2018 Dates

Course available upon request



Issue Work Permits (MSMPER300)

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This competency unit addresses the need for personnel who issue work permits to understand the permit system, know the limitations of each permit and make decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit.

This competency unit includes the issue of any and all permits. It applies to the issuing of permits covering a single plant or plant area such as might be an operators scope of responsibility.

  • Correctly identify situations requiring work permits
  • Identify and apply legislative requirements, relevant standards and codes of practice (which may be incorporated in the organisation's procedures) to the issuing of work permits
  • Permit types: Hot Work, Confined Space, HV, Excavation, Heights, Cranes etc
  • List the requirements of each type of permit
  • Plan own work process within workplace procedures and explain the reasons for the steps in the process
  • Correct permit issued
  • Hazards are identified and controlled in the permit by applying the hierarchy of control
  • required personal protective equipment (PPE) is specified
  • Problems are anticipated
  • Problems are efficiently resolved

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Permit Issuer / Authoriser
  • Safety Officer
  • Supervisory roles

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Civil Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas Industries

Participants must have previously completed the following pre-requisite:

MSMWHS201 - Conduct Hazard Analysis

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.


Duration - Four (4) Hours

Time - 8.30am to 12.30pm

Issue Work Permits is open to the public and is also conducted upon request.

This course is conducted on request at the Academy and can be delivered on your site. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning tea/coffee is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements


Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSA30116)