How to book
Download the SafeTrades Course Calendar to view the available dates
Complete the SafeTrades Booking Form for the training required. The form has fields enabling you to book up to five people. If you want to book for more than five people, please enter the additional details in the Comments field.
Those individuals who have not previously enrolled on a SafeTrades Short Course during the last year are also required to complete the NorthTec Online Enrolment Form. Each student only needs to do this ONCE per year.
Classes are still running! All learning is now taking place online due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Further information can be found on our COVID-19 information page.
Who will benefit?
This course is essential for any person who issues or receives safe work permits in the workplace, and for those intending to set up a permit system.
Trainees who complete this course will have knowledge and practical skills to:
Explain work permit procedures and requirements
Ensure the need for a work permit is properly identified and the worksite is prepared accordingly
Issue a work permit for a range of different types of work requiring permitting
Accept a work permit and undertake work under the permit
Monitor and close the work permit
Audit work permits
Describe and carry out the controls and actions to be taken at the end of a work period or upon the completion of work
Complete a practical activity around permit issuing and receiving.
This course includes off-course verification.
Unit standards in this course
17590 - Issue worksite specific work permits
17588 - Apply for, accept, and carry out work according to a work permit in the workplace
17590: People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain work permit procedures and requirements; ensure the
need for a work permit is properly identified and the worksite is prepared accordingly; issue a work permit; monitor and close
the work permit; and audit work permits.
17588: People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the types of work permits, the roles of those involved in the work permit system, and the requirements for receiving a work permit; explain the preparatory requirements when applying for a
work permit; accept a work permit and undertake work under the permit; and describe and carry out the controls and actions
to be taken at the end of a work period or upon the completion of work.
Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions
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