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Permit to Work (Issuer) Unit Standard 17590

Course Aim
At the successful completion of this course a trainee will be able to: understand the essentials of the Permit to Work system, implementing the system and how to monitor its effectiveness in your role as a Permit Issuer.

This course is based on a generic permit system unless company system provided ahead of time.

Course Overview
Theory and practical lessons covering the following: 

  • Explain permit types, roles and requirements for issuing a permit
  • Demonstrate the preparation requirements for issuing a permit including hazard analysis and supervisory requirements on site
  • Explain and demonstrate the implementation of control systems including monitoring of and compliance to work scope
  • Explain procedures for deviations in terms of change of scope, new hazards, changes in personnel and reasons for cancellation
  • Explain and demonstrate the action for completion of work and procedures for closure of permit

NZQA Unit Standard
17590:            Issue work site specific work permits

                        Level 3, Credits 6  

Attendance Numbers           Minimum 4, maximum 14 per session

Course Duration                  Approx. 6 hours

Course Location                   TBC

Course Cost                           $270+gst per person

Mileage: $100+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

Credit reporting costs not charged when minimum attendance is met

(Credit reporting cost - $10 per credit)