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Issue Work Permits

Nationally recognised units of competency
MSMPER300 - Issue work permit
MSMWHS201 - Conduct hazard analysis


This e-Learning course teaches participants how to review, authorise, issue and monitor a range of work permits.

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Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National units of competency

  • MSMPER300 - Issue work permit
  • MSMWHS201 - Conduct hazard analysis

Course Duration

  • 100% online program
  • 5 to 5½ hours depending on experience


  • Online e-Learning course. $295.00 pp.
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Course Overview

​This e-Learning course teaches participants the fundamentals of reviewing and issuing range of permits, including permits for hot works, isolation, work at height, excavation and general work permits.

Important Information for Confined Space Permit Issuers

While the Issue Work Permits course covers some fundamentals of confined space entry permit issuing, we strongly recommend students who need to issue confined space permits undertake our face-to-face Confined Space Permit Issuer course.

Course Outline

The key areas covered in this course include:

  • The purpose of work permits
  • Role and responsibilities in issuing permits
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Implementing control measures
  • Isolation permits
  • Excavation permits
  • Isolation permits
  • Work at height permits
  • General work permits
  • Reviewing permit applications
  • Validating and authorising permits
  • Communication protocols and permit conditions
  • Monitoring work conducted under permit
  • Acting on non-compliances with permit conditions
  • Reporting and record keeping requirements
  • Finalising and closing permits
  • Scenario-based assessment activities

Course Requirements

For online training, participants must have:

  • Either desktop or laptop computer with;
    • Google Chrome web browser installed;
    • access to a stable internet connection; and
    • ability to play sound

I just completed my upgrade with Pinnacle and was thoroughly impressed with the knowledge and professionalism displayed by the trainer Michael. He displayed a great depth of knowledge and managed to make the entire two-day session relevant to a disparate group of part time trainers. Well done!

Murray J. - Cooee Bay, QLD

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