Provide students with the knowledge 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.
Unit Standard: 17590 L3 C6 V7
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Students must have achieved NZQA US 17588, Permit to Work Receiver or equivalent.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The practical involves completion of two permits and auditing of two other permits, as part of an on job assignment (OJA) signed off by a supervisor at the student’s workplace and returned within 90 days.
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 three years.
A safety conscious individual, John provides the bridge between training, assessing and employment on many of Taranaki’s oil and gas sites. Holding health and safety roles throughout the region and a passion for hazard identification and confined space entry, John is a well-known trainer and on the job assessor throughout the Taranaki region. John has numerous years of experience in training and his knowledge sees him as a valuable trainer due to his breath of knowledge and practical take on training.
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.