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). This new Programme replaces the Certificate in Construction Site Safety.
To complete the programme, you’ll need a minimum of 40 Site Safe programme credits. These are earned by completing Site Safe courses, and submitting workplace evidence.
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
Download our programme brochure for an overview.
Transition from the Certificate in Construction Site Safety
From January 2019 Site Safe have transferred all learners from the Certificate in Construction Site Safety (CCSS) into the new Health and Safety in Construction programme. Any credits that learners have previously been awarded will be recognised and transferred into the new programme with equal value.
A current learner who has 30 credits under the CCSS will be transferred into the Health and Safety in Construction programme from January 2019 with 30 credits.
For a learner to complete the new programme in 2019, they will need to achieve all 40 credits including completing two of the three mandatory courses:
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 July.
Find out more about the eligibility criteria, application criteria and scholarship benefits.
Build your programme your way
Choose which role best suits you to see how you can achieve the Health and Safety in Construction programme.