Site-Specific Safety Planning

A one-day course on how to develop and implement Site-Specific Safety Plans and Task Analyses/Safe Work Method Statements.

This course is suitable for site leaders, contractors, quantity surveyors, those who have successfully completed a Passport-level course and anyone who uses Site-Specific Safety Plans. The Site-Specific Safety Plan (SSSP) has become a compulsory document for many contractors working on-sites nationwide. 

What The Course Covers

  • The hazard management process and site leader responsibilities
  • Understanding and completing Task Analysis and Site-Specific Safety Plans
  • Learning through real construction industry tasks
  • Building a safety culture which includes the belief in the benefits of safety, accountability and behaviour change
  • Recognising the full company and site benefits of excellence in safety performance


  • Assignment to be completed within three months after the course

Site Safe regularly reviews and updates course content in partnership with the construction industry, ensuring alignment to best practice industry standards. Visit our Why Choose Site Safe Training page for more information.

What You Will Get at the End of the Course

  • A Site Safety Card (Passport) valid for two years
  • A course workbook including details of all course information, workshops, and a SSSP
  • 8 Licensed Building Practitioner points
  • 7 credits towards the Health and Safety in Construction Programme
  • A downloadable and printable E-certificate to celebrate your achievement

Your Next Learning Steps

Completing this course and passing the assignment means you'll gain site access for the next two years.

When it's time to renew your site access again you don't need to complete the same course - expand your health and safety knowledge with a different course that's relevant to you. Have a look at the pathway examples for more training options or progress your height learning.

Completing this course will also mean that you are well on your way to gaining a qualification in health and safety; check out the Health and Safety in Construction Programme page for more info.  

Please note: If you are attending a 1 or 2 day Site Safe course then you need to bring with you a form of identification that can be verified (travel passport, birth certificate or residency certificate). This is required by NZQA and the Tertiary Education Commission.

Book your seat on the next course today, or contact us for more information.

For a full list of our training courses visit our Our Training Courses page.

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