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Health and Safety Essentials ONLINE


Price (Per Person): $120 + GST


This course is assessed through unit 497 Demonstration knowledge of work place health and safety requirements.

  • Tap into the industry standard for the baseline knowledge your team needs to arrive on site with the knowledge and attitude that will see them go home safe.
  • Give yourself the edge with lead contractors and employers by demonstrating you're ahead of the pack and will be a safe pair of hands for them to work with.
  • Prepare yourself for the crackdown on health and safety by keeping records of your staff's training.
  • Get your staff recognised with the VHNZ Pre-Site Health and Safety Competency Card, and
  • At the same time have your staff's training recognised against national qualifications if you want to.

And do it in a way that works for your business. Train your people at a time and place of your choosing, during breaks, at home, or as part of a focused course we can facilitate.

Course Objectives

Improve knowledge of workplace health and safety - covered in 6 modules.


Introduction to workplace health and safety

Overview of the course
The importance of health and safety in the workplace – safety culture not just compliance Unit Standards

Workplace health and safety requirements

What the law says about workplace health and safety
Identifying safety practices that must be followed in your workplace
How the Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act 2015 defines hazards
Systems used to manage workplace health and safety hazards

Principles of workplace safety

Identifying safe work practices
Use of PPE
Systems used to identify hazards
Using communication to keep safe

Demonstrating safe work practices

Prepares learners for the practical demonstration of safe work practices.

Identifying hazards and their effects

What a hazard is
What the law says about workplace hazards
Sources of harm and possible effects on people, the environment and organisations

Controlling hazards

How to identify hazards in your workplace
Assessing the risk that a hazard presents
Documentation to support hazard identification and risk assessment
Methods used to control hazards
Monitoring the effectiveness of hazard control

MIN n/a
MAX n/a

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