Health and Safety in Construction Programme

Site Safe’s Health and Safety in Construction programme provides you with essential health and safety training you need to make a difference at work. Completing this programme will award you with a New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) recognised New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3). 

To complete the programme, you’ll need a minimum of 40 Site Safe programme credits. These are earned by completing Site Safe courses.

Programme Rules

The following rules apply to completing this programme:

When the above criteria has been met you will be ready to graduate. Graduation events are held annually at our Evening of Celebration events in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. If you wish to meet the deadlines for these events, please get in touch with us and we can support you.

By completing the Health and Safety in Construction programme you will:

  • Become a health and safety leader
  • Develop your career and skills
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety training
  • Proudly stand for health and safety in the New Zealand construction industry
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements and contribute to the wider construction industry in New Zealand

For more information, download the Health and Safety in Construction Programme Handbook and the Learner Guide.



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How to enrol

If you would like to enrol in the Health and Safety in Construction programme, please complete the enrolment form.

If you have any questions please contact us on 

Programme cost

The cost of the programme will depend on the courses you complete to gain 40 credits. For an estimate of the cost of completing the programme please see our  price list.

Course credit values

Passport courses

One and two day courses

* learners will need to have completed two of the three mandatory courses to be eligible to graduate.

Programme support

For more information on the programme please refer to our Health and Safety in Construction Programme Handbook

For more information about what to expect on course, completing your assignments or learning support (including English language assistance), please refer to our Learner Guide, or contact us on 0800 748 372 or


Every year Site Safe offers scholarships to those who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in Health and Safety. The scholarship programme supports recipients through their journey to graduation. Applications for scholarships open in September.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria, application criteria and scholarship benefits.

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