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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  

Course Duration: Approx. 6 hours

Course Location: TBC

Course Cost: $270.00+gst per person

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

(Minimum number charges will be applied if minimum numbers not met)

For more information, please refer to the trainee handbook or the student information section of our website.