Construction Induction Card (White Card) - New South Wales

Description

You may require a construction induction card (or white card) if you intend to carry out construction work. Construction work includes any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, renovation, maintenance, or demolition of a structure. The types of jobs that need a card include:

  • site managers
  • supervisors
  • surveyors
  • labourers
  • tradespeople
  • people who access operational construction zones
  • workers whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones.

Construction workers can also work in New South Wales using valid construction induction cards issued by other states and territories.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this card you must:

  • be at least 14 years of age
  • successfully complete general construction induction training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • provide your trainer with 100 points of identification
  • pay the required fee.

You will be given a statement from your RTO to use as proof that you have completed the training that can be used until you receive your card. This statement is valid for 60 days.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

The card is cancelled if you have not done any construction work for 2 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

If lodged and paid online in one transaction, $28, otherwise $34.

General Duplicate Certificate All $34.00 Replacement.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Construction Induction Card - Your RTO will have the application forms and will submit them when you have completed your training.
Vary All SafeWork NSW Licence Replacement (Online) (Opens in new window)
Vary All SafeWork NSW Licence Replacement - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Change of Details - Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Update Contact Details (Online) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 NSW

Approval time

Cards are usually issued within 30 days. However, if a decision has not been made within 60 days, then it is taken that you hold the card until a decision is made.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing Enquiries

SafeWork NSW

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Operating address: 92 - 100 Donnison Street
Gosford, New South Wales 2250
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2906
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250
Phone: 13 10 50
Email: licensing@safework.nsw.gov.au
Website: SafeWork NSW (Opens in new window)