Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
What is a White Card?
A White Card is evidence that you are able to enter a construction site in Australia. To get a White Card you must complete a White Card course offered by an approved registered training organisation. For more information, read our extensive guide: What is a White Card?
Can you get a White Card online in QLD?
To be eligible to complete your White Card online your residential address must be 100km away from the nearest White Card training provider. This means the vast majority of Queensland residents will need to complete their White Card course face-to-face. This is a Queensland government requirement that was introduced in mid 2019.
You can book your White Card QLD here.
How much does a White Card cost?
Complete your White Card with us for $99. Our course cost is the same on weekends. No hidden fees – guaranteed.
How long is the White Card course?
The course typically takes 4h to complete face-to-face.
When will I get my White Card?
When you complete your White Card course with Tradie Training, you’ll receive your White Card on the day. We understand you need to get on site ASAP, so our course is straightforward and hassle-free.
What do I need to bring on the day of training?
You will be required to bring three forms of acceptable ID equaling 100 points.
- Driver's licence
- Credit/Debit card
- Medicare card
- Birth certificate
Most learners bring their driver's license, a credit/debit card and medicare card.
Tradie Training will supply all training and assessment materials on the day.
Will my White Card expire?
There is currently no White Card expiration date. However, learners who have not worked in industry for over two years should complete construction induction training.
Can I get a replacement White Card if I lost mine?
Yes, if you lost your White Card you can apply for a replacement by following the replacement White Card process.
Is the White Card valid in all Australian states and territories?
Yes, your White Card is 100% accredited and nationally recognised, meaning you can get on site throughout Australia. When working interstate we recommend checking with your employer for any additional requirements.
How do I change my workshop day or time?
You can change your workshop day and time by clicking the ‘Change my booking’ button in the confirmation email you received. You can change your booking for free at any time!
Do you take group bookings for companies?
Yes, you can book for groups. For groups of 8+, we can deliver the training at your office or location of choosing (Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ipswich regions). See our group booking page for more details.
Can you replace my Blue Card?
Unfortunately the Blue Card can't be replaced. If you lost your Blue Card, you will need to do the new White Card course.
How do I get a White Card in Brisbane?
You need to attend a classroom and complete a 4 hours course with a registered training organisation. You cannot complete this course online anymore since 2019.
How do I get a White Card Qld?
You must complete the Unit of Competency CPCCWHS1001 - prepare to work safely in the construction industry. This training must be completed with a Government approved Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The training must be completed with an accredited trainer, and can't be completed online since 2019.
You can book your Queensland White Card here.
Can I get a White Card online?
Not since 2019. The training has to be completed in a classroom taught by a qualified, Government approved Trainer & Assessor.
Only residents of WA and TAS are allowed to complete their White Card courses online.
Residents of QLD can apply for an exemption if residing 100km or more from the nearest Registered Training Organisation delivering the training.
In order to be able to complete the White Card course online, you must purchase the required construction PPE.
How old do you have to be to get a QLD White Card?
There is no minimum age to get a Queensland White Card. You can complete the training and obtain a White Card at any age in Queensland.
While New South Wales has a minimum age of 14 years, there is no such restriction in Queensland.
Note: Some registered training organisations don't train anyone under the age of 14, but this is an internal policy and not a WorkSafe Queensland requirement. Tradie Training does not impose such minimum age requirements.
I am an international student, can I complete my course with Tradie Training?
Yes, you can complete your White Card & First Aid course with Tradie Training. Since the 19th of July 2021, Tradie Training can deliver those courses to overseas students (student visa).
You can read our announcement here: White Card & First Aid course for international students