Safety Observer – Online

This online course provides students with an understanding of the work, activities and hazardous environments requiring a Safety Observer to control, monitor and maintain safety. 

This includes Safety Observer responsibilities and duties covering hot work, confined space, excavations, and working at height activities as well as emergency response measures. 

Certification

After successful completion of the online course you will be issued with an electronic badge. Before we can issue you with a formal Safety Observer Certificate, you will need to contact Wood Training with proof of identity.

Unit Standard: 17596 L3 C8 V5

Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • Health and safety legislation.
  • Work requiring a safety observer.
  • Duties of a safety observer.
  • Work environment conditions.
  • Communication methods.
  • Emergency and rescue plans.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify criteria under work permit procedures where the safety observer is required to control, monitor and maintain safety for activity.
  • Identify hazardous environments and activities requiring safety observer control.
  • Identify safety observer responsibilities.
  • Identify emergency response measures.

Course structure

This course is an online course.

After you contact Wood Training, we will send you a confirmation email with a self-enrolment key. You will be prompt- ed in the system to set up a profile, with information that we need for your enrolment.
You will be sent a link to access your course with this self- enrolment key. You will be prompted in the system to set up a profile, with information that we need for your enrolment.

You will need to have:

  • Access to a computer and stable internet
  • An email address

Course prerequisites

None.

Assessment process

It consists of online learning modules that you work through at your own pace. At the very end of the course there are summative assessment tasks.

Revalidation/Refresher

To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.

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Course Length

Work at your own pace

Location

Online Course

Price

$244 + GST per person

Group rates available

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Important Information

Student Handbook

Terms and Conditions

Meet The Trainers

Jack Hywood

Jack Hywood

Jack Hywood

Coming off the tools from the Fluid Transfer Industry where he headed the engineering department, Jack has worked across Australia and New Zealand honing his skills and knowledge. With a change in career, his passion for health and safety has become his focus, and he consults all over the country, particularly around Hazardous Substance compliance, permit to work systems, and safe work practices. Jack holds both a New Zealand Diploma and NEBOSH International qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety as well as Adult Education and Training.

Malcolm White

Malcolm White

Malcolm White

Consultant, Training Facilitator and company director, Mal has a history of work in the oil and gas sector, process operation and hazard management.  He has extensive experience in many roles in the workforce and brings authentic experience to the training situation.  With a background in physics, chemistry, statistics and human anatomy he knows his subject matter well, and this knowledge and experience comes to the fore in his training and delivery.

Testimonials

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