Who Should Take This Permit to Work Course?

Our Permit to Work Course is designed for anyone who will be creating and issuing permits, as well as those who will supervise or carry out the work covered by a permit. It explains the duties of everyone responsible for the permit, from the point of issue to the work’s completion. Anyone who carries out high risk work, such as in confined spaces, working at height, asbestos work, hot work, railway maintenance, and more, should take this training.

Legal responsibilities

An introduction to the legal system, including the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and relevant regulations

Training will include:

  • The need to manage safe systems of work
  • Application and functions of the permit
  • Building a permit system
  • Typical applications
  • Basic permit concepts – isolation, handover, supervision, suspension, display
  • Managing multiple permits
  • Generic and specific permits
  • Typical permit problems