Permit to Work Training

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In our Permit to Work Training Course, you will gain a detailed and understanding of permit to work systems, their importance and the practical skills needed to implement and manage them effectively.

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Course Description

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All about Permit to Work Training Course

On completion of the course, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of permit to work systems, their importance and the practical skills needed to implement and manage them effectively. In the first unit you will discover what a work permit is and why it is necessary.

You will explore the key elements of a permit to work including hazard identification, safety measures, duration, expiry, signatures and approvals.  You will learn about the purpose and importance of a permit to work as well as the benefits. We will explore the types of work that require a PTW as well as the legal and regulatory requirements.

We will explore the key roles, responsibilities and tasks  involved in authorizing a work permit and the different types of work permits required  and their specifications. You will also learn about risk assessment and hazard identification.

In the final unit you will gain an understanding of the critical aspects of PTW issuance and control. In this unit will cover the entire life cycle of a PTW from issuance to its final closure covering safe work procedures, communication, training, monitoring and compliance.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Permit to work Systems  – In the first unit of permit to work systems we will cover and define what a permit to work is, its key elements and the benefits of a PTW. You will also learn about the purpose and importance of a PTW and the types of work that require a PTW as well the legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Unit 2 – Types of Permits and their application – In this unit we will explore the diverse world of permits to work, the different types of permits and uncover their unique requirements and applications.
  • Unit 3 – Permit Issuance and Control – In the third unit we will explore the critical aspects of PTW issuance and control covering the entire life cycle of a PTW from issuance to its final closure. We will cover the importance of adhering to safety regulations, minimizing risks and maintaining compliance.
  • Unit 4 – Permit Compliance and Incident Reporting  – In the final unit we will focus on compliance and the crucial aspect of incident reporting and its process. We will cover how to report incidents effectively, how organizations can use incident data to drive continuous improvement in safety protocols.
Kloeckner Metals Training

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“We have used CPD online for a while now, the courses are great and the cost is too! CPD helps us to ensure our employees are trained in specific areas, whilst giving the student the flexibility of learning at their own pace.”

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Kloeckner Metals

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Permit to Work Training course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Permit to Work Training course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Permit to Work Training course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Permit to Work Training
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