complete the Enrolment Form, ID upload and Learning Competency Assessment before the class.


What is the Learning Competency Assessment (LCA)?

The LCA comprises of suitability assessment, language, literacy and numeracy test, and general instruction of our course. It allows us to identify any support needs the student may have.


Can I use my overseas driver’s licence?

No, we don’t accept any overseas driver’s licence as a valid form of photo ID.

Can I find any white card course near me?

Origin Institute runs white card courses in more than 25 locations in Victoria. Most of our students should be able to find our class in nearby locations. At this moment we run the courses in many areas, such as Melbourne CBD, Port Melbourne, Box Hill, Mont Albert, Monash Areas, Glen Waverley, Dandenong, Seaford, Frankston, Ferntree Gully, Clyde North, Cranbourne, Ringwood, Rowville, Brunswick, Thomastown, Lalor, Broadmeadows, Bundoora, Sunshine, Maribyrnong, Werribee, Geelong, Shepparton, Mooroopna, Melton, Wangaratta, Swan Hill, Bendigo and more. Simply click the Book Now button and find your preferred class location.

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