2018 Dates

Course available upon request



Observe Permit Work (MSMPER202)

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This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required for a safety observer (this could include a fire watcher or a heights standby). Safety observers can stop permit work, but do not have the authority to restart it.

It includes: understanding the permit system and the individual permit’s requirements, observing work being performed, noting any change in conditions and taking required action.

  • Prepare for the job
  • Control the permit site
  • Take appropriate action for potential incidents
  • Hazards associated with the job and the plant
  • Hazard analysis and control, JSEA, SWMS
  • HSE legislative requirements related to plant
  • Incident response procedures
  • Permit principles and procedures including Hot Work, Confined Space, Excavation, HV, Heights, Cranes

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

  • Pemit Observer
  • Safety Officer
  • Supervisory roles

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

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

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.


Duration - Four (4) Hours

Time - 8.30am - 12.30pm

Observe Permit Work 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)