General construction induction card - Queensland

Service summary

All people doing construction work in Queensland must successfully complete a recognised general construction induction course before they start work in any construction activity.

These courses must be conducted by RTOs to be recognised by Queensland law.

When a person successfully completes the course the RTO will issue a general construction induction card to them.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Construction work
  1. work to erect, construct, extend, alter, convert, fit out, commission, renovate, repair, refurbish, disassemble or decommission a structure, or part of a structure; or
  2. work connected with site preparation, excavation and landscaping for work mentioned in paragraph (a); or
  3. the assembly of prefabricated components for work mentioned in paragraph(a); or
  4. the disassembly of prefabricated components for work mentioned in paragraph (a) that immediately before the disassembly, formed a structure or part of a structure; or
  5. a prescribed activity that is asbestos removal work or demolition work.

Transfer details

This approval cannot be transferred.

Additional information

RTOs wishing to deliver this training should read 'General construction induction information for RTOs' in supporting information.

Administering agency

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Workplace Health and Safety

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Queensland)

Contact details

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Licensing and Advisory Services

Operating address:
Level 2
Citilink Business Centre
153 Campbell Street
Bowen Hills, Queensland 4006
Mailing address:
PO Box 820
Lutwyche, Queensland 4030


1300 362 128


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