If your work involves high-risk tasks, you’ll need to know the basics of the permit to work system: What is a permit to work? When do you need one? What are the responsibilities of a permit holder? What are the conditions and requirements of a permit?
Our online course gives an overview of the permit to work system and explains how it’s used to identify and control high-risk tasks in accordance with safe work practices. It also outlines the scope, conditions and requirements of eight types of permits to ensure you gain a sound understanding of the safety principles and responsibilities that make the permit system an effective means of safety management.
Please note: this is an awareness course only. You may need other qualifications before you can undertake the type of high-risk tasks outlined in the course.
Topic 1 – Overview of the permit to work system
Section 1 – Nature of the system
Section 2 – The permit approver
Section 3 – The permit holder
Section 4 – The permit work team
Section 5 – Types of permits
Section 6 – Limitations and requirements
Section 7 – Authority to work
Topic 2 – Hot work permit
Section 1 – Hot work permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for hot work
Topic 3 – Confined space entry permit
Section 1 – Confined space entry permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for confined spaces
Topic 4 – Excavation permit
Section 1 – Excavation permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for excavations
Topic 5 – Working at heights permit
Section 1 – When is a permit needed?
Section 2 – Training requirements
Section 3 – Safety procedures
Topic 6 – Asbestos-containing materials – minor works permit
Section 1 – Managing asbestos-related risks
Section 2 – Scope of the permit
Topic 7 – Electrical permits
Section 1 – Overview of electrical permits
Section 2 – High voltage vicinity permit
Section 3 – Electrical access permit
Section 4 – Sanction to test permit