Passport Plus - Flexi (Online + Classroom)
Site Safe's course, the Passport Plus – Flexi (Online + Classroom), combines the advantages of both online and in-class learning. With access to online modules and a two-hour in-class session, learners can select the topics most relevant to them, while still getting a solid grounding in how to stay safe on-site.
This course is designed to give learners the best of both worlds: choice, flexibility and in-class time with one of our expert health and safety advisors.
The Passport Plus - Flexi (Online + Classroom) offers you:
- A simple, cost-effective way to renew your Site Safety Card.
- Freedom to study online at your own pace at a time and location that suits you.
- In-class access to an expert health and safety advisor.
- Regularly updated information relevant to the risks you face on-site.
- A solid grounding in health and safety essentials.
Please note online modules must be completed within two months of booking the course. Learners must complete the two online modules and the in-class session before receiving their Site Safety Card. The online link to choose the modules will be sent directly to the trainee's email after the course is purchased.
If you have already purchased and registered for this course and want to log in to complete the online modules, please go to https://learn.sitesafe.org.nz.
2hr In-Class Session:
- Identify the reasons to be safe
- Recognise how role models influence the actions of other workers
- Make Health and Safety positive through your conversations
- Understand how health and safety culture and mindset is shaped by role models and conversations
- Take action to improve your Health and Safety
What the course covers
This course includes a two-hour in-class session and access to two online modules. Each module is interactive and engaging, featuring images, audio and quizzes. Learners select from a library of regularly updated topics - all they need is an email address and a computer or tablet with internet. Each user-friendly module takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and is designed so learners can learn at their own pace.
Select any two modules from our library, which currently includes:
- Asbestos Awareness:learn how asbestos harms health, some of the places it can be found and what to do if you find it. This is a basic awareness module and does not cover how to remove or dispose of asbestos.
- Noise:learn how noise can affect you and how to manage hearing-related risks. This module introduces workers to their legal responsibilities and the types of equipment that pose the greatest risk to hearing.
- Worker Basics:learn about the dangers of fatigue, drugs, alcohol and stress, and your legal responsibilities as a worker. This module introduces workers to hazard identification and how to assess levels of risk.
- Manual Handling:learn what manual handling is and the potential injuries it can cause. This module covers what controls can be used when lifting or moving material and strategies that can reduce harm.
- Mobile Plant:learn about the risks workers face when working with or near mobile plant. This module introduces workers to hazard identification, training and competency, spotters, site lay out and planning.
- Electricity:learn about electrical dangers on-site and the importance of staying safe when working around electricity. This is a basic awareness module and is not suitable for electricians.
- Consultants Legislation: Learn how legislation affects Consultants and understand the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. This module explains the responsibilities, terminology and roles Consultants have regarding legislation and the changes that have occurred since the HSWA 2015 was implemented.
- Consultants Influencing Safety: Learn how Consultants can influence safety in design. This module is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the purpose of understanding safety in design and influence safety. As a Consultant of structures, and those that work with you, you need to understand the basics of safety in design, so your work will not put anyone’s health and safety at risk.
The two-hour in-class session introduces learners to essential health and safety principles, including:
- Reasons for being safe and how to take action on-site
- How to shape health and safety culture through positive conversations
- Understanding the basic risks and responsibilities of working on site
Improving health and safety awareness on site
Language and Technology requirements
To complete this course successfully, learners must be able to read and understand conversational English. If you are not comfortable with English comprehension, we recommend attending a classroom course at a Site Safe training centre. Please contact us if you need assistance in choosing the right course for you.
Please use your own individual email address as our online learning platform can only register one person per email address. Sharing email addresses and login details will negatively impact your ability to complete course requirements and the administration of your course.
For the optimum online learning experience, please use the Chrome web browser on the latest version of Windows 10 or Mac OS. Use of mobile phones is not recommended. We cannot guarantee you will receive the best performance if you use other browsers or mobile phones.
What you'll get at the end of the course
- Site Safety Card (Passport) valid for two years
- Four Licensed Building Practitioner points
- Three credits towards the Site Safe Health and Safety in Construction programme (only one Passport level course may be counted towards the certificate)
- Site Safe Passport Handbook
Next learning steps
Completing a Site Safe Passport means you'll gain site access for the next two years.
When it's time to renew your site access, you don't need to complete the same course again - expand your health and safety knowledge with a different course that's relevant to you. We offer a range of one and two-day courses which will renew your Site Safety Card/Passport.
Have a look at the pathway examples for more training options after successfully completing this course.
Check out our Training CPD Matrix to see Site Safe courses and credits at a glance.
With over 60,000 New Zealand construction workers attending a Site Safe Passport course each year, most major New Zealand contractors require a Site Safety Card for entry to their sites, and as a prerequisite in their tender process.
As well as offering Passport courses, Site Safe also offers a range of one and two-day courses which automatically renew Site Safety Cards.
Need to maintain or renew your Site Safety card?
Maintain your Site Safety Card by choosing the right course for your current role. Download our easy to read card/course option poster and progress your career with our Health and Safety in Construction Programme Certificate.