This permit issuing course covers the skills and knowledge required to issue work permits. It covers an understanding of the permit system and the limitations of each permit, and making decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit.
This course includes:
- Issuing work permits
- Conducting local risk contrl
- Gas test atmospheres
- Monitor and control work permits
- Conduct hazard analysis
Duration: 8 hours
Components: Face-to-face intensive training and assessment
This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to issue work permits. It covers an understanding of the permit system and the limitations of each permit, and making decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. This unit includes the issue of any and all permits. Permits are called ‘clearances’ by some organisations.
This permit issuing course applies to personnel who are required to issue appropriate permits to work to persons conducting a variety of activities in workplace environments in which hazards exist or specific procedures need to be followed and monitored to protect the safety of personnel and the integrity of plant or process.
This course applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
MSMPER300 – Issue work permits
RIIRIS201D – Conduct local risk
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres
MSMPER201 – Monitor and control work permits
MSMWHS201 – Conduct hazard analysis
Participants are required to speak and write in English along with good literacy and numeracy skills. Participants will need to be able to read and write detailed signage. The ability to communicate to other participants is a requirement to meet the course requirements.
Participants needing support will receive the needed help. Extra support may incur further costs to the participant.
Have a good level of fitness to be able to conduct good manual handling techniques. You should be able to safely pick up 20kg and conduct 10 minutes of mild continuous exercise.