PERMIT TO WORK - Issue Work Permits inc Local Risk Control



PERMIT TO WORK - Issue Work Permits inc Local Risk Control

Through the combination of theory and practical training‚ this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the requirements of the Permit to Work (PTW) system and maintain safe conditions for workers carrying out tasks under a permit on a wellsite.



A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment is issued upon participant being deemed competent in all assessment items.

Targeted Audience

Entry Requirements
Authority: Must complete the Permit Holder component.
Participants are required to possess basic literacy and numeracy skills to complete

  • Speak clearly and unambiguously in English; and to explain‚ describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues.
  • Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms.
  • Numeracy is required to the level of being able to correctly differentiate between high and low pressures and temperatures, voltages or masses.
  • Read and correctly interpret complex P&IDs
  • Explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues.
If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • RIIRIS201D - Conduct local risk control
  • MSMPER300 - Issue work permits


  • Purpose of the WPTW system
  • Scope of the WPTW system and identifying when a permit is required
  • The WPTW lifecycle/ process
  • Types of permits used on a Wellsite
  • Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS)
  • Risk Management Principles
  • WPTW roles and responsibilities
  • Completing and working under a permit (Holder, Authority and OCR)
  • Issuing a permit (Authority)
  • Risk assessment processes (Authority)

Learning Methods

Candidates will be required to complete a written workbook to assess the theory component. A number of simulated workplace scenarios will also be used to allow participants to demonstrate the application of permit to work principles and practices.