To provide the appropriate knowledge to be able to issue and audit company specific Permits to Work

Who Should Attend

Anyone required to  issue company specific Permit to Work.  It is strongly recommended that you hold unit standard 17588 Permit to Work Receiver

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the legal requirements of a Permit to Work system
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of all Permit to Work documentation
  • Demonstrate how and when extra authorisation is required e.g. sign off by manager, notification to WorkSafe NZ
  • Demonstrate an understanding of electrical and mechanical isolation
  • Complete a permit for a high risk activity e.g. hot work, confined space or excavation
  • Complete an audit of a Permit to Work


NZQA Unit Standard Included

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
17590  Issue worksite specific work permits (issuer) 6


One Day

Attendance Capacity

Minimum of 8 trainees and a Maximum of 12 trainees per programme.


Course Fees

$345.00 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.